Publication: Rapid Evidence Appraisal of the Current State of Co-creation in Ten European CountriesThis Publication aims to shed light on the concepts of co-creation and social innovation as well as to investigate how they are used and utilized in Europe. REA has been used to identify and present co-creation policies in each participating CoSIE country. This report includes the presentation and evaluation of each policy, highlighting the gaps found in the field and the best practices implemented.

Policy Brief: Relevance, Understanding and Motivation – The Key Catalysts of Co-creation
This policy paper highlights the state-of-the-art of co-creation in service design in ten European countries and also lists some of the key challenges and successes of co-creation. The Policy Brief states that when successfully implemented, co-creation gives people a possibility to communicate, express their views and ideas and feel part of the design and implementation process but it can also have unintended and unwanted consequences if implemented without proper design and grassroots knowledge of the target group.

Towards a Roadmap for Co-creation – Practical Ideas and Useful Tools
This roadmap should be considered as a first stepping stone towards a roadmap for the co-creation of public services that will include many more types of stakeholders and will be constantly modified throughout the course of the CoSIE project. The roadmap looks to incorporate reflection and lessons learnt from all our pilot public service programmes in an effort to advance knowledge and share best practice in co-creation.

Publication: Enabling Co-creation through Twitter – A Guidebook for Research Project Communication
This guidebook instructs how social media, particularly Twitter, can effectively be used for communicating projects’ aims and achievements and for interacting with stakeholders. Although the guidebook focuses on Twitter, we believe that the findings can also be applied to other social media sites.