RAIN Concept - Design innovative business models in rural areas!

The Regional Circular Living Lab business model concept – the RAIN concept – is a tool to support businesses, projects and initiatives, in designing innovative business models in rural areas moving towards a circular economy, open innovation and information and communication technology focus. It includes all important stakeholders by following the Living Lab approach.

The target group for using RAIN comprises everyone who wants to start a business model in rural areas. It provides a step by step procedure someone can follow to develop a sophisticated, individual and sustainable business model.

The RAIN concept integrates three layers:

RAIN Core Elements capture the essential parts of  business model.

RAIN Principles to consider in each of the RAIN elements, developed in the course of the research project LIVERUR.

RAIN Real Life Setting, a structure to get clear about the project environment which enables or limits the project scope. 

The target group for using RAIN comprises everyone who wants to start a business model in rural areas. It provides a step by step procedure someone can follow to develop a sophisticated, individual and sustainable business model.

The RAIN concept integrates three layers:

RAIN Core Elements capture the essential parts of  business model.

RAIN Principles to consider in each of the RAIN elements, developed in the course of the research project LIVERUR.

RAIN Real Life Setting, a structure to get clear about the project environment which enables or limits the project scope. 

The target group for using RAIN comprises everyone who wants to start a business model in rural areas. It provides a step by step procedure someone can follow to develop a sophisticated, individual and sustainable business model.

The RAIN concept integrates three layers:

  • RAIN Core Elements capture the essential parts of  business model.
  • RAIN Principles to consider in each of the RAIN elements, developed in the course of the research project LIVERUR.
  • RAIN Real Life Setting, a structure to get clear about the project environment which enables or limits the project scope. 

After registrationyou have access to additional videos and templates which give support to run through all steps of a business model development