Laboratory of Public Policies (LaPo) is a research center of the University of Turin Department of Cultures, Politics, and Society. LaPo is a bridge among Academia, Public Administration and Citizens,  working on public policy analysis and evaluation with a focus on democratic innovation/deliberative democracy model application. The research focus of the laboratory is to evaluate benefits, disadvantages, and shortcomings of democratic innovations. The LaPo coordinates a Master in Public Policy and Administration specifically directed to students, practitioners and civil servants with an aim to give them comprehensive knowledge of the democratic innovation processes.