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Social Innovation Community (SIC)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2019,

Developing an enabling environment for social innovation that links actions across the whole field and supports the full exploitation of their potential is vital to addressing societal challenges both in Europe and globally. While there is increasing interest for social innovation as a means of addressing societal challenges, there is also considerable variation in the extent to which different co ...
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ShakerMaker brings together mainstream manufacturers and makers (i.e. tech-savvy craftsmen driven by social innovation and open source principles) in an purposely designed ecosystem built to enable cross-boundary partnerships for innovation. The partnerships will be facilitated by a targeted programme piloted in four locations in Europe and curated by experienced facilitators. Combining skills and ...
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Distributed Global Financial Systems for Society (DOLFINS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

The DOLFINS project addresses the global challenge of making the financial system better serve society by placing scientific evidence and citizens participation at the centre of the policy process in finance. The project strives to give scientific evidence and citizens participation central roles in the policy process concerning finance. DOLFINS will focus on two crucial and interconnected policy ...
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Social Innovation: Driving Force of Social Change (SI-DRIVE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

SI-DRIVE extends knowledge about social innovation (SI) in three major directions:- Integrating theories and research methodologies to advance understanding of SI leading to a comprehensive new paradigm of innovation.- Undertaking European and global mapping of SI, thereby addressing different social, economic, cultural, historical and religious contexts in eight major world regions.- Ensuring rel ...
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Share-to-Know Partnership

Start date: Mar 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

The Share-to-Know Partnership will improve access to learning for young people furthest from the labour market by advancing non-formal education, specifically peer-to-peer learning. This innovative approach is of particular value in engaging individuals at risk of long-term unemployment, for example, those with a negative experience of education and the large numbers of young Europeans who are NE ...
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Transnational Network for Social Innovation Incubation (TRANSITION)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

... ct of these methodologies when transferred between regions.TRANSITION is led by the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN), Europe’s network of innovation-based incubators, and The Young Foundation, a pioneer in the field of SI. Additional partners in the consortium provide a broad geographical spread for the Scaling Centres (in France, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain & the UK) and a ...
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The European Commission’s Innovation Union strategy clearly places innovation at the centre of the policy agenda for meeting social challenges affecting Europe and its Member States. The field of social innovation is developing rapidly all over the world, with new institutions, methods and activities. However, at present the ability for Europe to coordinate and galvanise its undoubted potential ac ...
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Electronic Maps to Assist Public Science (EMAPS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

EMAPS (Electronic Maps to Assist Public Science) is a collaborative research project aiming at answering in the most innovative way the topic SiS.2011.3.0.6-1 which calls for an assessment of “the opportunities and risks in the use of the web and the social media as a meaningful information tool and for developing a participatory communication between scientists and the different publics”. Our pro ...
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European Framework for Measuring Progress (e-Frame)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

Within the framework of the Work Programme 2011 on Socio-economic Science and Humanities e-Frame project builds on the latest political directions of the European Commission, in particular the priorities identified in the Europe 2020 strategy. The project will focus on the following general objectives: stocktaking of available results and of ongoing research activities on progress measurement; fos ...
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