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Technology and Creativity for Social Innovation

The third of a series of seven social innovation trainings will take place on October 17, 2018 at Satori Stage in Bratislava from 13:00 to 16:00. Academy of Social Innovation is organized by the Pontis Foundation within the framework of the international project Social (i) Makers with 7 EU countries to encourage interest in social innovation and social entrepreneurship in Central Europe.

The training will introduce basic principles and will show useful tools for designing, testing and implementing innovative products and services that address social issues. Participants will learn basic techniques and approach to designing thinking and "slim" testing of ideas. They will understand the importance of customer research and the need to involve users in creating the final solution. They will also learn to quickly and inexpensively test the solutions that have been made and to modify them "on the go".

Presenter: Juraj Kovac.

The Social Innovation Academy offers tailor-made workshops and online training for socially-innovative players and those who want to create social innovations themselves.

From September to December 2018 , free online training courses and Slovakia-wide workshops will be offered on the following topics:

  • Social Innovation Policies
  • Social Business
  • Impact Investing
  • Technology for Social Innovation
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Active Citizenship
  • Social Impact Assessment

Register for the online courses on the Social Innovation Academy website.