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row of light bulbsEvent review: Meeting of Europe’s Foundations, Regions and Cities for Social InnovationOn 24-25 October 2012, the European Network of the Foundations for Social Economy (PEFONDES) organised the first Meeting of Europe’s Foundations, Regions and Cities for social innovation.15 Nov 2012Context
slinkyEurope needs research and innovationNeelie Kroes talks about what tomorrow's world could look like with the right investment in research and innovation.19 Nov 2012Context
L’innovation socialeL’innovation socialeCette publication à destination des élus et des services est un apport indéniable pour guider nos politiques publiques vers la création d’écosystèmes favorables à l’innovation sociale.21 Nov 2012Context
old peopleEuropean Year of Ageing: challenges and resultsTackling challenges like population ageing calls for innovative policy and practice, argued the Commissioner. Social innovation needs to be promoted and tested at local level. But successful innovations must also find t…21 Nov 2012Context
block puzzlePost event resources from PEFONDESOver 90 representatives of European institutions, foundations, regions, cities, networks and non-profit organisations from 17 countries defined their vision of Social Innovation at the Committee of the Regions (CoR).22 Nov 2012Context
sky through treesBottom-up-initiated Social InnovationsThe dissertation focuses on social innovation processes that are initiated bottom-up by civil society actors in problematic urban quarters of Berlin-Moabit.28 Nov 2012Context
Ginkgo leavesProject: Urban Spatial PioneersThe project deals with complex forms of steering and coordination. Spatial pioneers are the key concern. They are actors who either attempt to instigate novel, socially innovative projects themselves or take up, modify…28 Nov 2012Context
rubbish fallingIndependent Innovators of Social OrganizationsMany governments and foundations encourage social invention/innovation but little attention has been paid to the process by which new organizations have been formed, yet some (Scouts, YMCA, Women’s Institutes, service…18 Dec 2012Context
Innovazione Sociale logoInnovazione Sociale, Made in ItalyReport on Italian Social Innovation from Forum PA11 Jan 2013Context
futuristic node mapSystemic InnovationThoughts from Social Innovation Europe on social innovation at a systemic scale.31 Jan 2013Context


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