SIC’s annual Summer School (SUMSIC) will be held this year on 27-29 June in San Sebastián. Following successful SUMSICs in Tilburg and Bologna, this edition will focus on the existing relation between social and public sector innovation at local and regional level, with a strong focus on the role and potential of digital technologies. . During the three-day summer school[...]
ISIRC is the world’s leading interdisciplinary social innovation research conference. The conference brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss social innovation in a variety of perspectives. ISIRC 2018 is hosted by the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Center for Social Investment and Innovation in cooperation with the Westphalian University Gelsenkirchen, Institute for Work and Technology. The conference will take place at[...]
The next edition of the NGI Forum will be held in 2018 on 13th September 2018 in Porto, Portugal. In line with the first edition, which was held in September 2017, the main goal for this event is to ensure the involvement of the best Internet researchers and innovators to address technological opportunities arising from cross-links and advances in various[...]
Crowdsourcing is a varied and growing phenomenon that makes use of digital technology and the open participation of volunteers. It leverages the so-called “wisdom of the crowd” and empowers people to address social challenges in areas as diverse as education, health care, policy making, privacy, the environment, infrastructure, and more. The impact and reach of such crowd-based endeavours depend mainly[...]
Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPSSI) is manage by the Coordination and Support Action CHiC project which is funded under Grant Agreement No. 687686 by the European Commission.