We’d like to inform you about the launch of the 2017 European Social Innovation Competition that the Commission and more particularly DG GROW has been organising since late 2012. This fifth edition will be themed around ‘inequalities in a changing and increasingly digital economy‘ but the exact scope will be unveiled in Athens on February 28th when the Competition is[...]
Presentation of the IESI (ICT-Enabled Social Innovation) Mapping as well as the progress of the other streams of the research will be discussed during the 5th IESI Expert Workshop. The full report which contains the analysis of the consolidated IESI Knowledge base gathered throughout 2014 and 2016 is available at: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/publication/eur-scientific-and-technical-research-reports/ict-enabled-social-innovation-support-implementation-social-investment-package-mapping-and-0
OuiShare Summits are where our international community meets twice a year to develop our organization and vision together, share knowledge between local communities, kick-start new projects and build relationships between our distributed team of Connectors and members. All details at: ouishare.net/en/events/ouishare-summit-9-lisbon
Maker Faire UK is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth! Taking place on Saturday 01 – Sunday 02 April 2017 at Life Science Centre in Newcastle, it’s a two-day family-friendly festival of invention and creativity. It brings together over 300 hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe – people who love to make stuff[...]
Despite the good intentions of the Millennium Development Goals we are still coping with problems such as poverty, inequality or the violation of human rights. Under the current economic system new problems have arisen such as the climate change or forced migration. It is time to create a new narrative and to set up the principles of a new economy. On the other[...]
Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPSSI) are ICT systems leveraging the emerging « network effect » in order to create awareness of problems and bring possible solutions requesting collective efforts and enabling new forms of social innovation.