WEB-COSI – Web Communities for Statistics for Social Innovation
The Web-COSI project ended in December 2015.
Web-COSI – Web COmmunities for Statistics for Social Innovation- was a co-ordination action to support Collective Awareness by engaging citizens and society at large in the area of statistics and new measures of social progress and well-being. The project was built on the awareness that it is essential to change cultures and enlarge the public debate on the “role” of communities in the implementation of information and data related to the topics of well-being and societal progress. Web-COSI used state of art Web 2.0 technology and social media tools to engage diverse communities in a collective discussion on the “definition” of official and non official statistics for new measurements ‘beyond GDP’. Involvement in “the way” information and data is collected and processed motivated more citizens to contribute, access, understand and master the use of public statistical data.
Project lifetime: 01/10/2013 to 31/12/2015
Project details: http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/110219_en.html