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Contribution to EC DG Industry’s consultation on innovation. The third leg of Europe: untapped resources for innovation
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Contribution to EC DG Industry’s consultation on innovation. The third leg of Europe: untapped resources for innovation

To frame the question about social innovation in the European context on can use a metaphor describing the EU as three leg stool with one atrophie…
6 October 2009Louise Pulford
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Launch of 'Breakthrough Cities' report on creativity and social innovation in cities
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Launch of 'Breakthrough Cities' report on creativity and social innovation in cities

‘Breakthrough Cities’, a groundbreaking report on how cities can mobilise creativity and knowledge to tackle compelling social challenges, was c…
17 June 2009Louise Pulford
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Prayer wheel powered LED display in the Himalaya
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Prayer wheel powered LED display in the Himalaya

Flashing prayer-wheel: pieces of a bicycle and concrete, in a place where even Lara Croft couldn’t get to. In Ladakh, a region of the Himalayas, K…
SIX
11 February 2009
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Societal entrepreneurship programme
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Societal entrepreneurship programme

This is the programme declaration and information about the programme on societal entrepreneurship at the Knowledge Foundation. How we work, what we…
SIX
9 February 2009
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Small is powerful
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Small is powerful

The Basque region is the proposed setting for the world's first 'social Silicon Valley'. Alison Benjamin meets two Spaniards intent on creating a po…
15 January 2009Louise Pulford
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Social experimentation in Europe: Towards a more complete and effective palette of the EU action for social innovation
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Social experimentation in Europe: Towards a more complete and effective palette of the EU action for social innovation

Ranging from social policy innovation - of which she is one of the best analysts - to social policy experimentation, Marjorie Jouen invites us to gr…
11 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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