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Challenges as Opportunities: The Future of Social Innovation Policy in Europe
Policy

Challenges as Opportunities: The Future of Social Innovation Policy in Europe

On 9 April 2010, third sector leaders met with policy makers, creative thinkers, social innovation practitioners and social entrepreneurs from Londo…
9 April 2010
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Kafka Brigades
Article

Kafka Brigades

The Kafka Brigade is called into action when citizens and public servants become tangled in a web of dysfunctional rules, regulations and procedures…
22 February 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Sundhed- ICT as an enabler of Innovation
Article

Sundhed- ICT as an enabler of Innovation

One of the best examples of ICT as an enabler of innovation is Sundhed, the Danish eHealth portal. Sundhed brings the public Danish Healthcare Servi…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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Co-design - Participle and Southwark Circle
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Co-design - Participle and Southwark Circle

Participle was set up to apply inovative design approaches to public sector reform. Participle’s main aims are to create a system based on capabi…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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Kiva - Online platform for peer-to-peer lending and giving
Article

Kiva - Online platform for peer-to-peer lending and giving

Kiva, the world’s first peer-to-peer micro-lending site, enables individuals to lend small sums of money to entrepreneurs on low incomes. It was e…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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M-PESA - Business developing social innovations
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M-PESA - Business developing social innovations

M-PESA is a Safaricom service which allows people to transfer money using their mobile phones. It has revolutionised money transfer in Kenya and sig…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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KoiSPE - Mental Health Co-operatives
Health

KoiSPE - Mental Health Co-operatives

KoiSPErepresents a new pathway to social inclusion for persons with psychosocial disabilities and serves both therapeutic and entreprencial purposes…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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Diakoniewerk Arbeit & Kultur - Work Insertion
Article

Diakoniewerk Arbeit & Kultur - Work Insertion

Diakoniewerk Arbeit & Kultur gGmbH was set up in 1985 to run a small number of employment measures funded by the regional labour office, but has…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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User Journalism - Giving Socially Vulnerable People a Voice in Society
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User Journalism - Giving Socially Vulnerable People a Voice in Society

During the past couple of years Social Development Centre SUS has held four courses in what we call ‘user journalism’. The purpose of inviting s…
17 February 2010Anne
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Network Group Conference
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Network Group Conference

A method including multiple perspectives on interventions towards socially vulnerable people – focusing on resources in their personal network. A…
17 February 2010Anne
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