SIKE presentation event in Lisbon

SIKE event in Lisbon debates the resources and needs of Portuguese social innovation ecosystem with local stakeholders. The event was organized by Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa and took place at  Casa do Impacto, a recent hub for social innovation created by this secular wide-ranging Portuguese charity. More than 500 years after its foundation, Santa Casa da … Continue reading SIKE presentation event in Lisbon

SIKE is presented in Aveiro to the community

Presentation and debate event about the project and current state of Social Innovation in Portugal brings together local actors, institutions, city councils, and entrepreneurs. On October 3rd, a meeting was held to present the SIKE (Social Innovation through Knowledge Exchange) European project and debate on the current state and difficulties of the development of Social … Continue reading SIKE is presented in Aveiro to the community

Forging of alliances within the social innovation ecosystem

The forging of alliances within the social innovation ecosystem has begun with the UK’s SIKE partners’ Movement Makers “Learn, Connect, Do” event, organised by The Melting Pot and hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University. The event enabled over 100 people to explore models, motivations, and aspirations for social innovation. Josh Littlejohn, co-founder of Social Bite, featured … Continue reading Forging of alliances within the social innovation ecosystem

Experiencing the social innovation ecosystem in Croatia

Presentations were captivating and featured case studies presented by VERN' and SIL in the SIKE project: Humana Nova, the only social cooperative in Croatia and the makerspace RADIONA (the only such makerspace in Croatia).  This site visit to Zagreb, Croatia took place from Monday, May 6 through Wednesday, May 8 with 15 project partners came … Continue reading Experiencing the social innovation ecosystem in Croatia

Exploring the social innovation landscape in Dortmund

From the 4th to the 7th of February, SIKE project partners from Croatia, Portugal, Scotland and Spain were welcomed in Dortmund, Germany in order to reflect on current and future developments of the project and to learn about social innovation in the Ruhr Region and the federal state North Rhine-Westphalia. The first half of the … Continue reading Exploring the social innovation landscape in Dortmund