Diving into Social Innovation In the Basque Country and Portugal

The visits to the Iberian partners of the SIKE project took place between 11 and 15 March 2019. The entire consortium had the opportunity to learn about the case studies located in Bilbao, Lisbon, and Aveiro. In this same context, the University of Aveiro, in partnership with the Santa Casa da Misericórdia of Lisbon, organised on … Continue reading Diving into Social Innovation In the Basque Country and Portugal

What can universities do to support social innovation?

Rose Cawood, Glasgow Caledonian University From the outside, universities often appear as isolated and removed from society, especially for communities that have never accessed university education or resources.  However, in recent years, universities are beginning to recognise the need to have a stronger link with society and industry outside of the academia bubble. With the … Continue reading What can universities do to support social innovation?

Diving into social innovation in Basque country and Portugal

The visits to the Iberian partners of the SIKE project took place between 11 and 15 March 2019.  The entire consortium had the opportunity to learn about the case studies located in Bilbao, Lisbon, and Aveiro. In this same context, the University of Aveiro, in partnership with the Santa Casa da Misericórdia of Lisbon, organised. … Continue reading Diving into social innovation in Basque country and Portugal

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