Monthly Archives: December 2013

TRANSITION Press Release #2: 1st TRANSITION Spark Session: London, 30 January 2014 – SAVE THE DATE!

Between January and April 2014 TRANSITION will organize six Spark Session Workshops in the six cities where TRANSITION Scaling Centres are located: London, Paris, Milan, Bilbao, Tampere and Galway. During the TRANSITION Spark Sessions, participants will: Connect with other people just like them to share ideas, challenges, and successes, and

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TRANSITION & BENISI. Two projects, one goal: test, analyse, promote social innovation incubation in Europe

The coordinators of the two twin projects BENISI and TRANSITION have met last November with the aim to agree on the practical ways to collaborate. BENISI, Building a European Network of Incubators for Social Innovation, is a trans-European consortium that aims at identifying and highlighting 300 of the most promising, impacting

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Social Innovation eXchange (SIX), UK

SIX is the world’s primary network for social innovation and a reputable source for research, action and intelligence. We work with cities, national governments, and international bodies such as the European Commission to improve the methods with which our societies find better solutions to challenges such as climate change, inequality

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WESTBIC, Ireland

WESTBIC is the official EC BIC in the Border, Midland & Western region of Ireland providing tailored support to innovative enterprise through the initial stages, from concept to commercialisation. Established in 1987, WESTBIC has an accumulated portfolio of over 500 innovative SMEs, exporting and creating high-value jobs as a response

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New Factory, Finland

New Factory is a novel innovation environment that provides students, self-employed entrepreneurs, researchers and developers with an environment for open innovation, allowing them to process ideas into prototypes, pilot projects, products, services and social innovations, new business and new jobs. Seeds of ideas can come from businesses, public organizations, students,

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Centre Francilian de l’Innovation – Paris Region Entreprises [PRE], France

Paris Region Entreprises (PER), is an innovation support agency enabling cross-sectoral innovation approach and fostering an innovation network in the Paris Region. Devoted to promote and support “Responsible Innovation”, PER provides specific expertise and mentoring support to innovation projects driven by SMEs. PER is implementing the Paris Region innovation and

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Politecnico di Milano – Department of Design, Italy

Politecnico di Milano is a scientific-technological university founded in 1863, which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. POLIMI will contribute to the project through the Department INDACO (Design) and in particular with the POLIMI-DESIS Lab, the team that belongs to the international network ‘Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability’ (DESIS)

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DENOKINN, Spain

DenokInn is the Basque Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and New Business Development. DenokInn promotes a comprehensive approach towards innovation in order to identify and promote new business opportunities and services in existing firms and/or within the public sector. The means to target this purpose encompass the following aspects: methodologies to

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NESTA, UK

Nesta is an independent charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life. By providing investments and grants, practical programmes, mobilising research, networks and skills, Nesta supports innovation to help address our most pressing social and economic challenges.  Nesta is one of the world’s leading

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The Young Foundation, UK

The Young Foundation is a leading independent centre for disruptive social innovation. We create new movements, institutions and companies that tackle the structural causes of inequality. We work to create a more equal and just society, where each individual can be fulfilled in their own terms. We believe that little

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