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TRANSITION is a dynamic community, made of social innovation practitioners; it is a social innovation incubation lab, built upon the willingness of leaving a trace and contribute to make a systemic change.

It is time for our sixth and last Newsletter. It's time to take stock of this long Social Innovation Journey we went through together with 300 social innovators in several European countries.

Over the last 30 months we, TRANSITION partners, have been experimenting, learning, sharing and practicing around the best incubation methods, processes and tools to let social innovation flourish in Europe. 

We are now happy to share with you the results of this journey:

• our framework methodology and the SIJ toolbox;

• our latest report on Social Innovation Incubation (highlights from TRANSITION incubation programmes);

• our successful final event held in Brussels last February 5th, Supporting Social Innovations to Grow: TRANSITION's Journey.

The end of one journey is simply the start of another” Josè Saramago

"Ceci n’est pas un projet" said Philippe Vanrie (EBN CEO) opening TRANSITION final event, "this is a community of travelers - either you are a social innovator, an incubator, an investor, a policy maker, etc".

Therefore this is not the end of our Journey, but a pit-stop. We would invite you to stay in touch as we have in mind new destinations and we would love to have you on board.

ESIIN, the European Social Innovation Incubation Network, is our next step. Register on www.esiin.eu the Journey continues there!

We wish you a challenging, fascinating, successful Social Innovation Journey! TRANSITION crew

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Social Innovation Incubation: practical lessons from TRANSITION project

TRANSITION partners would close this marvelous journey into social innovation and social innovation incubation by sharing with you our latest report presenting in a very practical way the results of 30 months of incubation practices. “Social Innovation Incubation – Approaches and tools for supporting early-stage social innovators: an output of TRANSITION” This report is intended as a document sharing learning …

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TRANSITION eMag#4 is out!

Latest news from the European Social Innovation Incubation Network: interviews, tools, methods, success stories and much more In this issue: The HOW sections of TRANSITION Social Innovation Journey; Talks with Michel Daigney, PRE/TRANSITION Paris Region and Luis Miguel Macias Pereda, SIP/TRANSITION Basque Country; 3 success stories: Connemara Food Venture (Ireland), Enabling Genius (UK), Ocean Alive (Portugal) TRANSITION eMag#4: enjoy the reading and get involved! Follow us: …

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Applications open for the 2016 Social Innovation Tournament!

Applications open for the 2016 Social Innovation Tournament! The Social Innovation Tournament promotes the generation of innovative ideas and rewards initiatives that fight against social exclusion. It covers projects in a wide range of fields – fromeducation, health care and job creation, to new technologies, new systems and new processes. All projects compete for four prizes in a General Category, and projects addressing the topic of health with a special emphasis …

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The Social Innovation Journey Toolbox is now available online!

TRANSITION partners developed and refined a series of tools to support social innovators at different stages of the Social Innovation Journey. The SIJ has multiple entry and exit points: a social innovation project does not have to go through all the numbers, but can enter and exit along the Journey according to their stage of maturity and experience. Nevertheless, each step is a …

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What did you miss at "Supporting Social Innovations to Grow: TRANSITION's Journey" event?

To mark the end of the TRANSITION project, 2016 kicked off with a social innovation incubation conference –Supporting Social Innovations to Grow: TRANSITION’s Journey. Drawing on some of the key lessons and tools developed as part of the TRANSITION project, the conference gathered different players from European social innovation incubation ecosystem(s): social innovators, incubators, investors, foundations, researchers, policy makers together to …

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Warming up for our final conference: regional workshops, videos and much more

Less than 3 weeks and we'll all meet in Brussels to exchange and analyse main outcomes of TRANSITION's Journey: Supporting Social Innovations to Grow: TRANSITION's Journey Brussels, 5 February 2016 This 30 month programme dedicated to social innovation incubation is now coming to an end and we would like to present you major outcomes of this experimental project that brought us to …

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TRANSITION Newsletter #5 is out!

We have been working hard in the last months and in this 5th Newsletter we would like to share with you some of the key milestones of TRANSITION's Journey. NEWSLETTER #5 Together with BENISI project, we prepared a joint report highlighting preliminary outcomes and recommendations on "Scaling Social Innovation". We have developed and published two new issues of TRANSITION eMag, …

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