Join the 1st European Network for Social Innovation Incubators (ESIIN)
May 29 @ 09:30 – 15:00
In the framework of the EBN TechCamp 2015, which will take place in Rome on May 28-29 (www.ebntechcamp.eu), this year as well the emphasis will be given to Social Innovation.
TRANSITION team will bring you through the Social Innovation Journey (SIJ): an action format for social innovation incubation
Why do we need a specific incubation path for social innovation? How tools and methods differ from mainstream incubation ones? Discover, learn, test, exchange..
• Discover the SIJ and how it adapts to different contexts and different social innovations
• Learn how these evolving methodologies can increase the level of positive impact Start-ups and SMEs have on the wider Society through their creativity and output
• Test how social innovation incubation is different from mainstream incubation: play with dedicated tools and methods
• Exchange about your own experience on social innovation incubation: what role can EU|BICs and incubators play in this field?
Network with other European social innovation incubation practitioners: be part of the first European Network for Social Innovation Incubators where to share, find, propose learning, networking and funding opportunities dedicated to social innovation incubation
Download here the draft agenda: Social Innovation Incubation_29 May 2015_Rome_draft08.05.15
“The Commission is closely following our work in this ever evolving movement and we are endeavouring to vigilantly protect the sustainability of start-ups who embrace the Social Innovation agenda to scale up their Product/Service offering to international markets”. Commented Joe Greaney, WestBIC, TRANSITION Ireland West. He added, “Jobs and regional prosperity is what it is really all about in the longer term”.
The Social Innovation sessions on May 29 are free of charge. REGISTER NOW: www.ebntechcamp.eu