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Social Impact calls for social startups from Portugal and Spain

Social startup scholarship program supports portuguese and spanish startups Dear Sir or Madam, Already for the fourth time Social Impact calls for social startups from Portugal and Spain. Two teams have the chance to receive a financial and ideal scholarship and live for six months in Leipzig, Germany. Based at the

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The RRI Toolkit is live! Join the Responsible Research and Innovation community

The RRI Tools consortium announced last week the beta version of the RRI Toolkit. After two years of work and the effort of many, you will find in it resources for the reflection, application, training and dissemination of Responsible Research and Innovation and its key issues. RRI Tools has developed a Toolkit

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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

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Social Innovation for refugees and migrants: #diogochallenge is on!

Yesterday, 25 February 2016, the European Commission launched in Amsterdam the 2016 Social Innovation Competition. This year the focus is on social innovation for refugees and migrants. The 3 winners of the competition will each receive a prize of €50,000. The competition is open for entries until 8 April 2016. Take a

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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)

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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):

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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

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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

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-2 to Supporting Social Innovations to Grow: TRANSITION’s Journey

It seems yesterday we all met in Brussels for TRANSITION project kick off meeting. It was September 2013 and we were about to start a long journey that is now bringing us back to Brussels, for another meeting. This time a bit bigger Are you ready for this last step

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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

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