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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

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EVENT! Supporting Social Innovations to Grow: TRANSITION’s Journey

To mark the end of the TRANSITION project, 2016 will kick 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 will bring different players from European social

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TRANSITION eMag #3 is out!

Latest news from the European Social Innovation Incubation Network: interviews, tools, methods, success stories and much more In this issue: The WHAT section of TRANSITION Social Innovation Journey; Talks with Anna Meroni, POLIMI/TRANSITION Milano and Ana Rita Rodrigues, Social Entrepreneurs Agency/TRANSITION Lisbon; 2 tools: Thinking Outside the Comfort Zone Box; Top 5

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“How Can Policy Makers Improve Their Country’s Support To Social Enterprises” is online

Based on the preliminary results of the EFESEIIS research project (Enabling the Flourishing and Evolution of Social Entrepreneurship for Innovative and Inclusive Societies), the policy brief “How Can Policy Makers Improve Their Country’s Support To Social Enterprises?” has been recently published by the European Commission. We read in EFESEIIS Blog: “The document

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A new place for social innovators in Brussels: Sense Cube is now opening in Brussels

You have an innovative idea to solve a social or environmental issue and create high impact? The SenseCube acceleration program will support you to design your innovative solution, prototype it and make it sustainable.

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Scaling Social Innovation: Experiences and first success stories of the two European Networks of Incubators for Social Innovation

TRANSITION project partners together with BENISI consortium have recently published a comprehensive report presenting experiences and first success stories of the two European Networks of Incubators for Social Innovation. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE Through a comparative approach, the publication analyses objectives, methodologies and activities adopted and carried out by TRANSITION and BENISI

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The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research and Innovation_Apply by December 7

  Call for proposals for the European Foundations Award for Responsible Research and Innovation Have you successfully incorporated innovative methods to align your research with the needs of society? Do you contribute responsibly to the development of a smart, inclusive and sustainable society? The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research

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AGEING SOCIETY is the challenge of the first Horizon Prize for Social Innovation

News Alert: http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=newsalert&year=2015&na=na-221015 The challenge of ageing population to be tackled with the first Horizon Prize for Social Innovation Brussels, 22 October 2015 The challenge of an ageing population has received the biggest support in an open, public vote run by the European Commission, and becomes the topic of the first Horizon Prize

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SOCIAL STARTUPS IN RESIDENCE_SCALING OPPORTUNITY FOR SOCIAL INNOVATIONS FROM SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Social Impact GmbH have just launched a very interesting initiative addressed to Spanish and Portuguese social innovators: it is a 6 month scholarship they can spend in Germany (Leipzig) to develop further their ideas. They are looking for the two most promising solutions, that could really benefit from this programme

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TRANSITION Lisbon at Greenfest Portugal

SEA – Social Entrepreneurs Agency had the opportunity to present Transition Lisbon on Greenfest Portugal on the 10th of October in Estoril. Inspire in the US format, Greenfest Portugal is the biggest event on sustainability that happens is Portugal. It shows the best Portuguese practices around 3 main topics: environmental,

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