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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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PUBLIC VOTE on SOCIAL INNOVATION HORIZON PRIZE now ON

  Cast your vote now for the challenge you want to be the first ever Horizon Prize for Social Innovation! Innovations are new or significantly improved goods, services, processes and methods; they are social if they are designed to benefit society rather than the individual. Very often social challenges cannot

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New Ways to Grow: discover the 30 semi-finalists of the EU Social Innovation Competition 2015

The European Commission has announced the 30 semi-finalists of the European Social Innovation Competition 2015: After an impressive 1,408 entries from 40 European countries and much deliberation by our expert jury, we are excited to announce the 30 semi-finalists selected in this year’s European Social Innovation Competition. We asked for

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FP7 projects on social entrepreneurship

DG Research and Innovation called to a meeting eight FP7 projects on social entrepreneurship and social innovation. SEFORIS – Social Enterprise as Force for more Inclusive and Innovative Societies www.seforis.eu EFESEIIS – Enabling the flourishing and evolution of social entrepreneurship for innovative and inclusive societies www.fp7-efeseiis.eu Third Sector Impact –

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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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European BIC Network (EBN), Belgium

EBN is the leading non-governmental pan-European Network, incorporating 250+ Business & Innovation Centers (BICs), Innovation-based Incubators, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centres and Business Accelerators across Europe and beyond. EBN was created in 1984 by the European Commission and European industry & knowledge leaders, with the purpose to stimulate the emergence and

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