After the successful Spark Session organized in London by the Young Foundation last 30th January 2014, we are now glad to announce you the next 5 Spark Sessions TRANSITION scaling centres are going to organize in the coming weeks.

TRANSITION Spark Sessions are informal events dedicated to social innovators and social entrepreneurs to exchange their ideas, experiences, challenges; learn about TRANSITION offer; hear from social innovation experts; meet TRANSITION team; connect with other social innovators.

Sharing, learning, networking: these are the key words of TRANSITION Spark Sessions


6 March   2014 > Bilbao


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11 March   2014 > Milano


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19 March   2014 > Tampere

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03 April   2014 > Paris

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07 April   2014 > Sligo


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In Bilbao, TRANSITION Spark Session -together with the Social Innovation Academy organized by DG Enterprise and Industry for the semi-finalists of the  Social Innovation Challenge- is part of the Basque Country  social innovation week. Denokinn, in this occasion will launch INNICIA, the Basque coompetition aimed at promoting social innovation in the Basque Country, and detecting and selecting the first cohort of regional and Spanish social innovations to be scaled up under TRANSITION programme.

In Milano, POLIMI and Make a Cube invite you for a Social Innovation Evening dedicated to the present and the future of social innovation in Milano. POLIMI will also present TRANSITION Social Innovation Journey and  how social innovators can be part of it: take part to the event to discover how to participate in scouting and coaching path.

In Tampere, TRANSITION Spark Session will bring together social innovation parties to exchange ideas and experiences. New Factory invite inspirational speakers on the stage to present their stories of social innovation . During the day participants have the opportunity to network with industry activists and other SI stakeholders.

In Paris last 28th of February, PRICE presented the Paris Region TRANSITION Programme, the “Booster”. The 3rd April, the Paris Region Spark Session will officially kick off TRANSITION support activities with the presentation of selected social innovations that will benefit from the Booster services.

In Sligo, the 7th April, WestBIC will present TRANSITION opportunities for social innovators and social entrepreneurs. Participants will also hear from Ruairí McKiernan othe inspiring story of

We look forward to seeing you soon!

It’s time to apply for TRANSITION scaling-up services! Don’t forget to check TRANSITION call for proposals.