Social Innovation Europe Digest

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10. Nov 2011


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Social Innovation in Europe Today…

The SIE Digest

What's going on, and who's doing it in Europe today?
Innovations in Poland
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Social innovation in Europe is a big field, and it's still growing. We aim to bring you the latest interesting insights, news, interviews, events and organizations from the Social Innovation Europe community- big themes and small tidbits- in a digest that is easy to…digest.

This week's digest will focus on Poland. With the EU Presidency in Poland, the country is buzzing with Innovation SummitsSocial Economy Meetings and events on Digital Inclusion. Organizations like the UNDP PolandThe Shipyard, and the Foundation for Social and Economic Initiaitves are working hard to bring innovative social initiatives to life. Social innovators in Poland have a unique chance to draw new social connections on a largely blank slate. What innovative relationships will emerge over the coming years, and how can Europe benefit from Poland's social experimentation.

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Thanks to openness, creativity and determination of Gdynia's citizens, the city has developed at an enormous rate. Michal Guc, the Mayor of this social innovation 'boom town' speaks to SIE about the environment and spirit of engagement that has enabled Gdynia's success. Read the interview

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Sharing Insight Shaping Action: Financing and Measuring Social Innovation – the SIE Initiative is organizing an even in Gdynia, Poland, led by Euclid Network. The event will explore the findings of our first two reports, and generate guiding insights for our final set of recommendations on how to create suitable conditions for innovation to flourish in Europe. 

Look through the Directory for more Events

The Shipyard is a Country Partner and valued Advisor of the Social Innovation Europe  Initiative.

The Shipyard, also known as the Unit for Social Innovation and Research, was founded with the aim of creating critical and reliable descriptions of social challanges in Poland as well as searching out and promoting effective, innovative methods of facing challenges based on civic participation. Read More 

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