24.10.2017 - 25.10.2017 | Brussels, Belgium
“Social Innovation – Research and Policy of the Future”, a key event on social innovation in the year 2017, is planned and designed by the project “Social Innovation – Driving Force of Social Change (SI-DRIVE)”, in cooperation with the Horizon2020-funded Social Innovation Community project.
Representatives of scientific concepts, policy approaches and outstanding initiatives of social innovation will join. The conference will draw upon the results of SI-DRIVE’s global mapping of more than 1.000 social innovation initiatives as well as its policy recommendations.
Questions to be discussed include
•the state-of-the-art of conceptualising and doing social innovation on a global scale;
•methods and good practices to create desirable social change;
•resources, means and levers making social innovation processes effective; and
•an international comparison of social innovation practices, policies and research.
Supported by Net4Society, the network of National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 6 in Horizon 2020.