Last week Seville was the "European capital of Social Innovation", hosting the Conference "Beyond Imagination: a socially innovative Europe", organised by the Social Innovation Community (SIC), which is a Horizon 2020 Programme funded project, run by a consortium of 12 partner across Europe, started in 2016 and ending on 31st January 2019. With about 200 participants from over 50 countries, the conference attracted a wide range of experts from social innovation organisations and networks for an intense series of discussions, debates and networking activities between 12th and 13th November.
1) SELFIE: Self-reflection on Effective Learning by Fostering the use of Innovative Educational Technologies, by Panagiotis Kampylis, JRC Unit B4;
2) Digital Innovation Hubs in Smart Specialisation Strategies: Synergies and Early Lessons from European Regions, by Gabriel Rissola, JRC Unit B3;
3) Social Networks and social entrepreneurship, by Thomas Zacharewicz, JRC Unit B7;
4) ESF & InvestEU: an Impact Assessment Exercise to Understand their Macroeconomic Implication, by Simone Salotti, JRC Unit B3.
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