• ASL Newsletter - May 2020 Presenting Some of Cork's Social Enterprises
    Wed, 05/13/2020 - 13:21 ASL Newsletter - May 2020 Presenting Some of Cork's Social Enterprises

    Cork City Council is the Irish partner of Atlantic Social Lab european project and in Cork they are focused on using social innovation to address issues being faced by social enterprises and look at innovative ways of stimulating civic engagement in the city.

    In this edition of May Atlantic Social Lab newsletter Cork City Council presents some of Cork's Social Enterprises and looks at their aims and activities as well as their beneficiaries and how they are responding to the current Covid 19 crisis.

  • Video from ENW regarding the "Green inclusive and circular economy technology project"
    Tue, 05/05/2020 - 22:54 Video from ENW regarding the "Green inclusive and circular economy technology project"

    Enterprise North West partner of Atlantic Social Lab project has edited a video titled:  "Green Inclusive & Circular Economy Technology Project"  with their experience with childrens of Oakgrove College.

  • Benchmarking Good Practice in Social Innovation Report
    Tue, 05/05/2020 - 22:22 Benchmarking Good Practice in Social Innovation Report

    The Atlantic Social Lab (ASL) has commissioned this report to use the conclusions of existing ASL Partners’ reports to generate benchmarks of good practice in the Atlantic Area territories (regions of Spain, Portugal, France, Ireland, and the UK).

  • Release of Animation Video Promoting Civic Engagement in Cork (Ireland)
    Mon, 03/09/2020 - 13:43 Release of Animation Video Promoting Civic Engagement in Cork (Ireland)

    The Atlantic Social Lab project in Cork has just released their animation video which promotes civic engagement in the city.

    This video talks about how the city is growing and gives viewers an overview of the different types of plans which are developed and how to have their say in shaping the kind of Cork they would like to live in.

  • ASL Cork - Ask & Advise Evening
    Mon, 03/09/2020 - 13:29 Ask & Advise Evening for Social Enterprises in the Glandore Workspace on Lapps Quay in Cork on the 5th of  March 2020

    The Atlantic Social Lab project in Cork with the financial support of the Social Economic and Environmental Programme as part of the City North West Quarter Regeneration, held an “Ask & Advise Evening” for Social Enterprises in the Glandore Workspace on Lapps Quay in Cork on the 5th of  March 2020.

  • Tech for Good project launched
    Tue, 03/03/2020 - 10:19 Tech for Good project launched by Enterprise North West in partnership with Lisneal College and Kippie CIC (Derry).

    The Social Technology Project was recently launched and involves an exciting new student-led programme that helps schools to explore solutions to social issues through the use of technology. The new programme aims to develop and promote creative thinking around local social issues for young people which will then be transferred into a app or game. The project has been launched this week by Enterprise North West in partnership with Lisneal College and Kippie CIC.

  • ASL debates social innovation: Event took place in Coimbra on 26th February
    Mon, 03/02/2020 - 14:01 ASL debates social innovation: Event took place in Coimbra on 26th February

    The Atlantic Social Lab partnership has organized the event "Social Innovation: Debates on a Research Agenda", at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (CES), seeking to clarify the discussion about this notion, both as a scientific concept, as a practice that promotes change, and as a view that influenced the recent European policy agenda.

  • Sustaining a favourable climate for Scotland’s Social Enterprise sector in Edinburgh (UK) on 6 March 2020
    Mon, 02/10/2020 - 10:39 Sustaining a favourable climate for Scotland’s Social Enterprise sector in Edinburgh (UK) on 6th March 2020

    The Atlantic Social Lab, SIKE Honest Conversations Series & SENScot present: "Sustaining a favourable climate for Scotland’s Social Enterprise sector"  at Grassmarket Community Centre, 9:30am – 2:15pm, 6th March 2020, in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK).

  • Social Innovation Ecosystem Implementation Program in CIM do AVE (Portugal)
    Wed, 02/05/2020 - 09:23 Social Innovation Ecosystem Implementation Program in CIM do AVE (Portugal)

    CIM do Ave is implementing the Social Innovation Ecosystem Program that is underway in the territory.
    This training program aims to create a Social Innovation Ecosystem at NUT III AVE (with the eight Municipalities: Vizela; Guimarães; Vila Nova de Famalicão; Fafe; Póvoa de Lanhoso; Vieira do Minho; Cabeceiras de Basto; Mondim de Basto), promoting the construction of integrated strategies and social innovation plans to respond to the new challenges and opportunities of the local community.

  • ASL project concludes report on monitoring impacts of social innovation pilot actions
    Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:27 ASL project concludes report on monitoring impacts of social innovation pilot actions

    The Atlantic Social Lab partnership has concluded the report “Social innovation pilot actions in the Atlantic Area: a proposal for monitoring impacts”. This document suggests an evaluation method for social innovation initiatives. Pilot actions implemented in 2018 and 2019 by the project partners were used as an empirical material to perform this type of assessment. The study was organized by the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra with information provided by the project partners.