• 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.

  • Round table to explore the socially innovative Scottish Social Care Act in GCU on 12 February 2020.
    Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:18 Round table to explore the socially innovative Scottish Social Care Act in GCU on 12 February 2020.

    In the framework of ASL project, Glasgow Caledonian University invite all interested people to attend a round table discussion event here at GCU on 12 February 2020. This event is exploring the socially innovative Scottish Social Care Act and the resulting approach to self-directed care. It is being run in collaboration with SIKE (Social Innovation Knowledge Exchange, an Erasmus+ project), the University of Stirling, and a third sector organisation, Scottish Care.

  • Winners of Cork Voices Campaign Celebrated
    Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:32 Winners of Cork Voices Campaign Celebrated

    The winners and creators of a novel project which empowered the public to choose how public funds are allocated were invited to Cork City Hall by the Lord Mayor, Councillor John Sheehan on Thursday the 5th of December.

    The ‘Cork Voices Campaign’ was a participatory grant making scheme for Cork City Public Participation Network (PPN) members where shortlisted applicants were videoed outlining why their particular project should be funded. The public had the opportunity to view these videos and vote on how the grant funds should be allocated.

  • Call is now open! CES-Coimbra and ASL project prepares international workshop on social innovation
    Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:30 Call is now open! CES-Coimbra and ASL project prepares international workshop on social innovation

    The Atlantic Social Lab project, with the team at the Centre for Social Studies of University of Coimbra, is co-organizing with the APDR – Portuguese Association for Regional Development, the 25th APDR workshop “Social Innovation Towards Sustainability: Embracing Contemporary Challenges for Regional Development”. This event will take place on 16th April 2020 in Faro (Portugal), with the local support of CinTurs - Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-Being of the Unive

  • Observatory for Social Innovation in the Atlantic Area is available online!
    Thu, 11/28/2019 - 12:22 Observatory for Social Innovation in the Atlantic Area is available online!

    Observatory for Social Innovation in the Atlantic Area is available online! Activity coordinated by the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra