• Workshop in Glasgow
    Mon, 12/03/2018 - 17:53 Workshop about social innovation in Glasgow

    On Monday 19 November Glasgow Caledonian University ran a workshop entitled "The emergence of social innovation in social enterprise" attended by representatives from the Scottish social enterprise sector. The group heard recent findings from the GCU team's research on social innovation and participated in a discussion about how social innovation evolves within organisations.

  • Coordination meeting in Santiago
    Thu, 11/29/2018 - 17:27 The fifth coordination meeting in Santiago

    Santiago de Compostela City hosted the 5th coordination meeting and study visits of the Atlantic Social Lab  project on the 30th and 31st October 2018.

  • Workshop in Cork
    Thu, 11/29/2018 - 17:03 Cork held a “Funding for Social Enterprises” Workshop

    The Atlantic Social Lab project in Cork held a “Funding for Social Enterprises” Workshop in the Republic of Work, Cork on the 20th of November 2018.

    This event focused on the different funding opportunities for Social Enterprises.  Social Innovation Fund Ireland provided the two key speakers including John Evoy and Padraic Vallely who detailed the different funding programmes available and looked at the processes involved in applying for these funds.  They also gave participants some top tips for applying for these funds.   

  • Cork Ask & Advise Night 18th October
    Tue, 10/23/2018 - 23:46 Launch of Atlantic Social Lab’s first Ask & Advise Evening

    The Atlantic Social Lab project in Cork held its first “Ask & Advise Evening” for Social Enterprises in Nano Nagel Place, Cork on the 18th of  October 2018.

  • The Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra
    Sun, 10/21/2018 - 23:20 CES approved the project Times

    The Centre of Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra (Portugal) was able to approve the project - TIMES (Institutional Trajectories and Social Enterprise Models in Portugal), which is on the coordination and leadership of Professor Sílvia Ferreira (Researcher at Atlantic Social Lab project at CES).

  • Enterprise North West
    Wed, 10/17/2018 - 21:15 Social Innovation programme for young people launched in Derry

    A new programme aimed at developing and promoting creative thinking around local social issues for young people has been launched this week by Enterprise North West in partnership with the North West Regional College in Derry.

  • Santiago de Compostela
    Tue, 10/16/2018 - 21:45 Next coordination meeting in Santiago, on 30th and 31st October

    Santiago de Compostela City will host the 5th Coordination Meeting and study visits of the ATLANTIC SOCIAL LAB project that will take place the next 30th and 31st October 2018.

  • Picture by Irish Social Enterprise Network
    Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:36 Cork City Council announces calendar of social enterprise events

    As part of the Atlantic Social Lab Project, Cork City Council in cooperation with the Irish Social Enterprise Network is launching a series of training and advisory events for Social Enterprises. These events are open to Social Enterprises from all over Cork City, will provide training across a variety of areas and opportunities to share problems, solutions and experiences. The following outlines the events planned.

    Cork City, October 2018 to April 2019

  • CES Coimbra
    Fri, 10/05/2018 - 18:51 International conference to honour Boaventura de Sousa

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Centre for Social Studies is organizing an international conference at the University of Coimbra, which is also intended as a tribute to  Boaventura de Sousa Santos, the founder, scientific director and spiritus rector of the Centre.

    It will take place from 7th to 10th of November at the Centre of Social Studies (FEUC & UC Rectory Auditorium, Coimbra).

  • Incomodarte
    Fri, 10/05/2018 - 18:11 A film series on disability in Lisbon

    In order to sensitize and socialize society on disability and the rights of people with disabilities, IncomodArte presented three themes - Sexuality, Independent Living and War - on September 21, 22 and 23 for three consecutive days of exhibition and debate that combined film screenings and Q&A sessions on these themes with guest commentators. It took place at  Parque das Nações in Lisbon.