Social Innovation Ecosystem Index
In all V4 countries Social Innovation (SI) is not treated with due seriousness. Innovation is rather attached to technology or business than to solving social problems. Us and all our partner-organisations are trying to change this attitude among key stakeholders in our everyday work and we know very well that we need diverse and effective tools to work with in order to achieve our goals. Within V4 cooperation and with Visegrad support we will establish a new tool for rising SI importance – Social Innovation Ecosystem Index (SIEI) which as well will give us (and other NGO/public entities) a package of new arguments and signposts – why SI is important and where in the specific country we need to focus its actions Partly thanks to IVS support we have collected a map of SI barriers in 3 of V4 countries: CZ, PL, SK.
This project will be partly its follow-up. We will use results of Svatobor project as a foundation for ISEI. This is a perfect example of sustaining the IVF project results Last year IVF supported development of SI ecosystems in PL and SK (2017 SI ecosystem project lead by Svatobor. Parallelly many things around SI ecosystem were done in CZ and HU. We want to profit from it and use the SI Ecosystem barriers as foundation of thematic scope in this project Index will be prepared using statistical data available in all EU countries in order to make possible (after V4 testing) to transfer it into other territories of Europe. Index will be prepared after in-depth analysis of existing indexes and methodologies from most developed markets in the world.
Consortium: BPI is leading project partner together with University of Warsaw. Other partners of the project are Civipolis o.p.s, Ashoka Innovators for the Public, Ashoka Austria and Corvinus University of Budapest
With the support of: