TRANSIT Workshop on resourcing and monitoring for transformative social innovation

On the 16th and 17th of February a 2-days workshop about resourcing and monitoring, organized within the framework of the TRANSIT (TRANsformative Social Innovation Theory) Project, will take place in Maastricht. TRANSIT is a research project, co-founded by the European Commission, which addresses the question of “How social innovation can interact with other forms of […]

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An event about collaborative innovation @MISE

On Thursday, November 17th, the MISE will host an event all about cooperatives: “PROGETTI DI FRONTIERA PER LE COOPERATIVE” (“border projects for cooperatives”). The event will focus on feasibility studies for an innovative collaboration between the public sector and the cooperative movement. During the day, 8 feasibility studies promoted and financed by the MISE will be presented […]

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From storytelling to active engagement: let’s co-work together!

The second day of co-working session, held on October the 15th  begun with Eloisa Susanna’s general outlook about other active projects, similar to #coRome, spread all over Italy.Eloisa,a young architect,rapidly commemorated the G124 project,launched by Renzo Piano in which great relevance is given to peripheral areas and the imperative need of maintenance trough micro-surgical interventions,this is what […]

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Urban innovation and Commons in Ferrara at the “Internazionale” Festival!

From Semptember 30th to October 2nd in Ferrara will be held the 2016 edition of the “Internazionale” festival, with more than 200 guests, 31 represented countries, 60 newspapers and 120 planned meetings. The “Internazionale” festival of Ferrara continues to be a great way for trying to know the world and to understand it better. Several […]

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Il Collaboratorio Reggio sta per partire!

Collaboratorio Reggio è un cammino di progettazione partecipativa, promosso dal Comune di Reggio Emilia e dall’Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia con il supporto tecnico di LabGov e Kilowatt, attraverso il quale si intende generare scambio e confronto di idee per progettare insieme gli ambiti e le attività del futuro Laboratorio Aperto. Cosa sarà il […]

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The GSEF 2016 has just begun!

From September 6th to 9th, Montréal will host the GSEF 2016 – Forum mondial de l’économie sociale, the third edition of the Global Social Economy Forum. Local governments and social economy actors will meet to discuss over the intelligent and sustainable development of cities. More than 2,000 participants from every continent will be converging in Québec’s […]

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The Sharing Economy Act: a process of change.

The sharing economy is an urban phenomenon that is spreading worldwide and is changing the way we conceive commerce, social relations and economic development. During the last two years, this issue arrived also in the judiciary rooms as in the case of Germany ( if you are interested read on The Guardian article). Recently, political […]

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Esino Lario: world capital of 12th international Wikimedia Conference

With many important cities in the world such as London, Hong Kong, Atlantic City, Mexico city and Manila, all competing to be the host of the 12th international Wikimedia Conference, Esino Lario, a little town that overlooks the Como lake, about 900 meters above the sea level with 760 inhabitants, has been the place where, […]

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European Development Days – On the importance of the Urban Dimension

With adoption of the Amsterdam Pact on May 30th, EU leaders showed their full endorsement of the need to attach considerations at the urban dimension to EU decision-making. As we pointed out in our previous article on the topic (We are already on our way to Amsterdam: Countdown to the new EU Urban Agenda), the […]

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