Category Archives: Events

Seminar “Hangzhou Social Innovation Cases” at…

The “Hangzhou Social Innovation Cases”, which are also included in the SI-DRIVE mapping, was the title of a seminar at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, on 19th December 2016. Chaired by Professor Ka Lin (School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University), the seminar reached a broad audience. Participants comprised officials from the Hangzhou city government, including Mr. Yong Li , […]

Seminar “Public Policies in the Global Context”,…

The seminar “Public Policies in the Global Context” was held at the Yifu Building, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, on 12th January 2017. It was jointly organised by the Department of Social Security and Risk Management of Zhejiang University and the Centre for Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation of Zhejiang University of Technology. Social innovation was central topic of the seminar sessions […]

Social Innovation in Education and Lifelong Learning:…

Within the EU funded international project SI-DRIVE a second workshop with international experts took place in March 2017 in the Social Research Centre to identify possibilities for future developments of social innovations and policy approaches to support them in the field of education and lifelong learning. The discussion was based on 211 mapped initiatives and […]

“Worplace innovation as social innovation in European…

SI-DRIVE partner TNO – Innovations for Life (Netherlands) is highly committed to “Workplace Innovation as Social Innovation” – as well within the project. The paper “Workplace innovation as social innovation in European companies” (authors: Peter R.A. Oeij, Steven Dhondt, Rita Žiauberytė-Jakštienė, Antiono Corral, Peter Totterdill) is nominated for an award of the International Society for […]

German-Brazilian workshop: Social Innovation and its research

Social innovation relates to complex problems and to astonishing and dynamic solutions in such areas as health, social care, education or environment. The research object of Social innovation was discussed at a workshop in Brazil. Prof. Jürgen Howaldt, Director of the TU Dortmund’s sfs (Social Research Centre) attended together with a group of brazilian reseachsers […]

Discussion about Social Innovation and Industry 4.0 in Brazil

Following the invitation by the German House of Science and Innovation in São Paulo (DWIH-SP) Prof. Jürgen Howaldt participated at an Innovation Seminar about the challenges of the concept of “Industry 4.0” for Germany and Brazil in the country with the largest population and the largest territory of all South American states. Furthermore Prof. Jürgen […]