Category Archives: Events

“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 […]

SIMPACT Final Conference & 1st European Social Innovation…

SIMPACT Final Conference & 1st European Social Innovation Policy Forum, 22.-23. November 2016, Brussels (Representation of the Federal State North-Rhine Westphalia, Rue Montoyer 47) Are you a social innovator, investor, intermediary, policymaker or other social innovation stakeholder? Come and join SIMPACT’s final conference. Background The financial and economic crisis has clearly left its marks in […]

European Day of Sustainable Communities (EDSC)

Showcasing the communities of the future The first European Day of Sustainable Communities will take place on the 23rd September 2017. The event can be seen as outstanding opportunity to showcase the many groundbreaking initiatives from across Europe that are leading the way towards a low-carbon, ecological future. Ecovillages, Transition Towns, permaculture projects and many […]

Summer School on ‘Entrepreneurship & Innovation’ in…

Zhejiang University hosted the international Summer School Program on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organizations and Societies: Ecosystems, workplace & social innovation, social quality”. The program was co-organized by The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), SI-DRIVE partner Zhejiang University (ZJU), Utrecht University (UU) and SI-DRIVE partner the applied scientific research institute (TNO) of the Netherlands. Read […]

Congress Innovation for Society – New ways and methods to…

Social innovation for society – the Sozialforschungsstelle of TU Dortmund hosts a congress in Berlin in cooperation with the Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS) How does interaction between human beings change if there is change in the economical environment, and what kind of consequences does Industry 4.0 have on life of individuals? This is […]

OPEN EVALUATION Conference in Vienna

RTI evaluation experts meet at the international OPEN EVALUATION Conference in Vienna on 24th and 25th November 2016 Open Evaluation 2016, the largest conference in Europe dedicated to the evaluation of policies in the field of research, technology and innovation policy (RTI) will gather academics, evaluators, research managers, authorities and RTI policy makers to debate challenging developments in RTI […]