The kind of SI six is talking about what happens when people meet. The middle bit is where innovation happens- in the meeting of sectors.
Also work to bring people together from all over the world
Presentation SIX, Kine Nordstokka (Young Foundation)
Social Innovation eXchange (SIX)<br /><ul><li>SIX is a global community of nearly 3000 individuals and organisations including small NGOs and global firms, public agencies and academics committed to promoting social innovation and growing the capacity of the field.
Hosting events, forums, TelePresences, SIX schools, conferences, advice (preparation of European Union social innovation strategy)</li></li></ul><li>
- SIX website social innovation news, publications, case studies, blogs, organisations and events- Social Innovator bank of information about different tools and methods for people involved in doing social innovation<br />
Summer School 2008 San Sebastian, Spain‘Scaling Up Social Innovation: From Ideas to action’<br />
The SIX TelePresence series<br /> global discussion examining some of the tools and techniques in play in the developing social innovation ecosystem:90 minutes, 6 countries, up to 45 participants and one topic<br />- Leading public sector innovation<br /><ul><li>Urban innovation and cities</li></ul>- Social Innovation Policy in Europe<br /><ul><li>Innovation in an ageing society
Social Finance Tools – focus on Social Impact Bonds</li></li></ul><li>
SIX and Europe<br />The journey of policy and social innovation<br />
Making a Difference also on Policy Making<br />
SIX Recommendations to BEPA (January 2010)<br /><ul><li>EC to adopt a broader definition of innovation - to include business innovation and social innovation.
Action focused on priority areas – aligned with the social challenges, e.g. ageing and climate change.
Creating and unlocking the potential of 21st Century infrastructures – ultra-fast broadband and smart grids across Europe.
Intermediaries and incubators – labs, networks and exchanges, awards and prizes to test out and share rapidly.
Build capacity and awareness of methods – support and disseminate R&D, review and remove innovation ‘crushers’, integrate innovation into formation of commissioners.
Social innovation funds – e.g., in partnership between the European Commission and European Investment Bank (EIB) (following on from JESSICA, JEREMIE and JASMINE etc); through the EU structural funds; or pan EU programs (combined with existing national social investment funds). </li></li></ul><li>This is European Social Innovation : <br />A call for inspiring stories<br />
Who?<br />Funded by the European Commission’s DG Enterprise <br />The project is run by a consortium of partners including Euclid Network, the Danish Technological Institute and the Social Innovation eXchange (SIX) at the Young Foundation (who are leading the consortium)<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
Social Innovation and EuropeWhy –and why now?<br />Europe has a great history of social innovation, experiment, enterprise and action<br />But too often social creativity is punished not rewarded or recognised; what’s great isn’t grown<br />Europe 2020: no choice but to speed up search for better solutions to the big challenges<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
The SIE Initiative<br />Bringing the Innovation Union to life<br />A major effort to build and streamline social innovation activity in Europe. The initiative’s aim is to create vigorous social innovation field and to highlight and develop ideas as well as proposing concrete recommendations <br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
Social Innovation Europe <br />1. A common language:<br /><ul><li>a broader view of innovation –services as well as things and technology; the public sector and civil society as well as business; breaking down silos to see problems and solutions holistically
a 21st century view of growth –the biggest industries include health, education and environment, and next generation systems for care, food and energy combine NGOs and business, localisation and globalisation, public and private</li></li></ul><li>2. A shared network <br />Through an online hub, we will linking innovators and policy makers across Europe to learn faster from each other, providing:<br /> - opportunities to meet and collaborate <br /> - a directory of who is doing what and where in social innovation<br /> - a magazine of insights, features and opinion pieces<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
3.Better policies to support social innovation <br />Enterprise, regional growth, R&D, employment, social programmes – a report focusing on new models of finance such as ‘preventive investment’ & social venture funds<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
Report 1 - Financing Social Impact:<br /> Funding Social Innovation in Europe – mapping the way forward<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
Financing Social Impact (2) <br />Social Innovation Europe<br />A family of funds for social innovation that would be organised around the innovation lifecycle: <br />
European Venture Capital and Social innovation - the creation of a European Social Impact Facility (ESIF). <br />Innovation labs and incubators <br />Social Innovation Challenges <br />Support Social Innovation through procurement<br />Large scale experimentation in social public policy<br />Develop an evidence base<br />New role of private sector and foundations<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />Financing Social Impact (3) – Recommendations <br />
Report 2 Best Practices<br />“Selection of best practices in social innovation actions, upscaling and dissemination of social innovations”<br />A lack of effective tools for evaluating outcomes of social innovation is one aspect that has hindered its growth, up-scaling and dissemination of social innovations <br />A lack of metrics and indicators for social innovation<br />Assessment of best practice and developments in this area and assessing the applicability tools available<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
Thematic Report 3 - Future Directions <br />“Future directions for support for social innovation in Europe”<br />This report will make overarching recommendations for stimulating social innovation in Europe, drawing on discussions on the virtual hub, and debates in the Thematic Reports and other activities.<br />Social Innovation Europe<br />
The Events<br />The consortium will be hosting events in Brussels, Poland, and Copenhagen. The first event will launch Social Innovation Europe and the online hub. Other events will provide an opportunity for the newly established European social innovation community to meet, to discuss the thematic reports, and develop recommendations for suture social innovation actions. <br />