Social innovation

innobasque Social innovation

The result of making innovative connections to meet social challenges or needs, to create social value through collective responsibility and to activate a territory’s innovation capabilities.

PROJECTS

THE WHITE BOOK OF DEMOCRACY AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

A joint design, implementation and follow-up initiative of the Basque Government and Innobasque, aimed at developing a new model of governance and citizen participation in public afairs.

innobasque THE WHITE BOOK OF DEMOCRACY AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

COLLABORATIVE LAW

An alternative conflictresolution method that is innovative, collaborative and amicable. Above all, a new way of understanding justice and legal defence on the basis of a set of principles and values.

innobasque COLLABORATIVE LAW

Elkarlan Prize

premios elkarlan

Promoting citizen participation to face social challenges.

BASQUE SOCIAL INNOVATION

Establishing a reference framework for social innovation in Euskadi.

EUROPEAN SOCIAL INNOVATION COMPETITION

Collaboration with the 2nd European Social Innovation Competition, organised by the European Commission, to findbest employment solutions through social innovation entrepreneurial projects.

1.254 entries

30
projects short-listed for mentoring in Bilbao

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2 LEADERSHIP IN SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARDS IN ASIA

Granted by World CSR Congress and Asian Confederation of Businesses.

 

 Best support initiative for the development of public policy

 Best social mobilisation initiative

HERRI LABORATEGIA

A network of municipalities and organisations to promote community development as a learning environment.

UmHerri 2014 y UmHerri 2015: sharing experiences that connect learning, community and local policy.

     

Training local agents about the City of Children (Haurren Hiria).

WORKSHOP FOR COMPANIES AND NGOs

Building strategic alliances and a new cooperation and development model.

AGE MANAGEMENT IN ORGANISATIONS

An initiative carried out with the Basque Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination Observatory and the Department for Employment and Social Policy of the Basque Government.

Presentation of the Guide to Age Management in Organisations in Madrid, Barcelona, Santander and Donostia.

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    Lorena Fernández

    Digital Identity Manager for Deusto University

    ‘“A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.” Robert Burton.May knowledge lift us up.’

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    Jon Azua

    Founder and Chairman of E-Novating Lab

    ‘Strategic innovation: rethinking our business models to meet social needs and create social value.’

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    Aizpea Otaegi

    General Coordinator at Elhuyar

    ‘If we are to face our challenges as a community, we must promote and take part in processes and dynamics that empower, involve and connect us.’

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    Javier Bikandi

    Innovation, Citizen Service and Improved Administration Director at the Basque Government

    ‘A government earns legitimacy not by being efficienor efficacious but becausof governance, which necessarily involves transparency, citizen participation and working with civil society.’