visu social innovation (2000x1342)Innovation is currently one of the EU’s buzz words. Within this the European Commission is promoting social innovation, in terms of supporting and facilitating the mainstreaming of innovative ways of meeting social needs. Eurodiaconia is taking part in the discussions at EU level with partner organanisations to ensure that actions publicised are carefully evaluated and really are examples of social innovation, as well as that tools for evaluation and scaling up of innovations are promoted.

To learn more about Eurodiaconia’s work on social innovation, please contact our Policy Officer Alexander Elu at