This network seeks to link social entre- and intrapreneurs, innovative leaders in social services and related people all over Europe. Eurodiaconia administrates the network which facilitates exchange between social innovators by providing a platform for sharing information and contacts.
Organization: Polder foundation Role: Board member
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: I work on D-care Labs project as part of the Federation of social NGOs in Bulgaria. I am a PhD candidate working on the topic of social innovation in the Economic sociology department in University of National and World Economy in Sofia
Organization: DEBAGOIENA 2030 Role: Process Management
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: Debagoiena 2030 as experience has the idea to promote a movement that will provide a communitarian response to the global challenges of the 21st century. Through the cooperation of various agencies and individuals, by promoting and connecting different methodologies, projects and initiatives, we are creating a network that aims to have a significant impact on these challenges. Deepening the country ‘s communitarian development, we are an open network of cooperation aimed at bringing intelligent, insensitive, and climate-neuter transformation to the surface by 2050.
Organization: Trier University, Universitätsring Role: Researcher
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: Methodology, Accompanying and Consultation in Social Innovation Processes, Theory
Organization: Arantzazulab – Oñati, Basque Country Role: Projects Lead
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: Designing, prototyping and implementing Social Innovations and Social Innovation
Organization: Diakonhjemmet Omsorg, VID Specialized University Role: Special Advisor
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: I have founded two social enterprises my self, and been a board member in two other social enterprises. I also have teached and participated in research on social innovation at the University of Sout-Eastern Norway and VID Specialized University
Organization: Caritas Role: Sekretärin/Projektassistentin Strategiebereich Caritas-Profil und Entwicklung
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: Basic knowledge of Design Thinking, cooperation Diözesan-Caritasverband Trier and University of Trier, part of organizing members of 2 open innovation days, interested in processes of social innovation and organizational behaviour
Organization: Trier University Role: Research associate
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: Measuring social innovation, in particular via intellectual property rights; How social innovation relate to social and economic outcomes of social enterprises; the importance of social innovation for supporter and investors of social enterprises
Organization: VID Specialized University Role: Phd Fellow and Assistant Professor
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: From working in national and international NGOs engaged in social innovation. Developing and teaching courses on social innovation and sustainability. Researching organizational innovation in global Christian FBOs.
Organization: Evangelische Gesellschaft Stuttgart e.V. Role: Assistant to Board of Directors
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: Project Development and implementation in the Field of Youth work.
Organization: Elhuyar Role: CEO
Area of expertise/interest regarding social innovation: Coordination of several project in our organization and for other institutions
If you wish to contact any of the participants or if you wish to learn more about this project, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Eurodiaconia’s Policy, Projects & Research Officer Vera Nygard at firstname.lastname@example.org.