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Social Innovation: Driving Force of Social Change
ID: 612870
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2017-12-31
SI-DRIVE extends knowledge about social innovation (SI) in three major directions: - Integrating theories and research methodologies to advance understanding of SI leading to a comprehensive new paradigm of innovation. - Undertaking European and global mapping of SI, thereby ...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 111472
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Governing Urban Diversity: Creating Social Cohesion, Social Mobility and Economic Performance in Today's Hyper-diversified Cities
ID: 319970
Start date: 2013-03-01, End date: 2017-02-28
The central hypothesis of this project is that socio-economic, socio-demographic, ethnic and cultural diversity can positively affect social cohesion, economic performance and social mobility of individuals and groups. A better social cohesion, higher economic performance and...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 106715
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Transformative Social Innovation Theory project
ID: 613169
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2017-12-31
The aim of TRANSIT (Transformative Social Innovation Theory) is to build a theory of social innovation that is useful not only to academics, but also to policy makers, social entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders. The starting point for TRANSIT is the need to understand trans...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 111513
Last updated on: 2017-12-07
The Contribution of the Third Sector to Europe’s Socio-economic Development
ID: 613034
Start date: 2014-01-20, End date: 2017-01-19
The main objective of the proposed research project is to create knowledge that will further advance the contributions that the third sector and volunteering can make to the socio-economic development of Europe. These unique ‘renewable resources’ for social and economic probl...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 111394
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
Smart Public Intangibles
[PROJECT] SPINTAN - Smart Public Intangibles
ID: 612774
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2016-11-30
The SPINTAN project aims at discovering the theoretical and empirical underpins of public intangible policies. It widens previous work carried out by Corrado, Hulten and Sichel (2005, 2009) including the public sector in their analytical framework in different complementary d...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 111389
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Financial Distortions and Macroeconomic Performance: Expectations, Constraints and Interaction of Agents
ID: 612955
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
The ability of financial markets to bear risk is central to economic welfare and stability. Growth and economic wellbeing is inhibited if financial markets are unable to transfer resources efficiently from the suppliers of liquidity to entrepreneurs. However, this proper func...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 111392
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
Addressing demand in anti-trafficking efforts and policies (DemandAT)
ID: 612869
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2017-06-30
The project investigates the notion of ‘demand’ for trafficking in human beings (THB) from a range of scientific perspectives and develops an integrated framework that comprehensively addresses and relates demand with alternative framings where appropriate. The findings provi...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 111160
Last updated on: 2017-09-24
MOBILISING THE POTENTIAL OF ACTIVE AGEING IN EUROPE
ID: 320333
Start date: 2013-03-01, End date: 2017-02-28
The starting point for MOPACT is the ambitious goals set by Horizon 2020 and the European Innovation Partnership Pilot Project on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIPAHA). Our response is ambitious too: we aim to provide the research and practical evidence upon which Europe can mak...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 107822
Last updated on: 2017-09-24
Exploring the Future of Global Food and Nutrition Security
ID: 290693
Start date: 2012-03-01, End date: 2017-02-28
One of the biggest challenges facing global society today is the widespread and growing presence of hunger and food insecurity. Given that the lead time for some social and technological solutions is long, a long-term framework on global food and nutrition security (FNS) is r...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 102690
Last updated on: 2017-08-13
Mobilizing institutional reforms for better R&I systems/institutions in Europe
ID: 320209
Start date: 2013-07-01, End date: 2016-06-30
Research and innovation are vital elements of economic growth translated through an innovation eco-system, driven by a diverse mix of economic actors in an environment which supports flows of information between universities, businesses, researchers, consumers, investors, edi...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 109042
Last updated on: 2017-06-26
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