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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
Sustainable Lifestyles 2.0: End User Integration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
ID: 613194
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Typically, end users or “consumers” are perceived as adopters of sustainable products and services, developed by companies. Thus, a lot of attention is paid to the (non-) diffusion of sustainable products and services. From this perspective end users are seen as – more or les...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 111217
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
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
Global Re-ordering: Evolution through European Networks
ID: 266809
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2015-02-28
GREEN will study the current and future role of the EU in an emerging multi-polar world through a programme of stock-taking, multi-disciplinary research and complementary activities. It aims at an understanding of the prospective directions of the emerging global governance s...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 97213
Last updated on: 2017-06-26
Creativity for Innovation & Growth in Europe
ID: 320203
Start date: 2013-02-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Creativity is a fundamental transformative mechanism of the European economy. To study this mechanism, this project brings together 11 of Europe’s leading innovation research centres, and is structured around six themes: 1. Mapping and measuring the creative-cultural industri...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 106719
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
The Contribution of Public and Private Services to European Growth and Welfare, and the Role of Public-Private Innovation Networks
ID: 217247
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2011-01-31
Services are the dominant economic sector in modern economies and are a crucial component of competitiveness strategy and welfare in Europe. In the past public and private services have been studied in isolation of one another. At best this is misleading. At worst it produces...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 88567
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Trans-national co-operation among National Contact Points for Socio-economic sciences and the Humanities
ID: 217152
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2011-01-31
A strong and efficient Network of National Contacts Points (NCP) is not only elementary to the success of the Seventh EU Framework Programme but also to the realization of the European Research Area. The trans-national project “NET4SOCIETY” will strive to achieve this declare...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 88425
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Young people from a public care background: pathways to education in Europe
ID: 217297
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2010-12-31
This project will investigate post-compulsory educational pathways among young people who spent at least one of their childhood years in the care of public authorities or child protection agencies. Young men and women from a public care background are among the most economica...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 88569
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Confronting Social and Environmental Sustainability with Economic Pressure: Balancing Trade-offs by Policy Dismantling?
ID: 217239
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2011-02-28
CONSENSUS aims to improve our understanding of trade-offs and synergies between economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainable development. In so doing, the project applies a selective focus in order to shed light on several issues that are of particular relevance ...
Programme: FP7-SSH
Record Number: 88441
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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