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Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening communities in Europe (InnoSI)


Integrated report on social economy

Integrated report on the role of the social economy to deliver social outcomes

Report on best practices

Report on best practices according to “social investment” from institutional perspective according to policy instruments analysis and public policies analysis

Professional education aids

Professional education aids: ‘The Handbook of Social Innovation’ for professional educational purposes. This will include material from the project designed for professionals working to promote social innovation, including social workers/development workers

Report on preliminary results

General report on preliminary results of research relating to scientific literature overview

Synthesis of consultation

Synthesis of consultation with policy-makers and other stakeholders

Selection of case studies

Final selection of 20 case studies

Report on approaches to social investment

Report on approaches to social investment from the scientific perspective

Report on social economy

Overview report on the role of the social economy in delivering social investment related to social innovation

Seminars and round table discussions

Seminars and round table discussions: Partners will attempt to involve key actors and stakeholders in discussions that will look to give greater voice to all the actors as well as involving policymakers in the discussion

Reports on 'driving forces' for social investment

Reports on ‘driving forces’ for social investment; summaries of these reports will be written in national languages

Dissemination Strategy

Dissemination strategy: A dissemination strategy for the whole project that schedules all expected outputs that will require dissemination and provides a strategy to ensure that the project achieves maximum coverage and reach

A synthesis of findings

A synthesis of findings from the 20 case studies

Report on social investment

Overview report on social investment, welfare performance on the level of the nation state – including typology and welfare challenges

A report on the impact generated based on data collected for the different impact metrics

A report on the impact generated based on data collected for the different impact metrics

Evaluation report

An evaluation report on each case study

Inception Report

Inception report delivered to the Commission detailing revised and agreed; research objectives; methodological design; and, project plan

Report on econometric modelling

A report on the findings of the econometric modelling work; summaries of the report will be written in national languages

Conference papers

Conference papers: Preparation of at least one conference paper for each research partner

A set of research findings

A set of research findings from WP2, WP3, WP4, WP5 and WP6 ‘translated’ into a form that is accessible to policy-makers and stakeholders and stored in the Social Policy Knowledge Bank

Management Structures

Establishment of management structures and working groups

Practical guide for forecasting welfare issues

A practical guide for applying future thinking techniques in forecasting welfare issues to be published in the project’s website

Recruitment and training of Community Reporters

Recruitment and training of 100 Community Reporters across ten case studies

Analysis of Community Reporter material

Analysis of Community Reporter material as a strand of the case study analysis (this deliverable is linked with D4.3)


A storyline which describes the development of each scenario from the present day to the horizon point; storylines will be written both in English and in national languages

Main project website

Main project website: This will include an intranet site for the project team that incorporates a data archive and a public website with pages designed for a range of audiences, including marginalised groups

Website accessibility

Website accessibility: National language pages will be placed on the main project website to maximize accessibility


From Foresight to Welfare Practices

Author(s): Harri Jalonen, Mira Lehti, Anna Tonteri, Minna Koskelo, Anu K. Nousiainen, Tuula Jäppinen
Published in: 2016
Publisher: Turku University of Applied Sciences

Educational Handbook of Social Investment

Author(s): Sandra Geelhoed, Rob Grundemann, Eva Hijmans, Hayley Trowbridge
Published in: 2017
Publisher: University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

InnoSI Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening Communities in Europe

Author(s): Michael Willoughby, Jose Millet, Roig José, Pedro García Sabater, Raúl Tabarés
Published in: 2017
Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de València


Innovative social investment (INNOSI): strengthening communities in Europe

Author(s): Baines, Susan
Published in: Manchester Metropolitan University

The integrated system of early childhood education and care of the Emilia-Romagna Region. Case studies of innovative services.

Author(s): Bassi, Andrea; Lazzari, Arianna
Published in: The Manchester Metropolitan University