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Social Innovations in Structurally Weak Rural Regions: How Social Entrepreneurs Foster Innovative Solutions to Social Problems

Deliverables

Final symposium at the IRS in Erkner/Germany

- Final symposium, organised by IFI and IRS in Erkner/Germany

Certificate for the successful completion of the training programme

- Certificate for the successful completion of the training programme; serves social enterprise partners as a proof of professional qualification; certified by IRS and IFI

Policy round table and policy brief

- Policy round table, implemented in Brussels together with EU politicians, authorities and representatives of the interests of the social economy and of rural regions (month 16) - Policy brief, created by practitioners in research-practice labs, month 17

3 journal articles in peer review journals and 6 presentations about project results

- 3 journal articles in peer review journals, submission in months 21, 23, 24 and 26 - 6 presentations about the results of RURINNO, thereof 2 at the final symposium (months 20-26)

4 reports in regional newspapers and 1 general interest report/broadcast in an EU media

- 4 reports in regional newspapers and 1 general interest report/broadcast in an EU media, supervised by the IRS PR officer, months 10, 14 and 18

Practice toolkit

- Practice toolkit, created by practitioners in research-practice labs

Project homepage

- Project homepage, jointly created and maintained by the IFI and IRS

Publications

Rural social entrepreneurship: The role of social capital within and across institutional levels

Author(s): Lang, Richard/Fink, Matthias
Published in: Journal of Rural Studies, 2018, ISSN 0743-0167

Rural social enterprises as embedded intermediaries : The innovative power of connecting rural communities with supra-regional networks

Author(s): Ralph Richter
Published in: Journal of Rural Studies, 2017, ISSN 0743-0167
DOI: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.12.005