SEFORIS Milestone: Over 1.000 directors of social enterprises surveyed!
SEFORÏS is proud to announce an important milestone: we have surveyed over 1.000 directors of social enterprises in China, Russia and the EU.
Scaling Social Innovation: Benisi & Transition Report
The BENISI consortium and the TRANSITION project partners recently have published a comprehensive report presenting experiences and first success stories of the two European Networks of Incubators for Social Innovation.
SELUSI: What social entrepreneurs can teach us
17% more innovation in social businesses than in their traditional counterparts. Social entrepreneurs have special skills that make them ideally suited to furthering innovation. How can we find out more about these skills? And even more importantly, how can we teach these skills and use them for ‘ordinary’ entrepreneurs and for society as a whole? SELUSI was created in response to these questions.
BENISI: The quest for 300 social innovations in Europe
Social innovation can be defined as a new product, service or model that responds to a societal need and that creates new social relations or forms of collaboration. Social innovations are not just important for specific new solutions for societal needs, but also have an impact on society’s capacity to innovate.
Promoting social entrepreneurship and social innovation
We are extensively involved in international research into social innovation and social entrepreneurship. Our goal is to be an ambitious, world-class knowledge centre.
Mapping social businesses in Belgium
Research project for the King Baudouin Foundation. Belgium is toiling under an enormous burden of debt, and government cuts have been essential. Meanwhile, though, the figures for poverty and unemployment are spiralling. How can we maintain social cohesion in society at a time when budgets have shrunk?
SEFORÏS: Social enterprises and their role in creating more inclusive societies
The consortium of SEFORÏS investigates the potential of social enterprise in the EU and beyond to enhance the inclusiveness of societies through greater stakeholder engagement.
Start! We survey 1.000 social enterprises in China, Russia and European Union
Before the end of October this year, SEFORÏS will survey 1000 social enterprises across Europe, Russia and China (quantitative research). Already 335 social enterprises have been surveyed so far. The survey will provide us with a bottom-up view that should help us better understand the role of social enterprise in leading to a more inclusive, innovative society.
BENISI Scaling Guide
Discover all our learnings from the programme in the Benisi Scaling guide, including case studies of social enterprises which have scaled successfully, and practical tips to help any social innovator looking to scale their impact.
SEFORÏS: discover the current status of social entrepreneurship!
This is the most exciting part of such a multi-disciplinary, multi-method international research project… Discover the first SEFORÏS findings!
BENISI: discover the results of an action-driven research programme on social innovation incubation.
Social innovation can be defined as a new product, service or model that responds to a societal need and that creates new social relations or forms of collaboration. Social innovations are not just important for specific new solutions for societal needs, but also have an impact on society’s capacity to innovate. The BENISI research consortium can now present you their results.