The European Capital of Innovation Award recognises cities that have built up inclusive and dynamic innovation ecosystems for the benefits of citizens and business. In particular, the award recognises cities that have introduced experimentation in their administration and streets; that actively engage citizens at all levels of innovation, from first steps in policy-development to its […]

Tender: Open microbusiness models for innovation in European family-owned heritage house…

The objective of the action is to strengthen the capacity of private owners of heritage houses and equip them with innovative business models. The preparatory action will map the existing business models used by family-owned heritage houses in the EU, compare them, identify and share best practices and potential innovations. It will also quantify and […]

Report: #ICT Enabled #Social #Innovation to support the implementation of the Social Investment Package

The demographic transition and the profound modifications in family structures, coupled with low productivity growth, ample territorial diversity, migration flows and the changing nature of work, are epochal challenges well-known even before the 2008 financial crisis. However, the crisis, and the recession that followed it, revealed the unsuitability of traditional solutions, showing the need to […]