PROBENS was created in 1983 as a non-profit organization located in Catalonia and Balearic Islands, in Spain. With over 39 years of experience in developing and implementing specialized programmes and services for people suffering from social and economical exclusion. PROBENS specializes in the areas of training and education; employment; legal advisory and inmigration integration. The organisation also offers technical support to other organisations needing advisory in terms of project management, funding applications and public funding management. PROBENS is a member of REIN, a European network, and also an active member of other international, as well as local, regional and national networks due to its over 27 years of experience working in international projects.
Innovation Hive is a private non-profit organization located in Greece, specialized in the fields of research and innovation. Our actions aim to enhance the economic and social cohesion of European societies while our goal is to find solutions to the new innovation challenges, achieve growth, sustainability and maximize the impact to the society. The organization’s philosophy in order to achieve these goals is based on co-creation methodologies and a quadruple helix approach. The engagement of stakeholders from industry, science and society is aiming to create links between the businesses, the academia and the civic actors in order to develop a combination of knowledge, skills, tools, values and motivation. The final goal is to make the difference in local societies and to succeed at the highest level the principles of social innovation concepts.
Tuatha brings together a collective of individuals and organisations in the innovation, education, social and sustainable enterprise space. Our vision spreads across a network of 40 countries and a 35 year track record of pioneering social enterprise and social awareness at the heart of economic development. The Tuatha team has worked with communities and young people in Ireland, other European countries as well as in Asia and Africa. The team is based in Ireland and has active team members based in France, UK, Nigeria, Indonesia and Panama. As well as rooted in the Irish experience the company brings a wide experience from other European countries, Asia and Central America. The core work of SEi Tuatha is around social enterprise and especially using social enterprise to help communities develop their own economies and become sustainable. Within SEi Tuatha there is the Social Enterprise Education team that was part of the Horizon 2020 project (NEMESIS) that designed and developed the Social Innovation Education model is working on a number of Erasmus+ projects in Europe developing social innovation and social enterprise in schools and helping young people become leaders in their communities. In terms of social enterprise SEi Tuatha is championing and pioneering Shared Wealth Social Enterprises, a new model of social enterprise that focuses on the fair distribution of wealth, Social Auditing as a way of creating an accountable statement of purpose for enterprises and Social Licencing as a way for enterprises to collaborate based on common values and social objectives. SEi Tuatha is linked though Social Licences with several organisations in France, Croatia, UK, Nigeria, Brazil and Indonesia and therefore has access to resources and support covering all aspects of social enterprise, cooperative working, mutuality, education and sustainability.
CESIE is a non-governmental organisation, established in 2001, inspired by the work and theories of the Italian sociologist Danilo Dolci (1924-1997). CESIE contributes to the active participation of people, civil societies and institutions through the implementation of projects on various thematic areas, towards the promotion of growth and development, always valuing diversity in the respect of ethics and human development. Our MISSION is to promote growth through innovative and participative educational approaches. Along with other institutions and organisations, CESIE is currently implementing over 120 projects in more than 80 countries. As a European centre of Studies and Initiatives, the organisation is dedicated to the promotion of research and development so as to increase and improve future-oriented innovation processes in educational, social, economic and cultural spheres believing in the cross-cutting of organisations cooperating within heterogeneous fields and sectors.
STIMMULI is a a non-profit organisation working on projects focused on social impact envisioning to inspire future education and ignite positive change in society. To achieve our mission, we design and deliver educational and empowerment projects that cultivate changemaking attitudes, inject entrepreneurial thinking and nudge behavioural shifts for more sustainable lifestyles. STIMMULI bears extensive experience in different fields of activity, including that of Social Innovation Education, Entrepreneurship Education, Active Citizenship Education and Inclusive Education and sustainable development whereby new approaches and effective practices and tools are being developed and designed. Our work aims at harnessing the power of collaboration between universities, nonprofits, social enterprises, businesses and governments, to address pressing societal challenges more effectively and on a wider scale.
The VSBI was founded in 2005 to develop and implement innovative ideas for the support of people with disabilities for their independently living and full inclusion in the society and employment. VSBI is providing them services to support the access to personal budget and personal assistance and is running bigger offices in Merseburg (Saxony-Anhalt, seat of the VSBI) and in Erfurt (Thuringia). The VSBI is active participating in umbrella organisations for political self-representation of people with disabilities in Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt.
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