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Final Event of the Project „SIKE – Social Innovation Through Knowledge Exchange“

After three years of intensive and transnational work the project “SIKE - Social Innovation through Knowledge Exchange” comes to an end. During the digital final event on 23 April 2021 the project results will be presented and discussed. Furthermore the regional winner teams of the Evolve competition from Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Scotland and Germany will present their social Start-Ups.

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„SIKE – Social Innovation Through Knowledge Exchange“ is an Erasmus+ project which aims at developing new paradigms and tools for knowledge exchange practice that embrace social innovation, encourage social entrepreneurship and offer more effective support to local communities. The partners are working together to create an ecosystem that nurtures and supports sustainable, resilient and responsible innovation.


 

Agenda of the final event & Registration

 9.40 – 10.45 INSPIRE

We invite you to join us for the first session of our Social Innovation Through Knowledge Exchange Showcase. After an initial presentation of the SIKE project, we will invite thought leaders in the field of Social Innovation to present their work, and will also feature some of the international collaborative projects spawned from SIKE. The session culminates in a panel discussion followed by an audience Q&A. More here.

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11.00 – 12.00 EVOLVE (1)

This session will feature five competition entrants from the UK, Germany, Portugal, Croatia and the Basque Country, who have made it through the initial stages of our “business plan competition with a difference”, pitching their idea to a panel of judges in order to get one step closer to a €2000 prize. More here.

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12.00 – 13.00 ENGAGE (HEI)

In this session, we hear from each university partner on their role in the SIKE project, the work of their SIKE unit and how they have supported their Social Innovation ecosystem. We will also be asking them to cast their eyes back over the three-year project and give us an insight into their main takeaways, challenges and learnings. More here.

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14.00 – 15.00 ENGAGE (NON-HEI)

In this session, we hear from each non-university partner on their role in the SIKE project, the work of their SIKE unit and how they have supported their Social Innovation ecosystem. We will also be asking them to cast their eyes back over the three-year project and give us an insight into their main takeaways, challenges and learnings. More here.

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15.05 – 16.15 EVOLVE (2)

This session will feature five competition entrants from across each of our partner regions who have made it through the initial stages of the competition, pitching their idea to a panel of judges in order to get one step closer to winning €2000. At the end of the session we will announce one winner and four runners up. More here.

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16.15 – 17.30 COLLABORATE

In our final session of the day, we will host a Brokerage Session where participants will enter breakout rooms to debate specific areas of Social Innovation and explore ways they might collaborate in the future. More here.

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