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EIPA Seminar on Social Innovation in cooperation with MindLab, Maastricht, 28-29/Oct/2015

29 June 2015

How to respond to current societal challenges and improve service delivery? Join us at our Social Innovation Seminar together with MindLab in Maastricht on 28-29 Oct. 2015 and explore co-creation and co-design for new public service delivery. The seminar will be supported by real case examples coming from various EPSA editions.

This seminar is implemented in cooperation with MindLab, (DK), one of Europe’s leading public cross-governmental innovation units, and will focus on co-creation and human-centred design approaches to put into effect improved public service delivery.

In a first step, the seminar will set the context of social innovation in Europe illustrated by hands-on case studies and outlining available funding mechanisms. During the second day, participants will actively apply co-creation tools in the public sector context, as well as benefiting directly from the interactive workshops led by MindLab. The seminar applies a practice-learning perspective and this benefits from a unique combination of European best practice examples to illustrate current social innovation trends, as well as interactive workshops in which participants will directly apply co-creation and design thinking tools. 

See the seminar programme and registration

The EPSA 2015 winners are…

Supra-local and local award: Every Child Safe Forever – The Development of Relentless Family Case Management and the End of Parole and Other Court Orders, submitted by the Youth Protection Amsterdam Region (NL)
European, national and regional award: BQ-Portal – The Information Portal for Foreign Professional Qualifications, submitted by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (DE)
Cross-cutting award: Urban Environment and Health, submitted by the Barcelona Provincial Council (ES)
Read more about the EPSA 2015 final event and award ceremony

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