Networks and cooperation are vital for social innovation (SI). Policy which stimulates the development of SI ecosystems is likely to encourage the sustainability of social innovations. This chapter from the Atlas of Social Innovation, comprised of 62 articles by 25 international partners as part of the EC H2020 funded SI-DRIVE project, focuses on Western Europe, detailing how networks, individuals and groups are the main drivers in social innovation and providing examples of such networks.
Social Innovation in Western Europe: Networks and Programmes as Drivers
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