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How to Grow Social Innovation

Publication 1 September 2013

How to grow social innovation: A review and critique of scaling and diffusion for understanding the growth of social innovation. Paper presented to the 5th International Social Innovation Research Conference, 2-4 September, 2013, Oxford.

Engaging Citizens in Social Innovation: A short guide to the research for policy makers and practitioners

Publication 1 September 2013

Public and civic engagement activities are now widely seen as critical in building trust in public institutions, developing social capital and social cohesion in local communities, and lending great legitimacy to public decision making processes. In the context of social

Mapping Citizen Engagement in the Process of Social Innovation

Publication 1 September 2013

Over the last decade there has been a proliferation of methods and approaches to citizen engagement. From idea banks and competitions to co-creation workshops and online petitions, governments, public services and businesses are increasingly keen to garner insights and information

Realising Ambition – Lessons on replication and evidenced based interventions

Publication 18 July 2013

Every year thousands of children and young people enter the criminal justice system for the first time. This has a major impact on their families and the communities to which they belong, but an even bigger impact on their own life chances. The Young

Citizen Engagement in Social Innovation – A case study report

Publication 1 June 2013

Public and civic engagement activities are widely seen as critical in building trust in public institutions, social capital and social cohesion in local communities, greater legitimacy in public decision making processes and more effective use of resources, as well as

The Value and Role of Citizen Engagement in Social Innovation

Publication 1 June 2013

Engagement practices have particular value for the development of effective social innovations. In particular, this report argues that some forms of engagement will enable a better understanding of needs so that appropriate solutions can be developed. Participation practices can also

Growing Social Innovation in Northern Ireland

Publication 12 April 2013

There is a growing recognition that new and innovative approaches are required to meet the social, economic and environmental difficulties we are facing. The field of social innovation is developing rapidly. Across the world, millions of people are creating new

Stimulating and supporting innovation within your organisation & system – Health at The Young Foundation

Publication 20 March 2013

The bedrock of the NHS is currently shifting. The future stage has been set by huge structural changes, a need for massive savings, the necessity of working across partnerships and sectors, all combined with a renewed drive to truly put

Financing Social Impact

Publication 30 April 2012

Creating a finance ecosystem where social innovations can flourish. Where do we want to be in 2022? The field of social innovation is beginning to gather momentum, with significant investment from governments, foundations and business. The field combines commitment, experience

How to Guides

Publication 1 March 2011

This series of guides is designed to help funders and project leads to set up and sustain innovative projects across the NHS. The How to Guides draw together the material on supporting health innovation which the Young Foundation delivered and

This is European Social Innovation

Publication 1 November 2010

The Euclid and SIX networks, with the support of the Social Innovation Park in Bilbao, Spain, and the European Commission published This is European Social Innovation – a call for inspiring stories. The financial and economic crisis after 2008 made

Innovations in Health: Approaches from the Regional Innovation Funds

Publication 1 October 2010

The NHS has already recognised that alternative approaches and solutions are therefore necessary – radically different and innovative ways of identifying, creating and scaling solutions, delivering services and involving patients and users are needed. This paper sets out the case


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