Social innovation in service delivery: New partners and approaches - Executive summary

PDF version Printer-friendly version
Cover image of Social innovation in service delivery: New partners and approaches - Executive summary

Social innovation is an important topic of the EU agenda seen as a tool to help achieve key objectives of the Commission’s Social Investment Package. This study explores what social innovation means and the involvement of new partners – social partners, civil society and people in vulnerable situations. Social innovation is considered as new ideas that can resolve societal challenges, meet social needs and create new social relationships. This report aims to enable a better understanding of effective and sustainable processes, focusing on six countries and three individual case studies. It finds that many social innovation projects in employment, education and social policy are co-funded by the European Social Fund. Non-governmental organisations carry out many social innovations, but are often informally involved in the programme design. Read more in the report - see Related content.
Download PDF: EN (pdf 40.38 Kb)

Useful? Interesting? Tell us what you think. Hide comments

Add new comment

Click to share this page to Facebook securely

Click to share this page to Twitter securely

Click to share this page to Google+ securely

Click to share this page to LinkedIn securely