News

20.02.2019

Atlantic Social Lab presents a multi-level analysis on social needs in the Atlantic Area

This study allowed to understand the most urgent social needs and possible pilot actions for social innovation in the Atlantic Area

Social innovation is the central theme of the Atlantic Social Lab project. During the last year the project was surveying and analysing social needs in the population of the partner regions of the Atlantic Area as a consequence of the renewed social preferences and structural change of society. This work resulted on a study entitled "Atlantic social innovation mapping: a multilevel perspective", coordinated by the Centre of Social Studies of the University of Coimbra in collaboration with the project partners.

The level of analysis allowed identifying actors, projects and initiatives that directly respond to the social needs of the regions, identifying what needs and types of responses each initiative develops taking into account the vicissitudes of each region. The key idea was to identify crucial aspects to facilitate learning and co-production of new social innovation in the following steps of the project.

Atlantic Social Lab is led by the Municipality of Avilés (Spain) and aims to contribute to the creation of a Social Innovation Atlantic Ecosystem in the Atlantic Area.

Learn more about this project and publication: http://atlanticsociallab.eu/multi-level-analysis-social-needs-atlantic-area

 

Published on: 2019-02-20


Atlantic Social LAB project started with several social innovation initiatives in Vale do Ave (Portugal)

15.12.2017

Social Innovation in Europe was the main working subject during the meeting that took place in Famalicão on the 28 and 29 November 2017

Programme Monitoring Committee meeting held in Lisbon

29.11.2017

On the last 29 November, the Atlantic Area programme’s Monitoring Committee met in Lisbon under the Portuguese Presidency

HYLANTIC project organized the kick off meeting on the 05 December in Santander (Spain)

05.12.2017

Atlantic Network for renewable generation and supply of hydrogen to promote high energy efficiency

GEOATLANTIC project presentation, Ourense

29.11.2017

Boosting local ecosystems for the use of geothermal energy in the communities

IN4.0 project on the modernization of the naval industry launched this week in Vigo

21/22.11.2017

Adaptation of Industry 4.0 model to the naval sector

CONSORTEX project kick-off meeting, Bilbao, Spain

28/29.11.2017

European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia in the shipbuilding ancillary industries

ADSA project - Atlantic Digital Startup Academy - launch in Brest

7/9.11.2017

Support to digital startups based in the Atlantic regions to develop their business outside their regions and countries

SAFER project starts its activities in Donegal

15.11.2017

This projects aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood sector by accelerating technology adoption through transnational cooperation

ARCWIND project kick-off meeting, Lisbon

13/14.11.2017

Adaptation and implementation of floating wind energy conversion technology for the Atlantic region

INTEGRATE project kick-off meeting, Cádiz

30/31.10.2017

The 'Fundación Centro Tecnológico de Andalucía' is leading a project to work on an eco-innovative solution to foster sustainability in the Atlantic Area