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We encourage sharing knowledge and interesting experiences for social entrepreneurs and experts in upscaling social innovation, thus contributing to the development of a favourable ecosystem.

We also promote the visibility of social entrepreneurship to the public and the potential that social innovation has in responding to social demands.

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3.09.2018
UpSocial is one of the partners of the EuroPACE project, recipient of the EU Horizon 2020 grant, that is promoting a new financing mechaninsm to improve the access of general population to energy efficiency retrofits. The model: on-tax financing EuroPACE is the European adaptation of the American...
11.07.2018
We are celebrating our eighth anniversary and on each anniversary we try to share what we have learned by being constantly exposed to innovations from all over the world and in very diverse fields.  It is very stimulating to discover what works and what is generating a great impact, and also to...
19.03.2018
How can post-secondary institutions transform their internal practices and structures to more actively contribute to positive social change? With one of the most accessible post-secondary sectors in the world, it comes as no surprise that various Canadian institutions excel at addressing social...
16.10.2017
Athens, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rotterdam and Stockholm join efforts to find innovative responses to common social challenges by promoting the scale of existing solutions. Through a worldwide research, the Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion project has short-listed 60 innovations from 250+...
1.06.2017
PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) is an innovative funding mechanism of far-reaching energy efficiency improvements in all different types of buildings. The long-term return on investment through charging property tax allows to overcome obstacles in its exponential implementation and on a large...
26.01.2017
One of DinàmiG’s, Agency of Innovation and Development of La Garrotxa, strategic lines aims to showcase the innovative experiences of the region that fall into the social sphere and then strengthen them in order to provide better solutions to the main challenges facing the region and its citizens....
10.10.2016
Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion is an initiative seeking to implement more effective and more efficient solutions to solve social challenges. The five participant cities -Athens, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rotterdam and Stockholm- have agreed three social problems to address: Children at Risk of...
9.03.2016
JUMP Math is a school programme for the teaching and learning of mathematics developed in Canada, which has been used for over 10 years with spectacular results. After two years piloting the implementation of JUMP Math in more than 90 public schools, with support from organisations such as the...
27.01.2016
The exhibition is the result of a co-creative process working with boys and girls. It is a new and educational experience in Spain based upon successful initiatives on behalf of museums and cultural entities around the world. The objective is to make art and culture more appealing and accessible to...
2.12.2015
We celebrate five years of activity and the first thing that comes to mind is to say thank you.   And we think the best way to thank those of you who have helped us, tolerating our mistakes, believing in us, and often being the protagonists of the successes that we report, is to share what have we...

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