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We systematize and openly share knowledge generated through practice, fostering the potential of social innovation to address social demands

We also promote cultural change that favors innovation in organizations and community.

9.10.2020
In October 2020, key alliances for the implementation of ArtE in Spain were formalised: Fundació Comtal and Espai Teatre joined efforts with UpSocial to adapt and adopt JobAct®, a social innovation developed in Germany and successfully transferred in the North of Italy.
11.03.2020
Public administrations have traditionally focused on maximizing the coverage of social services, rather than on the results that those services generate. Accordingly, success is measured by the number of beneficiaries of these services. This approach does not prevent social problems from becoming...
15.12.2019
After founding the country’s first digital, solidarity school in Barcelona, Factoría F5 has supported the teams at Fundación Tomillo and Peñascal Kooperatiba in setting new socio-labour insertion projects for vulnerable groups in Madrid and Bilbao. Following the success of the first cohorts in...
28.11.2019
After three years of implementation in Athens, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rotterdam and Stockholm, the Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion (ACSI) project has closed a first phase, leaving a set of powerful learnings to improve similar initiatives in the future.  
27.11.2019
UpSocial is part of the consortium that will adapt the JobAct® approach, based on art as an educational principle, to enhance employment in Italy, Portugal and Spain. Funded by the European Commission through the Erasmus + programme, ArtE (the Art of Employability) will transfer the knowledge from...
25.06.2019
The increase of social needs requires to try out more effective, efficient and fair solutions to some of the critical problems that affect citizens’ life. At the same time, there are successful innovations from all around the world that could be adapted and adopted to respond to these pressing...
21.06.2019
During the past nine years, we have analysed and documented over 2,000 innovations from around the world in an attempt to explore their adaptation and adoption in other local and national contexts. This journey has forced us to build standards around five essential dimensions of social innovations...
14.01.2019
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
10.01.2019
In April 2018, the Childhood Advocacy Department at the Municipality of Barcelona, supported by UpSocial, organised an intensive training for over thirty professionals from the local public administration and organisations that integrate the Network for Children’s Rights. Based on a strong...
15.10.2018
On October 4th, our team welcomed a delegation from South Korea’s Ministry of Interior composed by Ha Inho, Lee Hyosun and Lee Seong-eun, members of the country’s first social innovation agency. The meeting was an opportunity to get to know each other’s work and exchange ideas about how to...

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