The Role of Academic Science in Social Innovations and Social Entrepreneurship
The Intellectual Workshop “The Role of Academic Science in Social Innovations and Social Entrepreneurship” supported by the Swedish Institute will be held at Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University on January 26-27, 2016.
University lecturers, young researches, students, NGO representatives, practitioners in the fields of sustainable development, social innovations, and social entrepreneurship are invited to participate in the event.
The main goal of the workshop is to exchange ideas, achievements in the investigation and implementation of sustainable development concepts, social innovations, and to establish new contacts among the participants.
The language of the workshop is English.
Political Economy Department, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University
Nongovernmental organization Poruch
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Arsen KELICHAVYI, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor of the Political Economy Department, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University
Mariia TYSHCHENKO, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor of the Political Economy Department, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University, Chief Executive Officer of Nongovernmental organization Poruch
Intellectual workshop topics
January 26: Seminar 1 – Innovations, Sustainability, and Regulations
January 27: Semanar 2 – The Role of Academic Science in Social Innovations and Social Entrepreneurship
Lecturer in Social Innovation and Environmental Science at the Department for Urban Studies, Malmö University, Sweden. Locally, he is also engaged as a board member of Yalla Trappan, a social enterprise, and the Center for Public Entrepreneurship, a third sector initiative to support civic entrepreneurial initiatives in the region on Skåne.
In 2014 Björk was part of the team that developed an Agenda for an ecosystem for social innovation in Sweden, an initiative financed by VINNOVA, the Swedish government’s innovation agency. Right now the team is working on different routes to translate the agenda into action.
Ph.d. in Political Science, Malmö University, Sweden.
Research Interests: policy studies, democratic theory, public administration, international relations, local politics, political participation.
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Participation in the workshop is FREE.
Every registered participant will receive Certificate of Participance.
If you intend to participate in the event, please, send a short message to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will be happy to treat you to coffee and tasty cookies!
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