Category Archives: WISE4Culture

By June 17, 2016

ENCATC had a conversation with Valentina Zoccali, a young professional working behind the WISE4ALL campaign which aims to enhance women’s contribution to the innovation processes that are currently hap-pening our society. Download the ENCATC News issue n°101                      


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By March 18, 2016

Marinella Manicardi, actress, writer and director of Teatro delle Moline, Bologna “I believe that artists carry a huge responsibility. They can give value to things, they deal with an imaginery. Everything that is not narrated loses value, like it doesn’t exist. That’s why, in the last years, I decided to focus on stories based on


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By March 14, 2016

Annamaria Testa studies and writes about communication and creativity topics. She is the owner of Progetti Nuovi. She has been a registered journalist since 1988. She contributed to several papers and magazines and collaborated with the Italian public broadcasting company RAI. She has often worked on political communication topics. She taugh at Università La Sapienza


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By March 13, 2016

“Social innovation is something that try to answer and address community needs. It is basically about change and creativity and it is challenging our culture…any innovation process is about the disruption of our past culture…in this way creativity and culture produce social innovation (…) Citizens understand more and more that culture investment is a huge


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By March 09, 2016

Malì Serena Aurora Erotico begins to transform her passion for photography as a profession in 2007, becoming a portraitist of musicians for albums covers and for the press. In 2014 she starts her collaborations with GVC  Onlus and Elefant Film production for which she did two photo features for the documentary “Eco de Femmes” about


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By March 07, 2016

Interview with Rita Biancheri – Professor in Sociology, Department of Political Sciences, Pisa University Are we facing a social change? In your opinion, what are the main challenges and the main opportunies of this moment? The main new challenges, besides globalization, relate the concept of “liquid society”, with the loss of the traditional points of


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By February 01, 2016

Social Innovation: what does it mean for you? The process of social innovation is a radical change of the concept that saw the public as the depository of certain knowledge, it imposed certain policies in a detached way. Today, policies must be reinforced and implemented by public/ private partnerships. Recent news from the Italian newspaper,


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By January 27, 2016

The association Melting-pro has declined social innovation in three aspects: first, the innovation of relations and therefore an innovation especially of different types of relationships, a bull we’ve noticed mainly on European level that pushes towards cooperation, not towards competition, so sharing of the same objects and vision. Second, the capability of generating job opportunities.


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By January 26, 2016

Culture influences the process of social innovation, because without a continuos cultural push it wouldn’t be possible to make progress and to observe the future. It becomes always more complex, because new technologies start to be part of our daily live. We all have easy access to information and culture. On the one hand culture


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By January 18, 2016

Paola Fantini is currently Research Coordinator at Politecnico di Milano, Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering. Her research and innovation area is sustainability, and more specifically social sustainable and human centered manufacturing, the seamless integration of humans in cyber physical production systems in the emerging Industry 4.0 paradigm. With the university foundation, Fondazione Politecnico


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