Category Archives: WISE4Culture

By January 08, 2016

“Social innovation is not a panacea but if encouraged and valued it can bring immediate solutions to the pressing social issues citizens are confronted with. In the long term, I see social innovation as part of a new culture of empowerment that we are trying to promote”.


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By December 29, 2015

VIDEO INTERVIEW MADE IN 2017 Marianna D’Ovidio is an urban sociologist based at the Dept. of Sociology and Social Research of Università Milano – Bicocca where she is working on urban cultural economy, innovation and creativity. Her research interests range from social and cultural innovation, to creativity  and justice, in particular their relation with the


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By December 15, 2015

“The Commission Communication entitled “Europe 2020 – A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth” (the “Europe 2020 Strategy”) defines a approach that aims to turn the European Union into a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy delivering high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion. In that communication, the Commission remarked that the European Union


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By December 07, 2015

Carmela Asero: Strategic Policy Analysis and Advice at the Joint Research Centre (DG JRC), the European Commission’s in-house science service “New media have a potential to differentiate from main stream, being horizontal, allowing an easy access for people by Internet. They can reach more people, whether in the production or the use of information. They touch


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By December 07, 2015

Paola Bucciarelli – research coordinator for DG Connect  European Commission “Digitalization is changing all areas of our lives and all processes that have not been touched by it yet. The process is unstoppable.Technologies support values of our society and of the EU. Values of peace, of security, of a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.What is


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