SmartUp - Social Innovation Lab

We act as an eco-system builder connecting different stakeholders to promote and develop social innovation thus building a society that is socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.
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Human Centered Design.

Human-centered design is a creative approach to problem solving and the backbone of the work at IDEO.org. It’s a process that starts with the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions that are tailor made to suit their needs.
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DIY Learn – an online learning programme in innovation

DIY Learn is brought to you by Nesta, The Rockefeller Foundation and The Open University.
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Guide to Social Innovation

This guide was prepared by DG Regional and Urban Policy and DG Employment, Social affairs and Inclusion
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The Social Enterprise Podcast

The Social Enterprise Podcast- Presented by Rupert Scofield, President of FINCA International and author of ‘The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook’
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How Our Projects Run

Our work typically moves from discovery research to collaborative design to formative evaluation.

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Discover

We conduct in-person research in workplaces, homes, and communities so we can understand first-hand people's lives and needs.

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Strategy

We prototype and test improved policies and services with community members, policymakers, and front-line staff.

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Technology

We aims to make the most of technology to advance human development by encouraging innovative solutions to social and economic problems.

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Analytics

We help run and evaluate low-cost pilots so that new services and policies can be scaled up with confidence.

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Work We've Done

We partner with civil sector and goverment agencies to research, design, and test new ideas.

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Participants About Us

The positive effects of оур community engagement.

The design thinking enables a new way of thinking that would be useful in my business”

Martin Jovchevski Business Management Student
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The experience gathered during the winter course will help me in the future and will open new opportunities in my career.

Katerina Naumovska Social Innovation Hub Fellow
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For the first time I work in an interdisciplinary team and I’m very happy about it.

Igor Popovikj Youth Activist
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