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Social Innovation Ecosystem Search Workshop is Organized in Samsun with the Participation of Local Development Actors

Thursday, July 5, 2018
Social Innovation Ecosystem Search Workshop is Organized in Samsun with the Participation of Local Development Actors

“Social Innovation Ecosystem Search Workshop in Middle Blacksea” is done on 6th April 2018 in Middle Blacksea Development Agency, with the moderation of specialists from Mikado Sustainable Development Consultancy, Koç University Social Impact Forum and Station Tedü Social Innovation Center.

Approximately 50 participants from non-governmental organizations, public sector, private sector representatives and academicians from Middle Blacksea attended to workshop.

Workshop is organized in order to detect Middle Black Sea Region’s problems of rural development, and to ensure social innovation and social entrepreneurship to be perceived as a method to solve those problems. During the first part of the workshop specialists mentioned concepts of social innovation and social entrepreneurship, and shared examples Worldwide. During the second part of the workshop, participants discussed the region’s problems which are in need of innovation and systems that support social innovation.