Scaling Social Innovation
SAVE THE DATE: BENISI Event Lisbon, 12-14/11/2014 - Collective Impact through Research and Action
Invitation to the Social Innovation Conference 12th -14th November 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal
BENISI, TRANSITION, TEPSIE and SI Drive are delighted to invite you to a joint event on social innovation which will
EUROPOST interview BENISI project manager Vincent De Coninck
Social innovation creates investment return as well
Entrepreneurs try to find out how to deal with challenges and tackle them
Photo by Maria Koleva
Written by Maria Koleva,
Brussels 25 July, 2014
ViaVia 3-Track Development Model
‘ViaVia Development Model’ shapes an ecosystem for the creation/strengthening of existing and new SME’s in tourism and related activities.Focus on entrepreneurship with social & cultural value.
Human Development is about creating an environment in which people can develop their full potential and lead productive, creative lives in accord with their needs and interests. (UNDP)
The booming tourism industry is such possible environment.
‘ViaVia 3-Track Development Model’ built on the simultaneous and interacting engagement of
Track 1: ViaVia Tourism Enterprise Cluster (the Business environment)
Track 2: ViaVia Social Innovation Tonic (the comprehended social economical goals)
Track 3: ViaVia Education and Training (the guidance and coaching support)
The themes that are boosted concentrate on ViaVia’s longstanding priorities: entrepreneurship, local job creation, community empowerment, inclusive society and sound financial management.
Regarding tourism this model is a new and unexplored hybrid entrepreneurial approach.