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Scaling Social Innovation


, November 25, 2014

BeeOdiversity rewarded as promising scaling social innovation

On the 14th of November the BENISI project organized its first SIAN Award ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal.

, October 14, 2014


Newsletter 1

The BENISI newsletter intends to bring each two months to stakeholders and professionals in social innovation feedback on the implementation of the BENISI project and food for thought regarding a wider take up of social innovation in Europe.


Renovo Bioenergy

RENOVO BIOENERGY: Construction of cogeneration power plants of small size

Social Purpose:
- reduction of environmental impact - impact on the local value chain production - Contribute to reducing emissions of greenhouse gase
Social Impact:
- employment of disadvantaged people
Innovative Character:
- add value to the local economy and business - usew of: fuel wood biomass obtained from agricultural waste, agro-industrial and agro-forestry through the work of the disadvantaged people

Scaling Social Innovation