Unlocking New Horizons in Social Innovation: A Conversation with Carina Dantas on ECHAlliance Podcast

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In a recent ECHAlliance podcast episode, Carina Dantas, CEO of SHINE2Europe and coordinator of the SIRENE project, engages in a captivating dialogue with Federica Porcu, Innovation Manager at ECHAlliance. This illuminating conversation explores the collaborative efforts of SIRENE and the INTEGER project in bridging innovation gaps across European regions. Together, they authored a compelling publication, “Towards the Social Innovation Lighthouse: European Ecosystems Addressing the Innovation Divide,” which delves into the strategies and initiatives for fostering social innovation. Discover the insights shared in this podcast by visiting the link to the full episode.

SIRENE is part of the European Innovation Ecosystems Data Hub

SIRENE - EIE Hub

The SIRENE project is an active participant within the vibrant European Innovation Ecosystems Data Hub, a collaborative platform developed by the European Innovation Council and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Executive Agency (EISMEA). This hub serves as a repository of vital information on EU funding programs, with SIRENE standing as one of the distinguished 102 projects funded under the European Innovation Ecosystems initiative, a pivotal component of Horizon Europe. Anchored within the comprehensive New European Innovation Agenda, this initiative encompasses five strategic flagships, including fostering innovation across the EU, supporting interregional innovation projects, and facilitating the flow of essential talents within the innovation landscape. The SIRENE project’s integral role in this dynamic ecosystem resonates with Horizon Europe’s visionary mission.

Unlocking Synergies: SIRENE and INTEGER Unite for European Innovation Ecosystems

The SIRENE and INTEGER projects are driving social change and promoting inclusive growth in Europe. Their joint publication, ‘Towards the social innovation lighthouse,’ highlights their mission to overcome the innovation divide and accelerate progress.

SIRENE empowers social and private entrepreneurs for well-being and housing improvements, while INTEGER focuses on sustainable ecosystems for healthy living. Together, they develop frameworks and tools to foster social innovation.

Through co-creation networks, stakeholders collaborate, exchange knowledge, and shape the future of innovation. SIRENE and INTEGER embrace the triple transition of social, green, and digital advancements.

Join the movement towards a brighter, innovative Europe. Stay tuned for updates from the SIRENE and INTEGER projects as they shape the European innovation landscape.

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