Posts by: INTSENSE
Oct 20, 2019
Promoting InTSEnSE in the Development Agency of Karditsa (AN.KA.S.A.) in which 14 Social Enterprises get support during the startup period

On September 27th, 2019, prof. Dimitra Papadimitriou traveled to the city of Karditsa, Central Greece, to present the project’s outcomes and held meetings with the CEO (Mr. Bellas) and staff of ANKASA on how to bring the outcomes of InTSEnSE closer to Greek Social Enterprises (SEs). ANKASA is supporting a network of 14 different Social[…]

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Oct 09, 2019
InTSEnSE Project Dissemination in International Community Forum “Telšiai-2019”, Lithuania

On 4-6th of October an International Community Forum “Telšiai-2019” was held in Telšiai, Lithuania. On the second day of the forum, Innovation Office project coordinator Milda Koženiauskaitė participated as a speaker with a report “Socialinis verslumas vetoes bendruomenėse: iššūkiai ir galimybės” (eng. “Social business in local communities: challenges and opportunities”). Firstly, it was important to[…]

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Oct 01, 2019
5 discussions in 5 different cities: ”You and social entrepreneurship-is it necessary?”

During September Ministry of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia in cooperation with the Social Entrepreneurship Association of Latvia organized discussions in 5 different cities of Latvia with the title: ”You and social entrepreneurship-is it necessary”. Discussions took place in Liepaja, Valmiera, Daugavpils, Jelgava and started at the beginning of September and were finalized with[…]

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Sep 22, 2019
Identity and value: beyond the impact

During the first day of work of the XVII workshop on social enterprise, “Identity and value: beyond the impact”, organized by Iris Network, questions are raised about the relationship between volunteering and social enterprise. The meeting, curated by Marco Musella, president of the Network, attended by Guido Memo, director Not for Profit; Marco Gargiulo, president[…]

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Sep 17, 2019
International Support for Internationalisation

When social enterprises consider trading, operating or replicating into a new country, many look for sources of support and help. Most of this support is offered at a local or national level, but there are some sources of support that operate internationally. This can be divided up into four areas: The legal or policy framework[…]

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Sep 11, 2019
Social enterprise, for the first time in 5 years the sector is in decline in Italy

For the first time, after 5 years of constant growth, social enterprises have registered a decline. Although the sector remains “vital and lively”, this first drop should be recorded. This is the synthesis that Laura Bongiovanni, president of the Isnet Association that aims to promote the development of the social economy in Italy, did during[…]

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Sep 10, 2019
Record low: Hardly anyone still wants to become self-employed in Germany

Germany is slowly running out of founders. Fewer and fewer people opt for self-employment because of the good situation in the labor market. But there are exceptions. Sebastian Däuwel from Speyer has a good laugh. His bakery start-up is growing steadily. In front of his sales outlet in an inconspicuous commercial area, customers regularly queue[…]

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Aug 29, 2019
Promoting InTSEnSE in the 13th Estonian Rural Parliament in Räpina, Põlva County (Southern Estonia)

On July 26th to 28th 2019 the InTSEnSE Erasmus+ project was promoted in the 13th Estonian Rural Parliament that took place in Räpina, Põlva County (Southern Estonia). 350 participants, 15 delegations from Estonian counties, guests, partners, politicians, the President of Republic were there for participating. The topics of the parliament were the above: How to organize community[…]

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Aug 19, 2019
LIT article for InTSEnSE Newsletter 

There is good news from Ireland regarding Social Enterprise with the launch of the Rural Conversations report on Wednesday 4th September.   Rural Conversations was a series of events in collaboration with the Department of Rural and Community Development. The series provided a discussion forum for rural development stakeholders.  The themes discussed were economic development, social[…]

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Aug 14, 2019
A New Social Venture by a Colleague

In my blog post I wanted to tell you about one of my colleagues that has just founded his own Social Enterprise:- Wrexham Glyndwr University member of staff Dr Peter Hooper has recently started his own social enterprise, based in Wrexham’s Welsh Government-funded Enterprise Hub. The enterprise, Active Writing Limited, runs writing and activity workshops[…]

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