Scientific Production Document

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Social Innovation Toolkit: Transformation for Common Good

We lack new social-digital governance mechanisms that help us unite visions, approaches and wills to collaboratively solve today's major problems and challenges we are facing today. Museums and innovators from the cultural and creative industries are called to play a key role to promote our human features and creativity.

Eoh-for-Good Book: Transformative Governance for the Future: Navigating Profound Transitions

Humanity is in transition. Our organisations, our innovation ecosystems are in transition. The whole planet is in transition. Welcome to our Anthropocene era.

Towards a more inclusive triple transition and quadruple helix innovation ecosystems: the case of the Catalonian Col·laboratori on Health and Wellbeing within the INTEGER project

Special issue on the topic: The design theory and practice from the perspective of humanities and and social sciences: Interdisciplinary approaches.

Towards the social innovation lighthouse: European ecosystems addressing the innovation divide

The new European Innovation Agenda foresees as one of its flagships the aim of “Accelerating and strengthening innovation in European Innovation Ecosystems across the EU and addressing the innovation divide”. Two European Innovation Ecosystems funded Actions, SIRENE and INTEGER, are working towards this goal: SIRENE works to improve wellbeing and housing conditions by empowering social and private entrepreneurs, while INTEGER is focused on developing more robust, sustainable, and inclusive ecosystems for healthy living and wellbeing.

The potential of Social Innovation for the Future Trends of Employment

This is published in the Encyclopedia for Social Innovation. This invaluable Encyclopedia presents an interdisciplinary and comprehensive overview of the field of social innovation, providing an insightful view into potential future developments both practically and theoretically.

Harnessing the potential of Social Economy to generate an encompassing Triple Transition: social, green and digital, Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast

Social economy (SE) is an economic system that promotes sustainable and inclusive development and makes a relevant contribution with regards to the major challenges facing economies and societies. These are organizations with their triple differentiating characteristics: a) the pursuit of the collective interest of their members, b) the general economic and social welfare interest as they carry out economic and business activities for the market, and c) while meeting the needs of society, generating wealth and opportunities for development at individual and social level

The Three MuskEUteers: Pushing and pursuing a "One for all, All for one" triple transition: social, green and digital

Under the inspiring and aspiring title: Paving the way for pushing and pursuing a "One for all, All for one" triple transition: social, green and digital: The Three MuskEUteers, a group of remarkable co-authors and contributors have developed radically new forward looking visions, principles, approaches and action recommendations for an attuned indivisible social, green, digital transition.

Multi-vortex Tornado Blueprint for Disruptive Global Co-creation (Inspired by EUvsVirus)

Since its burst in early 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has deeply affected every aspect of daily life, from international trade and travelling to restrictions on an individual level, becoming a complex multi-level and highly multi-faceted problem.Due to its overarching influence and deep impact, it can be seen as one of the most disruptive Grand Challenges of our time.

Academia Diffusion Experiment: Trailblazing the Emergence from Co-creation

Inspired by EUvsVirus, this chapter focuses on the Academia Diffusion Experiment (ADE) with more than 40 scholars and practitioners around the globe, who transform practice into science through co-creating, co-evolving, and co-dreaming. The chapter first introduces EUvsVirus as the context of the ADE and then uncovers the Denica 2.0 managerial method deployed to facilitate it, its primary constituents, governing principles, participants, information, and risk management. Finally, the chapter reflects the learnings from the ADE by discussing its potentials, problems, and challenges.

Practical Guide: How to approach the impact of your research projects?

The idea of this guide results from the perceived need of researchers, research support entities, and experts on the impact field of research and innovation (R&I), to join efforts to address in a more systematic way the growing relevance and complexity of the impact dimension of R&I.

Adopting Complexity Leadership in University Research and Innovation Management: A Framework Proposal

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, universities around the globe have taken numerous extraordinary measures and implemented many changes to their strategic, operational, and academic activities. Currently, there is a transformation taking place from the emergency decision-making in the early stages of the pandemic towards reflection and resolution on how the past months can shape governance and strategy. Higher education institutions have been facing challenges with the alignment of their university governance for their strategic and operational plans.

Report of workshops and analysis of IDR/AHSS integration learning cases

The SHAPE-ID project was scheduled to organise six learning case workshops across Europe between December 2019 and May 2020 to enable stakeholders to explore best practices in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research (IDR/TDR) with an emphasis on research involving the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS).

La universidad co-transformadora/The co-transformative university

This work proposes a new meaning of competitiveness that transcends economic logic to incorporate the inclusive and sustainable well-being of the territories as the ultimate aspiration. Under this new perspective, competitiveness is a systemic and dynamic process built collaboratively between all the agents of a territory, which cannot be abstracted from being oblivious to the great global remains, due to the glocal contextual nature of our world dynamics.

Beyond Teaching and Research: Stakeholder Perspectives on the Evolving Roles of Higher Education. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast

Many scholars have observed that the traditional teaching and research functions ascribed to higher education have now expanded to involve a wider range of objectives and actors in response to changing internal and external demands. However, the available literature on the topic lacks accounts reflecting stakeholder perspectives.

Innovative Co-creative participatory methodologies for a dreamt-of quality education in Europe

The aim of this paper is to collect evidence-based experience on a co-creation multi-stakeholder participatory process in a non-formal academic environment. We use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the “6i model,” and a participatory approach as background methodologies. Within the long-lasting process of collaboration with Eurochild (Eurochild advocates for children’s rights and well-being to be at the heart of policymaking.

Towards Social Innovation Ecosystems: From linear pairwise forms of interaction to common purpose-driven networks for shared prosperity

This paper contributes to a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for Social Innovation Ecosystems in Europe. It is the result of a shared reflection about the nature, characteristics and evolution of social innovation ecosystems as an emerging phenomenon. It presents the main messages resulting from the round table panel on Ecosystems of Social Innovation that took place in Dortmund in October 2019 at the 5th Global Research Conference: Social Innovation and Socio-Digital Transformation organised by the European School of Social Innovation (ESSI)

Universities in Transition: The 6i Model for Strategic Governance and Management

The 6i Model (Caro-Gonzalez, 2019) offers an archetype for research management to devise and implement integrative institutional strategies by combining six dimensions that start with ‘i’: internationalisation, interdisciplinarity, intersectorality, impact, innovation and inclusion. This innovative model focuses on the expanding critical role of universities as social innovators and proposes ways to shape performance through principles of collaboration (international, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral) and values-based rationales for action (impact, innovation, and inclusion).

Prioridades y retos actuales de la política de empleo de la UE para alcanzar una sociedad más inclusiva / Current Priorities and Challenges of the EU Employment Policy to Achieve a More Inclusive Society

The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview on the EU employment policies, in which to contextualize the opportunities for job performance. To do so, this chapter focuses on the review of the employment policy formulated by the EU since the outburst of the crisis up till now through the different soft law formulation and especially through the recently adopted European Pillar of Social Rights, as a recent milestone in this formulation.

Shaping the future of employment in Europe: social innovation as a driver for social change/ Modelando el futuro del empleo en Europa: Innovación social como un motor para el cambio social.

La necesidad de innovación social para hacer frente a los desafíos del mercado de trabajo es cada vez más evidente en los debates políticos, científicos y públicos, con un enfoque eminentemente práctico. Modelando el futuro del empleo en Europa: Innovación Social como un motor para el cambio social tiene como objetivo contribuir a este análisis.

Deusto Research Social Impact Briefing No4 2019

En esta cuarta edición de los ‘Deusto Social Impact Briefings’ (DSIB) la investigación de Deusto ( persigue trasladar el impacto de sus resultados más allá del mundo académico e incidir, de acuerdo con la misión de la Universidad, en la transformación de la sociedad actual.

Horizon Europe working with and for our Children and Youth!

With the Strategic Plan for the Horizon Europe Programme, the European Union clearly highlights the importance of Research and Innovation (R&I) in finding new solutions to the challenges we are facing. Horizon Europe aims to induce R&I impact long after the programme has finished. Therefore, this position paper argues that children and youth need to be full-fledged partners in both the co-design process of Horizon Europe and its future implementation in order for impact to be achieved. Horizon Europe should work with and for our Children and Youth!

Social and digital innovations: creative interactions responding to the multilevel challenges of employment

Creative interactions, responding to the multilevel challenges of employment, involve products and services sustained by technological innovations such as big Data, Blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), accompanied by a firm commitment to Sustainable Development Goals.

Multifaceted social innovations tackling food wastage for sustainable development

Food loss and wastage is not only a major environmental, social and economic problem, but also a crucial ethical issue. Social innovation initiatives that are emerging in different contexts try to minimise losses while simultaneously raising awareness to overcome the knowledge gap associated with the social, ecological and economic consequences of our eating habits.

The '6i Research model': Evolution of an innovative institutional STI policy framework at the University of Deusto

This paper has two objectives: the first was to introduce the mainfeatures of the “6i Research Model” and give a brief account of its mul-tifaceted composition. The second was to analyse how the model hasevolved in practice during its implementation at the University of Deustoin the period 2010-2018.

DEUSTO Social Impact Briefings No. 3

En esta tercera edición de los ‘Deusto Social Impact Briefings’ (DSIB) la investigación de Deusto ( persigue trasladar el impacto de sus resultados más allá del mundo académico e incidir, de acuerdo con la misión de la Universidad, en la transformación de la sociedad actual. La Universidad entiende como investigación con impacto social aquella que contribuye a procesos de transformación hacia sociedades más justas y diversas, en las que prime el desarrollo y bienestar social inclusivos y realizada en diálogo con agentes sociales, entidades y/o empresas.

Position paper: Universities, Policy Makers and Stakeholders fostering Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) nested systems for Societal Impact

This paper presents the main conclusions and key messages coming out of the workshop "With the hands in the dough: Paving the way to the societal dimension of research' It is the result of a constructive collaboration and shared concerns with leading international experts and regional stakeholders on the topic of Social Impact of Research.

Principio I: Retos para alcanzar una educación, formación y aprendizaje permanente inclusiva y para todas las personas en Europa.

El pilar europeo de derechos sociales: contribución al empleo y al mercado de trabajo europeo.

The Social Innovation in the Basque Country

The Basque country is known by many people, among other features, for its landscape, gastronomy and cultural life. But maybe, the real meaning of being an Autonomous Community and the effects on its regional economy, social organization and the international dimension are not so well known. The Basque Country is also a leading region regarding Social Innovation.

Social Innovation in Spain, China and Russia: Key Aspects of Development

As traditional methods of governance are unable to promptly respond to the conglomerate of issues brought about by system-wide changes and modernity, social innovation is seen as a promising alternative. Its uptake, however, is facilitated and hindered by a variety of factors. Using Spain, China, and Russia as country cases, this article explicates the findings of a systems-based comparative analysis on the drivers and barriers to the development of social innovations as effective tools in addressing social problems. In depth research projects carried out at national or regional levels provides the background knowledge to analyze the scope, size, trajectory, goals and target groups of the initiatives, as well as the geographical, historical and socio-economic frameworks and environments of the social innovations studied.

DEUSTO Social Impact Briefings No. 2

En esta segunda edición de los Deusto Social Impact Briefings (DSIB) la investigación en Deusto ( persigue trasladar el impacto de sus resultados más allá del mundo académico e incidir, de acuerdo con la misión de la Universidad, en la transformación de la sociedad actual. La Universidad entiende como investigación con impacto social aquella que contribuye a procesos de transformación hacia sociedades más justas y diversas, en las que prime el desarrollo y bienestar social inclusivos y realizada en diálogo con agentes sociales, entidades y/o empresas.

DEUSTO Social Impact Briefings No. 1

Los ‘Deusto Social Impact Briefings’ (DSIB) reflejan una nueva línea de publicación de la Universidad de Deusto ( Dicha línea surge del convencimiento de que la investigación en Deusto debe perseguir un impacto más allá del mundo académico e incidir, de acuerdo con la misión de la Universidad, en la transformación de la sociedad actual.

Factores condicionantes para la inclusión de personas inmigrantes de origen extranjero vulnerable: análisis de las empresas de inserción en Euskadi como instrumento de incorporación al mercado laboral y a la inclusión social

Este trabajo forma parte de un estudio realizado entre 2011 y 2014 sobre el proceso de inclusión de los trabajadores inmigrantes basado en el enfoque de capacidades y articulado: 1. en torno a tres ejes del proceso: factores condicionantes, condiciones habilitantes y funcionamientos o logros; 2. en base a métodos cuantitativos y cualitativos y teniendo en cuenta la voz de los actores del proceso (responsables de entidades promotoras, técnicos e inmigrantes), y 3. centrado en los ámbitos de la vida donde concentran la acción las Empresas de Inserción (personal, económico-laboral y educativo).

Las empresas de inserción vascas y sus entidades promotoras como ejemplo de buenas prácticas en la integración sociolaboral del colectivo de inmigrantes más vulnerable

Esta comunicación pretende poner de relieve las experiencias desarrolladas tanto por las empresas de inserción como por sus entidades promotoras de cara a optimizar la integración sociolaboral de las personas de origen extranjero más desfavorecidas. Si bien es cierto que los inmigrantes internacionales no constituyen un colectivo específico en el abanico de los grupos a los que se dirigen estas organizaciones, no es menos importante señalar que existe un innegable volumen de personas no nacidas en nuestro territorio que se encuentran en situación de vulnerabilidad para las cuales este tipo de dispositivos representan un recurso óptimo de acceso a una mejora de su condición.

La Economía Social y Solidaria como motor de integración social a través del empleo del colectivo de inmigrantes más vulnerable en el Territorio Histórico de Bizkaia

Este documento se basa en una investigación fundamentada teóricamente en el concepto de Desarrollo Humano. Este enfoque pone al ser humano y su bienestar en el centro de los procesos de desarrollo, tanto en términos de debates económicos como de formulación de políticas y promoción.