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Call for Social Innovators

Open Incet launches the “Call for Social Innovators” in collaboration with Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and its partners, thanks to the contribution of Compagnia di San Paolo.

The call aims at boosting sustainable social innovation models in the third sector,  strengthening competences and stimulating the generation of innovative ideas coming from young talents.

We look for

60 young people aged between 23 and 35, willing to work in the third sector or starting a business in the social innovation sector;

30 organisations of the third sector intending to start an innovation path testing new business and service models as well as new technologies.

What we offer

We offer training, mentorship and project work over a period of 6 months by connecting participants to international networks.

How to partecipate

Call for young people: http://openincet.it/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/CSIO_call-for-young-people.pdf

Download at this link openincet/chiefsocialinnovofficer the application form and send it along with your CV and a motivational letter to info@openincet.it by 6th January 2019 at 12.00 p.m.

Call for third sector organisations: http://openincet.it/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/CSIO_call-for-III-Sector-organisation.pdf

Download at this link openincet/socialinnovators the application form and send it to info@openincet.it by 6th January 2019 at 12.00 a.m..

 

For more information write to the organisers at the email info@openincet.it

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Festival of Education

Open Incet is honored to host two events belonging to the Festival of Education promoted by the City of Turin and linked to the LEA European project.

The LEA project’s goal is to accelerate knowledge transfer, dialogue and awareness raising on innovation public demand potential, within the learning technology sector.

On 29th November you can participate in a seminar aimed at presenting the new innovative technologies that can be used in schools for teaching.

On 30th November a workshop will help you to learn more and share opinions about what innovation procurement represents and how does it work, with particular reference to the instruments of pre-commercial public procurement, public procurement of innovative solutions and innovation partnership, also within the framework of EU funding and project design.

Click here for registration:

29th November

30th November

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FGB Launches Partnership with Switch Pitch

FGB is excited to announce a partnership with Switch Pitch, the global online platform for match making between large companies and startups.

SwitchPitch enables enterprises to manage all innovation/startup relationships through our centralized Startup Relationship Management platform – enabling them to easily vet, manage and disseminate innovative startups internally to get deals done.

The partnership will have three components:

  1. Promoting SwitchPitch’s startup relationship management (SRM) platform to Italian and European enterprises
  2. Promoting FGB’s innovation consulting services, leveraging SwitchPitch’s platform
  3. Hosting a joint innovation event in Milan promoting enterprise innovation programs to an audience of invite-only startups

Many large Italian companies are focused on startup engagement through open innovation. While SwitchPitch has gained traction and popularity in many European countries, it has no presence or exposure in the Italian market. FGB operates six startup accelerators throughout Italy and is a major player in the Italian startup ecosystem. Having an Italian partner connected to the Italian startup community adds an invaluable resource to Italian enterprise prospects.

Through this new partnership with FGB, SwitchPitch will now offer Italian enterprises a platform for startup engagement, as well as managed services to handle Italian-focused startup research and diligence. FGB also brings a technology valuation tool to help enterprises assess the value of startups’ technology.

The combined forces of FGB and SwitchPitch provide a compelling open innovation solution for enterprises; as well as a business development resource for Italian startups. Our partnership combines the platform benefits of SwitchPitch and the high-touch, consultative approach of FGB. FGB is excited to partner with such a well-respected and talented team as Switch Pitch.

The advantages for registered startups are:

– An international community of over 100,000 startups

– Visibility and presentation space in front of an audience of large companies

– Facilitation in finding investors

– Creation of solid partnerships with companies

– Promotion of our products and services

– Free registration and an innovative search system

– A wide audience of companies that include Microsoft, HP, The

– Washington Post, HBO, AccuWeather, Ferrero and many others

HOW TO REGISTER?

Registration is free and allows you to create your own profile, see the companies that have joined, upload project proposals and requests for collaboration, active and past partnerships and all the details that can help the right matching.

To registerhttps://connect.switchpitch.com/site/register/t/startup

Download here the startup guide

To learn more watch the video at this link.

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The Lean EU Women Entrepreneurs of the Year Awards – 2018 Edition

On December 11th  Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini is happy to host at Open Incet “The Lean EU Women Entrepreneurs of the Year Awards – 2018 Edition” co-organised with X23 Srl to celebrate the The Lean In EU Women Business Angels Community first 24 months of activity and gather together the partners, stakeholders, investors, industry experts, policy makers from all around Europe.

Two major events included in the final conference:

  1. The Happiness Workshop by the great Kyla Mitsunaga:after having crossed 3 continents and dozens of countries around the globe, The Happiness Workshop is coming to Italy live for the first time ever! Hosted by Global Happiness Coach Kyla Mitsunaga, The Happiness Workshop is a hands-on experiential workshop where participants will discover the key to unlocking the happiness potential in every one around them from clients to co-workers. Participants will work on their HQ (Happiness Quotient) such that they feel more motivated, inspired, and most importantly, more likely to succeed and help other stakeholders do the same.
  2. The Lean In EU Women Entrepreneurs of the Year AWARDS:a thrilling, innovative startup competition to award all the finalists laureated during the Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn Pitching Battles celebrated throughtout the past 12 months. 13 teams from Estonia, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Greece, all FEMALE powered!

See the full agenda here 

FREE ENTRANCE

Register here 

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OIS – OPEN INNOVATION SUMMIT 2018

Open Incet, with the support of the City of Turin and the Giacomo Brodolini Foundation, launches the Open Innovation Summit second edition that will explore the key enabling factors of cities’ capacity to innovate, prosper and share the benefits of growth with all.

The Summit will take place at Open Incet on 20-21 September.

We are esperiencing the rise of so-called ‘entrepreneurial cities’. The distinctive feature of such cities is their function of promoting the capacities of their respective economic ecosystems in the face of intensified competition in the global economy. This can only be achieved by working simultaneously on three key enabling factors: people, policy and technology.

The summit will bring together leaders from governments, cities, corporates and civil society organisations to share successful practices, models and ideas, in the spirit of mutual learning and exchange.

VENUE: Open Incet, Via Cigna 96/17

FREE ENTRANCE WITH REGISTRATIONSubscribe here

PROGRAMME

20 September   h 13.00 – 21.00

13.00- 14.00: Registration and welcome coffee

14.00 -14.30: FIRST SESSION – Welcome and greetings

The opening session will host the key actors behind the event and their welcome to the participants; will introduce the objectives for the event and the agenda for the two days.

14.30 – 16.00: SECOND SESSION – Building ecosystems for the Entrepreneurial City

The second session will host international experts that can offer a panoramic view of the system conditions and levers that cities can implement in order to boost the capacity of their respective economic ecosystems to face the international competition and experimenting new forms of growth and social alliances.

Chairperson: Giuseppe Ciccarone, FGB

16.00-16.30: Coffee break

16.30 – 19.00: THIRD SESSION – The City as a Lab

The session will host two connected panels hosted by the City of Turin. The first panel aims at exploring the “City Lab” model through a discussion involving international organizations, experts and European cities that are experimenting with the model. The second panel will engage actors from Turin’s innovation ecosystem on their potential contribution to the development of the City Lab model.

Chairperson: City of Turin

16.30 – 18.00
PANEL 1 – City Lab: international experiences and models

Chairperson: Paola Pisano, City of Turin

Invited representatives from the following organisations: ENOLL – European Network of Living Labs, City of New York. City of Amsterdam, City of Helsinki, City of Barcelona

18.00 – 19.00
PANEL 2 – Turin’s City Lab: engaging the local ecosystem

Chairperson: Paola Pisano, City of Turin

Invited representatives from the following organisations: Torino Wireless, TIM, MERCEDES CONSULTING, makr Shakr – RoboTO, ITALDESIGN, FGB, BANCA ETICA

After the end – 21.00

SOCIAL EVENT

See the official event website for more information: http://www.openinnovationsummit.org/

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CIRCONOMÌA: Mayors’ Summit and Circular Economy

CIRCONOMÌA, the Festival dedicated to circular economy will be launched on 23th May at Open Incet with the Mayors’ summit on “Circular economy, zero waste and common goods”.

CIRCONOMÌA is a Festival dedicated to circular economy and its relation to local development. It targets the Piedmont region because of its many experiences and initiatives on circular economy.

PROGRAMME:

9.30 | Turin, Open Incet – Open Innovation Center

Mayor’s Summit “Cities and Circular Economy

Welcome by Chiara Appendino, Mayor of Turin
Introduces Roberto Della Seta, Fondazione Europa Ecologia

First Session: “Circular economy and urban sustainability: work in progress”
Stefano Ciafani (Legambiente President), Arturo Lorenzoni (Deputy Mayor of Padua), Alberto Unia (City councillor of Turin reponsible for Environment), Egidio Dansero (University of Turin), Patrizia Lombardi (Polytechnic of Turin).
Moderator: Andrea Di Stefano, Director of Valori

Second Session: “Italian mayors debate”
Chiara Appendino (Mayor of Turin), Antonio Decaro (Mayor of Bari and President of ANCI- National Association for Italian Municipalities), Virginia Raggi (Mayor of Rome, Virginio Merola (Mayor of Bologna).
Moderator: Luciano Fontana, Director of the Corriere della Sera

In collaboration with the City of Turin

 FREE ENTRY

More information here

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FGB Launches Partnership with Switch Pitch

FGB is excited to announce a partnership with Switch Pitch, the global online platform for match making between large companies and startups. The partnership will have three components:

  1. Promoting SwitchPitch’s startup relationship management (SRM) platform to Italian and European enterprises
  2. Promoting FGB’s innovation consulting services, leveraging SwitchPitch’s platform
  3. Hosting a joint innovation event in Milan promoting enterprise innovation programs to an audience of invite-only startups

Many large Italian companies are focused on startup engagement through open innovation. While SwitchPitch has gained traction and popularity in many European countries, it has no presence or exposure in the Italian market. FGB operates six startup accelerators throughout Italy and is a major player in the Italian startup ecosystem. Having an Italian partner connected to the Italian startup community adds an invaluable resource to Italian enterprise prospects.

Through this new partnership with FGB, SwitchPitch will now offer Italian enterprises a platform for startup engagement, as well as managed services to handle Italian-focused startup research and diligence. FGB also brings a technology valuation tool to help enterprises assess the value of startups’ technology.

FGB and SwitchPitch are planning joint Fall event in Milan to help connect innovative startups with European enterprises. The format of the event will follow SwitchPitch’s previous event model – large companies pitching to startups – with one important change. Enterprises will pitch their overall innovation and startup engagement programs – rather than a specific initiative. Enterprise participants will meet one-on-one with relevant startups to better assess fits within their organization.

The combined forces of FGB and SwitchPitch provide a compelling open innovation solution for enterprises; as well as a business development resource for Italian startups. Our partnership combines the platform benefits of SwitchPitch and the high-touch, consultative approach of FGB. FGB is excited to partner with such a well-respected and talented team as Switch Pitch.

About SwitchPitch

SwitchPitch enables enterprises to manage all innovation/startup relationships through our centralized Startup Relationship Management platform – enabling them to easily vet, manage and disseminate innovative startups internally to get deals done.

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Crowdfunding Center: the first training session is out

The Civic Academy Crowdfunding is a project coordinated by the City of Turin under the PON Metro Torino 2014-2020 programme and is realized by a partnership composed by GuanxiFondazione Giacomo Brodolini e STI-Jobonobo at the Open Innovation Center of Turin.

The project aims to promote and support the generation, development, testing and realization of innovative services and projects with high social impact throughout crowdfunding campaigns. Moreover, through the Academy the the Centre provides non-profit organizations with trainings and workshops focused on tools and techniques for the realization of crowdfunding campaigns.

The first training session will be launched on 7th May and will target non profit organisations.

For more information click here

REGISTER FOR FREE: https://europeancrowdfundingcenter.eventbrite.it

 

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Crowdfunding Center: first training session

The Civic Academy Crowdfunding is a project coordinated by the City of Turin under the PON Metro Torino 2014-2020 programme and is realized by a partnership composed by GuanxiFondazione Giacomo Brodolini e STI-Jobonobo at the Open Innovation Center of Turin.

The project aims to promote and support the generation, development, testing and realization of innovative services and projects with high social impact throughout crowdfunding campaigns. Moreover, through the Academy the the Centre provides non-profit organizations with trainings and workshops focused on tools and techniques for the realization of crowdfunding campaigns.

The first training session will be launched on 7th May and will target non profit organisations.

For more information click here

REGISTER FOR FREE: https://europeancrowdfundingcenter.eventbrite.it

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The WeGovNow platform is online: votes opened for the AxTo socio-cultural projects

The WeGovNow platform of the City of Turin is online to enable citizens to vote one of the projects under the AxTo Programme (Action 4.01: socio-cultural initiatives).

The WeGovNow platform is the result of an Horizon 2020 project involving the Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini as a partner of the consortium and Open Incet.
WeGovNow enables the collaboration between citizens and public administration by using a multi functional platform. The main objective is to support the transition from citizen as customer to citizen as partner in the delivery of public services, by involving them in decision making processes within their local neighbourhood.

The WeGovNow Platform has five functionalities that allow people to:

  • report local problems
  • discuss and vote for local policy action
  • network with citizens
  • pinpoint themes & related information on a local map
  • match offerings & demand for collaboration & support

You can vote until 23th March 2018 at 12.00 by registering at the WeGovNow Città di Torino platform at this link: https://torino.liquidfeedback.net/

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