LIVES Social innovation (LSI)
Developed by the Faculties of Health Sciences and Social Work of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO) together with the LIVES Centre, LIVES Social Innovation (LSI) is a resource and competence platform aimed at supporting the development and promotion of social innovation projects.
Its ambition is the uptake and use of research on the life course and vulnerability for the development of novel solutions in the face new social and health needs in public policy making and professional practices.
To this end, the LSI platform organises networking events and workshops and offers support services to help set up social innovation projects notably in partnership with institutions and companies active in the social and health fields.
- Save the Date : Launch of the NTN Innovation Booster "Codesigning Human Services", Olten, 17 December 2021 from 2.30 pm to 5 pm (detailed information forthcoming)
- "From knowledge take-up to social innovation: translating social research into action" conference paper by Pascal Maeder at the national conference "Knowledge and technology transfer at applied universities", FHNW, Olten, 3 November 2021
- Call for projets, Innovation Booster Technology & Special Needs, Innosuisse
The LSI regularly organises workshops on topical issues highlighting the contribution and/or the potential for social innovation of research on life-course and vulnerability.
- 30/11/2021 - Labour market integration