The University of Alicante (UA) was founded in 1979. Being one of the youngest universities in Spain, the UA is also considered one of the most innovative and fastest developing in Spain. More than 30,000 national and 3,000 international students are enrolled in 7 Faculties offering more than 50 degrees in all fields of study.
The USIS - Social Innovation Support Unit at UFRJ aims to strenghten the links between university and the broader society. It is done by fostering a mutual learning process between university's members and social innovators. The process involves the collaborative interaction between the multiple competences of the social innovators and the disciplinary areas of its university's members: design thinking, service design, product design, marketing, innovation management, videos and virtual reality, among others. It is based on the use of collaborative materials and tools, practical training, workshops and mentoring. It involves six different institutes and departments in the university and a collaboration with UNIRIO. USIS interacts also with international networks, such as DESIS - Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability. The USIS works in cycles (academic semesters) on which a group of social innovators collaborate with professors and students on the development of their products, services or processes. The USIS is officially recognized by the university.
Over the last seven years, SIX has inspired, connected and supported thousands of individuals and organisations, across sectors and industries; to build the field of social innovation globally. We bring together people from diverse perspectives to exchange and share how to accelerate social innovation.
Glasgow Caledonian University has become one of the largest universities in Scotland with nearly 17,000 students. The main campus is self–contained and situated right in the heart of the city of Glasgow. It also boasts a professional postgraduate university campus in the heart of London.
The University of Münster is one of Germany's biggest institutions of higher education; founded in 1780. Today the University has 42,000 students. The teaching offered by a total of 15 faculties comprises of 250 courses of study in 110 subjects, covering practically all areas of the humanities, social sciences, medicine and natural sciences.
At the International Institute for Entrepreneurial Innovation, the Institute’s mission is to achieve entrepreneurial excellence and become an international referent for promotion and innovation in entrepreneurial development. One of its main objectives is to encourage new business opportunities.
The Social Innovation Institute was born from the alliance between Miguel Kast Foundation and Universidad del Desarrollo, in Santiago Chile. The Institute aims to enhance the training of students as change makers in entrepreneurship and social innovation, able to confront and meet the challenges of Chile's present and future.
The University of Antioquia (UdeA), founded in 1803, is Colombia’s oldest public higher education institution and remains the second largest one in the country, with over 39,000 undergraduate students, 7,000 postgraduate students, 25 academic units, 91 undergraduate programs, 54 master programs, 46 medical degrees and 25 doctoral programs.
Areandina counts with a SISU, Social Innovation Support Unit, located in the T campus, where either internal or external community members can access to: ultimate technology for social innovation, such as interactive tables that promote creativity; technological equipment for content and communications, such as video cameras, Go Pro cameras and computers for editing; spaces for meetings, classes or individual work; consulting for social innovation initiatives, ideas or projects; social innovation cafés; networking sessions.
Was founded in 2005 by an internationally recognised leader in education, who passionately believes that qualified students everywhere in the world deserve access to quality higher education. Through a team of education experts, Ilumno offers technology enabled services to improve growth, efficiency and quality.
The Center for Cultural and Social Innovation (NICS) aims to promote and monitor the implementation of social and cultural innovation projects within UNIRIO. As a LASIN pole, it aims to create a Social Innovation Ecosystem, with mentoring, workshops, lectures and networking events. Institutionally, NICS is subordinate to the Direction of Technological, Cultural and Social Innovation, organ of the Vice-Rectory of Postgraduate, Research and Innovation of UNIRIO.
The Center for Social Innovation of USMA (CIS.USMA) is a space for dialogue, where different people from the university community (students, administrators, academics) and institutions (representatives of communities or organizations of the private or public sector) can share your ideas and create innovative solutions to social problems. It welcomes two important offices of the university such as the University Social Service (SSU) and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Development (CAEDE), which generating synergies can support with advice to organizations with potential projects of social innovation . Both units support the comprehensive education of students and work with external partners to guide and strengthen innovative projects that help transform society
The Innovation Hub seeks to contribute and strengthen the commitment and capacities of the students and teachers of the Universidad del Istmo, but also of entrepreneurs, companies, foundations and social investors with the clear purpose of generating positive impact and social transformation. Likewise, it is proposed to support, promote and disseminate social innovation in Panama, as part of a network of social innovation in Latin America through projects that impact society, training with the ultimate goal of creating a culture of social innovation in the country. It provides support to projects, creating a space to co-create and involve new stakeholders. Likewise, it is conceived as a space to facilitate training and awareness processes, networking and discussion to work on projects.


Launch of our new website!
Friday 25/01/2019
A place where you can exchange ideas about social innovation
Social Innovation in Brussels September 2018
Tuesday 02/10/2018
LASIN, SEASIN and Common Good First, EU funded projects from Glasgow Caledonian University, met this past september at Brussels 
LASIN book: results and reflections
Thursday 27/09/2018
The LASIN book contains all the accumulated experience as part of the project, which has been collected to promote project activities and results.