The aim of this project was to develop a platform to promote socially innovative ideas and international cooperation at regional level between the EU, Israel and India through the establishment of a social entrepreneurship incubator.
How to plan and maintain business trainings for social innovation lab managers? How to train students and teachers to work in such laboratories and to bring together a team of international experts, students and entrepreneurs on one of the most preserved Croatian islands to develop socially innovative projects for the advancement of social communities?
These were the areas where VERN 'supported the implementation of the international project SILICE (Social Innovation for Local Indian and Israeli Communities and Graduate Entrepreneurs), whose closing event was held from September 16th to September 20th at the Israeli Academic Center IDC Herzliya. It was attended by Iva Biondić, Vice Dean for Strategic Development at VERN 'University of Applied Sciences and one of the project mentors, then M.Sc. Ph.D. Gordana Ćorić, lecturer at VERN' and also one of the mentors and Tea Gagro Held, Project Manager.
The aim of the SILICE Project was to develop a platform to promote socially innovative ideas and international cooperation at a regional level between the EU, Israel and India. The realization of this cooperation would be carried out through the establishment of a social innovation incubator, the so-called SInnoLab (Social Innovation Labs), and the promotion of social enterprise development, which play an important role in increasing the competitiveness of the Israeli and Indian economies.
Date of publication: October 4, 2019