Opinion Pieces

Why should universities care about a community-driven approach?

For a few years now there has been a buzz about community thinking in the business world. Jeffrey Bussgang and Jono Bacon for example write about the competitive advantage that this kind of thinking can bring to a single company or organization: “If a company can transition from simply delivering a product to building a …

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DESTINS – a French example of pioneering social innovation laboratory

‘Pour une Dynamique des Entreprises, de la Société, et des Territoires vers l’Innovation Sociale – DESTINS’ (Business, Society and Territory Dynamics towards Social Innovation – DESTINS) is the Joint Laboratory of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de Société of the University of Poitiers (MSHS) and the cooperative agency in social innovation, Ellyx. This …

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Thinking BIG

A Recap of a Workshop on Impact and the UN SDGs held for PHDs at the University of Vienna Every small step counts in solving the big problems addressed by the seventeen UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Researchers must internalize this when confronted with putting the impact of their research in context with the SDGs. …

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PLUS E-zine

Issue #2

The second issue of the REVALORISE+ e-zine focuses on summarising the main findings of the research phase of the project and a detailed look at the Synthesis Report on the field of valorisation.