Social Innovation Camp

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Social Innovation Camp (SICamp) is a competition and event for software developers, designers and social innovators to create new businesses and projects that use the web to achieve a social goal. It is a method for social innovation.[1]

History[edit]

Social Innovation Camp was set up in London, in early 2008, with support from the Young Foundation and NESTA.

Social Innovation Camps have taken place:[2]

Winners[edit]

  • The winning project from the first event was Enabled By Design.
  • The winning project from the second camp was The Good Gym.
  • The winning project from the third camp was MyPolice.
  • The winning projects from the 8th camp were Yollar.info (project about transports in Baku) and Temizsaxlayaq.com (project about environment protection).[16]

International Camps[edit]

The Social Innovation Camp model has been replicated in Australia, Slovakia, South Korea, Georgia, Armenia, Czech Republic, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan.[17]

"Transitions Online" organized the Social Innovation Camp in Azerbaijan (July 23–24, 2011).[13] Organisers for International Social Innovation Camps include Soros Foundation, The Hope Institute, IREX, UNDP, Internews, The Eurasia Partnership Foundation, World Wide Narrative and others.

Media interest[edit]

Social Innovation Camps have been featured by a number of media outlets including The Guardian.[18]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Publications". Nesta.org.uk. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Xarici təcrübə - Sosial Yeniliklər Düşərgəsi 2011, 23-24 iyul, Novxanı, AF Hotel". Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2011.
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  8. ^ "Previous Social Innovation Camps | Social Innovation Camp". Archived from the original on 27 October 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
  9. ^ "English version - Sosial Yeniliklər Düşərgəsi, 18-19 sentyabr, 2010, Novxanı, AF Hotel". Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
  10. ^ "세상을 바꾸는 36시간 - 소셜이노베이션캠프36". Archived from the original on 9 April 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
  11. ^ "Scotland 2011 | Social Innovation Camp". Archived from the original on 27 October 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
  12. ^ "세상을 바꾸는 36시간 - 소셜이노베이션캠프36". Archived from the original on 19 November 2011. Retrieved 30 November 2011.
  13. ^ a b "English version - Sosial Yeniliklər Düşərgəsi 2011". Archived from the original on 2 May 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  14. ^ [3] Archived 2011-11-24 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ "Ideer 2013 | Social Innovation Camp Norway". Archived from the original on 11 May 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  16. ^ "Azərbaycanda ilk Sosial Yeniliklər Düşərgəsi baş tutdu - Sosial Yeniliklər Düşərgəsi, 18-19 sentyabr, 2010, Novxanı, AF Hotel". Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
  17. ^ "Caucasus: Social Innovation Camp · Global Voices". Globalvoices.org. 19 April 2010. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  18. ^ "Social innovation camp | Technology". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 July 2016.

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