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 2016-07-18. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-10. Retrieved 2011-06-25. 
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  7. ^ a b c d e "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-27. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-09. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-27. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-11-19. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  13. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-02. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  14. ^ [4] Archived 2011-11-24 at the Wayback Machine.
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-11. Retrieved 2013-07-29. 
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  17. ^ "Caucasus: Social Innovation Camp · Global Voices". Globalvoices.org. 2010-04-19. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  18. ^ "Social innovation camp | Technology". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 

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