Polish, Norwegian, Ukrainian – Collaboration
POLISH – NORWEGIAN -UKRAINIAN COLLABORATION AROUND SOCIAL INNOVATION BROKERING WITH EEA AND NORWAY GRANTS SUPPORT KICKED OFF IN OSLO
Between the 9-12th May 2022 Stanislaw Alwasiak, Central Europe Cooperation Development Manager, and Bohdana Huriy, Senior Project Manager, Linking Foundation visited Oslo and met with Eva Fabry, Director of ECWT – The European Centre for Women and Technology, based in Oslo, and partner of the Polish organization Linking Foundation in the Transfer of Knowledge project financed by the EEA and Norway Grants for building up a Social Innovation Brokers Training and Social Innovation Support System in Poland.
In the framework of the 24 months long project 50 Social Innovation Brokers will be trained and experience from the ecosystem actors in social innovation in Oslo Region, Buskerud Fylkeskommune, and Drammen Kommune will be shared and replicated in the areas of building successful social innovation ecosystems, integration of refugees, support to social entrepreneurs, social innovation in e-sports, and other areas of mutual interest for the partners.
The present kick-off meeting will be followed by the training of the first trainers and brokers of social innovation in Oslo in September this year.