Sign Up for SIMPACT's Newsletter

In case you cannot read the verification code, please click the image.

Data protection: The personal data that you enter on this website for registration purposes are used by SIMPACT exclusively for the purpose of sending updates on the project. By registering, you acknowledge that you have read this data protection statement and consent to use of your personal data for the aforementioned purpose.

Latest News

October 18, 2016

SIMPACT's final conference will be held mid November 2016 jointly with the «1st European SI Policy Forum». The conference will gather social innovators, investors, intermediaries, policymakers, academia and other interested stakeholders engaged in social innovation. Join us there! We are looking forward to discuss the future prospects of social innovation and its economic underpinnings with you. Registration is now open!

read more

SIMPACT Statistic Brief

August 29, 2016

Take a look at the outcomes of SIMPACT's 3rd Stakeholder Experiment. The report summarises the discussion with social innovation intermediaries on SIMPACT core findings concerning the role of involvement in existing structures, bricolage attitude, resource scarcity, complexity of legal structures, as well as the SI ecosystem.

read more

July 29, 2016

New SIMPACT Statistic Brief on Linking Social Innovation to National Accounts published. The brief looks at Social Innovation through a macro-economic lens. The authors explore the possibilities for integrating the economics of social innovation into National Accounts and discuss pros and cons of requirements to do so. At the same time, they acknowledge that key to measuring the full impact of SI is to refer to wider non-financial impacts, including the well-being of individuals and communities, social capital and the environment. Therefore, they emphasise the (macro-)economic dimensions of Social Innovation both in a National Accounts and a 'beyond GDP' perspective.

read more

July 15, 2016

New SIMPACT Statistic Brief on Improved Measurement of the Economics of Social Innovation published. Social innovation is explained as new combinations of social, economic and political capital (resources and capabilities). The value or impact of social innovation derives from the interaction between the supply and demand for social innovations. As producers and users of social innovations the stakeholders of the business, public and civic or third sector engage in interactive learning and co-creation of use value, or »value-in-context«. Based on the derived indicator requirements, indicator sets are proposed.

read more