Navi Radjou: “Frugal innovation creates more economic and social value while using minimum resources”
Red Social Innovation team meets Navi Radjou. An innovation thinker who grew up in Pondicherry, in India. French on his father's side, an officer in the French Navy, he left India to study business computing at École Centrale de Paris, in France, focusing his research on Open Information Systems and frugal innovation.
Ifeyinwa Egwaoje (Ashoka) : “How INGOs and social entrepreneurs collaborate to transform global development”
Red Social Innovation team interviewed Ifeyinwa Egwaoje about the recent report published by Ashoka Africa How INGOs and Social Entrepreneurs collaborate to transform global development.
Mombasa | Final pitch competition of the Women Social Entrepreneurship Institute
IOME001 hosts the Women Social Entrepreneurship Institute, founded by the French Red Cross and the Kenya Red Cross Society. On Tuesday, September 12th, the final pitch competition of the first cohort of women supported by the institute took place.
New edition of the Humanitarian Technology Awards by Spanish Red Cross
The Spanish Red Cross has launched the new edition of the Humanitarian Technology Awards for 2024. These awards offer a unique opportunity to recognize and reward the efforts made by various projects related to social innovation, both nationally and internationally.
How blockchain can possibly improve humanitarian actions
Identifying that blockchain technologies are a future research direction that urges to raise the dialogue among humanitarian actors, Red Social Innovation is launching a publication on "How blockchain can possibly improve humanitarian actions". Co-produced with the British Red Cross, this report gathered experts and case studies around the subject as means to explore the usages of blockchain related to community engagement, cash transfer & traceability.
Jorge Canovas (EISMEA): “Social innovations are new ideas that meet social needs”
The European Innovation Council (EIC), established under the EU Horizon Europe programme, is Europe’s flagship innovation programme to identify, develop and scale up breakthrough technologies and game changing innovations.