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Innowacje społeczne - pojęcie i znaczenie


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Social innovation - importance and the case for definition

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: Innowacje społeczne są istotnym elementem polityki innowacyjnej, odno¬szącym się do rozwiązywania problemów społecznych oraz tworzenia wartości w obszarach służących społeczeństwu. W pierwszej części artykułu przedstawiono znaczenie, a następnie zaprezentowano definicje dotyczące innowacji społecznych oraz procesu ich tworzenia i wdrażania. Kolejna część odnosi się do dobrych praktyk w zakresie innowacji społecznych. Przedstawiono konkretne przykłady najciekawszych pomysłów na innowacje społeczne służące tworzeniu nowych miejsc pracy lub poprawie warunków pracy osób z grup margina¬lizowanych, zgłoszone do organizowanego przez Komisję Europejską konkursu „European Social Innovation Competition“ („Europejskie innowacje społeczne”).
Social innovations are an important part of innovation policy related to solving social problems and creating value in the areas of serving the society. The first part of the article describes the importance and definitions of social innovations, as well as presents the process of its creation and implementation. The following part presents solid examples of the most interesting ideas for social innovation aiming at creating jobs and improving the work¬ing conditions of people from marginalized groups. Described examples were submitted to the „European Social Innovation Competition” organized by European Commission.






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