Trends in Social Innovation

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Exchanging is enriching. Everything is in a state of flux. The more you know about the field you are researching, the better. In this section we combine expert voices from the sector with well-established sources in the field of communicating the concept of innovation at a global level. You can find out what the latest trends are in social innovation. New voices, new advances, new sources.  Get up to date, rekindle your curiosity, investigate.

Covering necessities through simple initiatives Covering necessities through simple initiatives

Small Social Innovation Projects

Second-hand bicycles that enable Indian children who live in remote areas get to school or changing the lives of people in India and Bulgaria by involving them in the world of flamenco are simple actions can become innovative initiatives, changing the environment in which they are carried out and meeting some of the needs of places with economic limitations.

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Big Data and GDPR, the great opportunity Big Data and GDPR, the great opportunity

Towards digital health: Big Data and GDPR, the great opportunity

Over the last 20 years, the concept of privacy has changed radically. We have gone from a situation of total mistrust when it comes to sharing personal data to not knowing, in some cases, who we are sharing them with, for what purpose and what is done with them. The implementation of the GDPR could be a turning point that will make us much more aware of who we are sharing our data with and the power they have.

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The HealthTech company garden The HealthTech company garden

The HealthTech company garden

How do you get plants to grow in the garden of HealthTech companies? If we take the major companies of the health sector and carefully graft onto them startups belonging to the HealthTech species, we will see how the strengths of one variety compensates for the weaknesses of the other.

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Technological primates Technological primates

Technological primates

The Mobile World Congress is not a journey into the future, in that all those technologies are already available; it's just that we're busy looking the other way and haven't noticed them. Maybe a tiny percentage of the population is in the know, those involved in the digital transformation of our society, but I reckon that the vast majority of us are on the sidelines and that we are running the realistic risk of turning into a species of technological primates.

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Encouraging innovative talent Encouraging innovative talent

Encouraging innovative talent

Insurance has accompanied humanity since its beginnings. Nowadays, what has changed is the relationship model: customers are looking for more open relationships relying on increased levels of trust, permitting processes to be as simplified as possible and, without doubt, based on the benefits of technology.

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Redefining the long-term Redefining the long-term

Redefining the long-term

China as a model to follow in respect of preserving its heritage and determining the timescales for assessing successes and initiating actions. What the West can learn from an ancient culture. The fragility of the short-term.

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Innovate to Survive Innovate to Survive

Innovate to Survive

Companies created in order to grow and firms with a vocation for longevity. Innovation in the insurance industry, characterized by continuity over time and confidence.

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Donation: charity or justice Donation: charity or justice

Donation: charity or justice

A donation system based solely on charity ignores past events that have led communities to experience situations of oppression. Charity may alleviate feelings of guilt and help some people to sleep more easily, but it does not encourage a reflection on the origins of inequality and may even serve to perpetuate it.

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A european road safety space A european road safety space

A european road safety space

The latest official publication released by the European Commission, the Road Safety Newsletter, contains an article on research into achieving safer transport in Europe and various initiatives to improve safety for users of the public highway.

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Digital health care to prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes Digital health care to prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes

Digital health care to prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes

In the United States, diabetes prevention programs (DPP) are being developed specifically for the variety caused by obesity and high sugar levels. However, the time and travel costs involved are the two major impediments for joining these types of program. Digital medical care appears to offer a solution, not just for diabetes but for other chronic diseases.

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