New inspirational cases added as part of the SIRU 2.0 project

Looking for inspirational examples of Social innovation within regional development?

New cases have been added as part of the outcomes of research project SIRU 2.0

SIRU 2.0 - a collaboration between Coompanion and MMTC, Jönköping International Business School has been financed by Tillväxtverket with EU funding, and by Region Jönköpings län.

Project Aims: Social innovation and social entrepreneurship are integrated into local and regional processes linked to business, academia, the public sector and civil society in order to help solve societal challenges in the Jönköping region. The project’s goal is to develop an effective support system and tools for social innovation, with societal challenges and issues of SME sustainability in particular focus. MMTC reseachers have gathered both international and regional inspirational examples including:

1. Green Connect

2. Greyston bakery

3. Haga Gruppen

4. Laserkraft and Internationella Vänner

5. Orange Sky

6. Kenosis Design

7. Solbaka

8. The Muga Valley project

There is also a new short film featuring MMTC member Duncan Levinsohn Opens in new window. as he discusses the case of Haga Gruppen. See the film here  External link, opens in new window.and read the case here Opens in new window.