Social Innovations In The Swiss Mountain Region


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Picture: Heike Mayer
  1. Development of an inventory of social innovations in the Bernese Oberland. For this purpose, social innovations are sought and collected in the regions. Some social innovations will be selected from the inventory as case studies for further investigation.
  2. Investigation of the circumstances of origin, the course and the involved actors of the social innovations. This is done by means of interviews with representative actors in the case studies.
  3. Investigation of the socio-economic effects of the social innovations. To this end, workshops will be held in the regions. Participants are the persons relevant for the case studies. The results will also be discussed and reviewed in workshops.
  4. The results will be presented and discussed at an informal project closing event. All persons who have contributed to the realisation of the research project are invited to attend.