A seedbed for social innovation

in: Howaldt, Jürgen / Kaletka, Christoph / Schröder, Antonius / Zirngiebl, Marthe (Hrsg.): Atlas of social innovation: 2nd volume - A world of new practices. München. Seite 136-138.


One way of systemically developing new social practices is to use the social innovation labs (SI lab) approach. The term SI lab describes a variety of different organisational forms and methods – social entrepreneurship hubs, public policy labs, change labs, and many others – with the intention to create socially innovative initiatives.