Social Innovation Camp, Bratislava
Can you imagine Facebook, Wikipedia or Travian dedicated solely to connecting social causes with bright ideas for their realization?
The Social Innovation Camp Central and Eastern Europe (SIC CEE) was part of the Civil Society Forum in Bratislava - on the second floor of the factory it brought together talented software developers/designers and social innovators from the non-profit, commercial and public sector. Their task for a couple of days, divided up in teams, was to build effective web-based solutions to real social problems. The competing teams developing the following ideas (click on list for presentation):
Results were presented to the Forum participants as well as to a jury Winning projects were awarded 1500 Euros for realization, and remaining projects received 500 Euros for their hard work - see the winners and their websites!
Further reading and reflection:
Ambassadors were selected for the Social Innovation Camp CEE to follow some of the "buzzing" in the online community, see some of their work under the links below:
Czech Republic Lupa
Romania Favit, Stop CO2, Manafu
Other Netsquared, Pep-Net, SimonColumbus, frogspond posterus, SICAMP UK, SICAMP Australia