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Twelve Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability & Social Innovation are now online! Meet the community! 

Welcome to Impact4you!

The Impact4you platform presents a number of societal challenges that are being tackled by European Union funded CAPS-projects. These  CAPS projects are unique because they explicitly use a social innovation approach. This means that they work collaboratively following a  bottom-up approach, involving people and grassroots organizations, rather than working top-down and in one-direction producing something for, rather than with the community. Moreover, the output of their work aims to create a societal benefit, something that we all can benefit  from, rather than only producing economic gains.
The projects presented on this platform represent the first generation of CAPS projects. You now have the unique opportunity to get involved in  sharing your thoughts on the effectiveness and the need for these  projects. We want to hear from European citizens what they think about the projects aims, objectives and outputs so that we can inform  the European Commission as to what kind of initiatives the European  citizens value.
Your feedback will not only help the CAPS-projects  presented here, but it will also help shape the future of social  innovation at the European Union!
So, get to know the CAPS and share your opinion!

Read the descriptions of the projects and share your opinion!

  • Bringing privacy back to online social media users! USEMP wants to empower users regarding the sharing of their personal data on online social networks

  • Promoting scientific citizenship! SciCafe2.0 Consortium is focused on adapting methods used for communicating science to enable more participative ways of engaging citizens

  • Collective intelligence tools for online debates! CATALYST aims to improve creative ideation for the common good in large scale online debates for social innovation

  • Improving accessibility in European cities! CAP4Access wants to make it easy for anyone with mobility impairments to access the places they need to get to in the city

  • Seed funding for digital social innovation! CHEST supports social entrepreneurs and innovators in proposing an IT-based idea for solving societal challenges

  • Community powered data bank for corporate behaviour! WikiRate.org is a place where anyone can contribute information on companies and brands in a wiki-like manner...

  • Supporting and facilitating the CAPS! CAPS2020 is targeting to support the success of each one of the CAPS projects by organizing two conferences focusing on CAPS

  • Commons based peer production! P2Pvalue is focusing on common-based peer production (or CBPP), a new and innovative model of production

  • Assessing the impact of social innovation! IA4SI aims to assess the societal, economic, political and environmental impact of Collective Awareness Platforms

  • Turning climate change awareness into active engagement! DecarboNet investigates how social platforms can be used to raise people's awareness of energy and climate change issues

  • Encouraging wider use of (un)official wellbeing data! Web-COSI aims at involving communities in the use of statistics about well-being that go beyond the traditional GDP

  • Creating digital tools for network democracy and economic empowerment! D-CENT is working on digital tools participatory democracy for citizens and civil society groups

Welcome to Impact4you!


Here you can find more about initiatives developing solutions related to social innovation approaches and opportunities.
Impact4you offers a unique opportunity for you to voice your opinion by answering selected questions related to social innovation initiatives.
Impact4you invites you to learn, discuss and answer questions related to social innovation initiatives. 

Stay tuned and get involved!

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