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In May 2016 around 60 people from different parts of the world, gathered together at the Amsterdam Innovation Camp (ACSI). Working for three consecutive days, participants addressed four societal challenges brought by the organizers: measurement and modelling of open innovation 2.0 impact; creativity as new business opportunities driver; design of a series of innovation camps across Europe; developing a participatory Urban Agenda.
How can collaboration between universities, research institutions, industrial companies and the society bring the most value for Europe? By working on the EU-funded project ‘Science2Society’ the 18 partners of the consortium coming from seven countries will find the answer. The overall goal is to improve innovation processes and their effectiveness in society.
Science2Society is a CSA project under the topic INSO-4-2015, Innovative schemes for open innovation and science 2.0 aiming at creating, piloting and sharing good practices, guidelines and training materials that improve awareness and practical performance in seven concrete university-industry-society interfacing schemes specially affected by Science 2.0 and open innovation .
The S2S project officially started on March 1st, 2016 and the Kick-off meeting was held on March 8th in Leuven, Belgium.