Inspiration

On this page we offer some insight into what we are inspired by, who has inspired us, and continues to do so. We have had the opportunity and privilege to work with many organizations and individuals, we have used and co-developed a number of methods and activities, and here we list some of our inspirations.
We hope they will have the same effect on you.

We also have more in-depth inspirations prepared for you on our
TO WATCH page and
TO READ page

We have had the opportunity and privilege to work with many organisations and individuals, we have used, and developed a number of methods and activities, and here we list some of our inspirations.

Governements

  • Region Skåne
  • City of Amsterdam, read about their innovation strategy here
  • City of Espoo
  • City of Kotka
  • City of Malmö
  • City of Copenhagen, read about their Copenhagen Solutions Lab here
  • Ministry of Transportation, Public Works and Water Management in the Netherlands, read about their future center here

Universities

  • Aalto University, Espoo
  • Wits Societal Innovation Lab, Johannesburg

Organisations

There are many organizations actively working on social and societal innovation. Many have websites with much information and copious articles to download, and initiatives to join. You can explore some of their work here:

  • New Club of Paris
  • OISPG
  • NESTA
  • MindLab, read more here
  • RSA
  • Reos Partners
  • Dialogues House, ING bank
  • Society for Organizational Learning
  • FCSG (Japan)
  • JIN
  • RathenauInstitute
  • Waag Society
  • THNK, read more here
  • Institute for the Future, read more here
  • Stanford Center for Social Innovation, read more here

And finally there is some material that we discovered that has inspired us enormously.

How to bridge the gap between societal and local governmental development: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRJC3ZleFCs

Intro on one of the Challenges: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqpLVC7hc8g