SIRENE project provides support towards establishment and expansion of Social Innovation Ecosystems

SIRENE project provides support towards establishment and expansion of social innovation ecosystems
An introductory workshop was conducted on January 11, 2024

The SIRENE project is dedicated to supporting the setup, establishment, and expansion of eco-friendly ecosystems. It brings together stakeholders from various fields, including innovation actors, social entrepreneurs, citizens, caregivers, and community leaders.


An introductory workshop was conducted on January 11, 2024. Federica Porcu and Dimitris Georgoulis, both Innovation Project Managers at ECHAlliance, presented the range of services offered by the project.



Additionally, Andy Bleaden, Community Director at ECHAlliance, shared his insights on ‘Developing a Digital Health Ecosystem’ and the creation of Geographic & Thematic Ecosystems, based on ECHAlliance’s long experience and expertise.



These support measures address the following needs:



The SIRENE project offers targeted support measures to meet the diverse needs (picture below) of Experts and Ecosystems through three levels:


3 levels of support:

  1. Expert workshops
  2. Group workshops  
  3. One-to-One meetings

Level 1 – Experts Workshops

These workshops are designed for all ecosystems, focusing on relevant topics.

  1. How to arrange a Twinning? – April 2024
  2. Thematic Innovation Ecosystems: TIE Housing and Health – May 2024
  3. Value-based model in healthcare – July 2024
  4. Digitalization of an ecosystem – September 2024
  5. Impact assessment and social innovation framework – September 2024
  6. Communicating common objectives and activities – October 2024

Level 2 – Group Workshops

Group workshops will target ecosystems based on their level of advancement and activity, on topics that are aligned with their status

  1. Learning from the best: Establishing an ecosystem – February 2024
  2. Networking: Learning the basics for enlarging your ecosystem – March 2024
  3. Connecting social innovation with technical and business innovation – May 2024
  4. Learning from the best: Expanding your ecosystem – June 2024

Level 3 – One-to-One meetings

One to one meetings willmeetingswill offer personalized consultations, providing in-depth analysis, tailored solutions, and practical recommendations.

To express interest in these services, email and We’ll arrange a bilateral call to discuss your ecosystem’s status, plans, and support your next steps!


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