Scaling up, scaling out, scaling deep for social innovation


Wednesday 21 September
14.00 – 15.30


City of Turin, European Funds and Innovation Division


Sala Fucine


Social innovation to empower civil society and bring social impact

In this session we will examine institutions, laws and policy enabling social innovators and will explore the replicability of social innovation system (scaling out) and dive deeper into the roots of social innovation (scale deep).


14.00-14.10 Institutional greetings by Chiara Foglietta, in charge of Green and Digital Transition, Environment and Innovation of the City of Torino

14.10-14.15 ENoLL Introduction
Presentation of ENoLL AOTF on Social Innovation and Digital Rights
Artur Serra, Deputy director of i2cat research center and Former Vicepresident of European Network of Living Labs

14.15-14.25 Framing talk: The impact of social innovation
Daniela Patti, Urbact

14.25-14.45 Scaling UP: Social Innovation policy in Europe and MS: reforms ,action plans, investments
Gianluca Salvatori, Secretary General Euricse
Filipe Almeida, President Social Innovation Fund Portugal

14.45-15.15 Scaling OUT: The replicability of social innovation projects: principles, methods and experiences 
Laura Orestano, CEO SocialFare
Matteo Robiglio, Advisor Homes4All 
Ernst Valery, Managing Partner SAA|EVI Development

15.15-15.35 Scaling DEEP: How to create new social relationships and meet local needs 

Amalia Zepou, Co-founder  NPO KOLLEKTIVA, Greece

Chiara Saraceno, President Italian Network of Popular Culture 

Moderator: Fabio Sgaragli, Torino Open Innovation Center

15.35-15.40 Conclusions and Q&A


Chiara Foglietta

City of Turin's Councillor for Ecological and Digital Transition

Daniela Patti

Architect and urban planner

Gianluca Salvatori

Secretary General of Fondazione Italia Sociale and Euricse

Filipe Almeida

President of the Mission Unit “Portugal Social Innovation”

Laura Orestano

CEO at SocialFare

Matteo Robiglio

Architect and professor at Politecnico di Torino

Amalia Zepou

Senior visiting appointment at LSE Cities

Chiara Saraceno

Honorary fellow at the Collegio Carlo Alberto

Fabio Sgaragli

FGB innovation centers lead

Artur Serra

i2CAT deputy Director, AOTF Social Innovation & Digital Rights lead