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We are a team of practice-oriented scientists who actively tackle topics that are important for organizations that focus on social added value and the public sector. We work on these topics with scientific methods and impart this knowledge into practice and basic research. We do this through our in-house projects, commissioned projects, application projects and EU projects.

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[Translate to English:] Social Innovation Tournament 2022

29 September 2022: Attend the Social Innovation Tournament 2022 and vote for your favorite social innovation!

On 29 September, the grand finale of the Social Innovation Tournament 2022 will be taking place in Vienna. The Social Innovation Tournament recognises and supports the best European social…

[Translate to English:] Michael Meyer bei Studienpräsentation

BUSINESSART reports on ASEM

In August, BUSINESSART published an article on our study on social businesses in Austria, the "Austrian Social Entrepreneurship Monitor" (ASEM). In that article, the key findings are brought together…

[Translate to English:] Martin Mehrwald at ISTR Conference 2022 in Montreal

Martin Mehrwald presents paper on innovations in social service organizations at the 15th ISTR Conference

Taking place in Montréal from July 12-15, the 15th international society for third-sector research (ISTR) conference ran under the topic of "Navigating In Turbulent Times: Perspectives and…

[Translate to English:] ASEM 2021/22

Austrian Social Enterprise Monitor 2021/2022 is now published!

Austria's social enterprises pursue social and environmental goals through entrepreneurship and develop new solutions in the areas of health, poverty among the elderly, labour market integration,…

[Translate to English:] NGO Academy Keynote on Doughnut Economics

The NGO Academy invites you to an online keynote on Doughnut Economics!

Kate Raworth and Leonora Grcheva talk about the shape of progress, how the Doughnut Economy works and how it can be implemented in cities and communities.

[Translate to English:] Foto von der Konferenz

Looking back: Interreg SIV Policy & Practice Conference

What role can private donors play in the fight against unemployment? This question was the focus of the Policy & Practice Conference at WU Vienna on May 03, 2022. The conference marked the conclusion…

[Translate to English:] Titelbild Professional Master SIM

Second run: WU Professional Master Social Innovation & Management

The WU Executive Academy offers a Professional Master in Social Innovation & Management in cooperation with the Competence Center for Nonprofit Organizations and Social Entrepreneurship at the Vienna…

[Translate to English:] Peter Vandor

Social Entrepreneurs and Burnout - Peter Vandor in a podcast from Deutschlandfunk

Social entrepreneurs have a high standard: they want to make a social contribution with their business - and earn money with it. Per se, this is not an easy undertaking, and the global pandemic has…