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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:] Rob Reich Keynote

NGO Academy Keynote with Prof. Rob Reich: The Promise and Peril of Philanthropy in an Age of Growing Inequality

When the world’s wealthiest man at the turn of the 19th century – John D. Rockefeller – sought to create a gargantuan foundation bearing his name, he was showered with public scorn and criticism by…

[Translate to English:] Peter Vandor

Why Immigrants Are More Likely to Become Entrepreneurs - Peter Vandor's study in Harvard Business Review

Why is it that so many immigrants take the risk of starting a company? A study by Social Entrepreneurship Center's Peter Vandor provides insights.

[Translate to English:] OECD - The Social and Solidarity Economy: From the Margins to the Mainstream

Panel Talk @OECD Conference “The Social and Solidarity Economy: From the Margins to the Mainstre

The Social Entrepreneurship Center was invited to speak at the international conference “The Social and Solidarity Economy: From the Margins to the Mainstream” hosted by the OECD from 13 to 16…

[Translate to English:] I-CCC Logo

The I-CCC website is online!

Since November 2021 we are one of the project partners in the project I-CCC "Addressing and preventing care needs through innovative community care centres". In June, the project website was launched…

[Translate to English:] Peter Vandor Migrant Entrepreneurship

Publication: Are voluntary international migrants self-selected for entrepreneurship?

International migrants show a high tendency to become entrepreneurs in many countries. This has often been attributed to discrimination, ethnic networks and sociodemographic differences. But,…

Michael Meyer

Austria: Reforms Desperately Needed in Spite of Generous Support - PANL Contribution by Michael Meyer

What are the main concerns and priorities for the nonprofit sector? This is what PANL (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership) at the Canadian Carleton University asked academic thought leaders in…

European Social Innovation Competition

Now open: European Social Innovation Competition 2021

Launched in memory of social innovation pioneer Diogo Vasconcelos, the European Social Innovation Competition is a Competition run by the European Commission, with the support from the EIC across all…

[Translate to English:] ESESII

What does it Take To Internationalise a Social Venture? First Insights From the ESESII Project.

21% to 26% of start-ups in Europe target social, community or environmental goals. Many of them address current challenges with innovate and novel approaches, that can best unfold their full impact…