Research assistant Anete Vītola has visited Oslo and Akerhus University College in April in order to study development of social innovations in Norway.
During the visit, Anete Vītola made interviews with the developers of social innovation idea as well as stopped at the social innovation incubator “The Nordic Social Innovation Incubator SO central”.
The finding of the interviews served as a basis for the scientific article “Social Innovation and the Role of the State: Case Study of Norway and Latvia” presented at the conference “2016 EU- SPRI conference “Exploring New Avenues for Innovation and Research Policies”” in June 2016 held in Lund, Sweden.
Mobility was in the framework of the project EEZ/NFI/S/2015/024 „Mobility in political science and sociology”. More information about EEA/NFI is available at www.viaa.gov.lv, www.eeagrants.org, www.norwaygrants.org.