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The Creative HubKit is a free toolkit for people looking to set up a hub. It is made up of best practice examples, helpful experiences and tried and tested approaches from some of the most successful hubs in the UK and Europe. ...
The goal of this report is offer learning and insight that will help to create and develop your own optimal coworking spaces. Community, togetherness, sharing, borrowing instead of buying and open source. Society is looking for new ways of being and this ...

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Setting up a Theory of Change is like making a roadmap that outlines the steps by which you plan to achieve your goal. It helps you define whether your work is contributing towards achieving the impact you envision, and if there is another way that you ...
Designed by Alon Meron for the Maker Library Network, this Open Design Kit is available under Creative Commons, Share Alike policy for librarians to adapt and build in their space. ...
So you want to be a design activist? It seems “rock star” designers might suggest you take on the occasional pro bono project or sign a pledge about your good intentions. But what if you feel like the only person at the office who cares about this stuff? ...
Agents of Alternatives – Re-designing Our Realities is an independently published open book exploring the visions, actions, tools and impacts of change agents, thinkers and ‘happeners’ (those who make things happen!). It shows the creative processes and ...
Africa’s economic boom is being accompanied by a rapid urban growth that is decidedly altering the continent. Approaches to an individual, ecological, and context-sensitive kind of architecture are evolving within these transformative processes. In these ...
Ushahidi is a web and mobile platform that allows you to create, visualize and share stories on a map. It allows individuals to share their stories on their own terms using the tools they already have. Ushahidi is free and open source software, so anyone ...
With how-to tips, fun videos, and useful resources, the Guide to Sharing provides the inspiration and practical tools you need to get started on these projects in your community – right away! The guide is produced in collaboration with Shareable and ...
Crowdsourcing.org is the leading industry resource offering the largest online repository of news, articles, videos, and site information on the topic of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. Founded in 2010, crowdsourcing.org, is a neutral professional ...
This report attempts to map the UK’s creative clusters and makes a case for a new approach to local economic policy. ...

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ESCies stands for "Entrepreneurial Spaces and Collectivities". Launched by junior social scientists in 2014, it is a leading international research collective that investigates innovation hubs, labs, incubators, makerspaces and accelerators ...

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Innovation hubs are popping up from Addis to Amsterdam and Boston to Bangalore. Fuelled by ideals of openness, community and collaboration, hubs aim to be the next orgware for innovation—beyond business incubators and R&D labs. Managers, policymakers ...

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This report charts the rise of social venture incubation, with a focus on what can be learned by this burgeoning sector from programmes around the world. ...

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This document sums up some standard and specific wisdom about clusters and the basics of business support. It also contains some new thinking on specific considerations for the creative industries. ...
The report highlights a series of relevant challenges and considerations regarding cluster and incubators activity in the cultural and digital Industries. ...

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The report focuses on 15 coworking spaces- their operating models, qualities and learning. ...
Foundation Maps brings philanthropic data to life, making it easy to understand who is funding what and where around the world. ...
The Creative HubKit is a free toolkit for people looking to set up a hub. It is made up of best practice examples, helpful experiences and tried and tested approaches from some of the most successful hubs in the UK and Europe. ...
This is an action-oriented book for managers and entrepreneurs searching ways to tackle issues they face in terms of developing and delivering services. The book focuses on service organizations, but has a broad interpretation of what services are. ...
Design Thinking for Libraries is an approach to improving your library through creative problem solving. This toolkit guides you through Design Thinking so you can start coming up with solutions to everyday challenges within the library. Design thinking is ...

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This book explores the Helsinki Design Lab Studio Model, a unique way of bringing together the right people, a carefully framed problem, a supportive place, and an open-ended process to craft an integrated vision and sketch the pathway towards strategic ...
A free innovation guide for social enterprises and NGOs worldwide. For years, businesses have used human-centered design to develop innovative solutions. Why not apply the same approach to overcome challenges in the nonprofit world? This project, funded by ...
A guide to building vibrant workspaces for a growing independent workforce in the Green Mountain State. Learn about the context, opportunity, and the nuts and bolts of how to start a coworking hub. ...
The project seeks to support providers to intensify or widen their area of operations in an enterprising way- without losing or compromising their ethos and core objectives – to generate income to invest in library service enhancement, as well as to ...
Innovation Labs create global interoperability. They are physical spaces that allow for collaboration among private sector, academia and civil society. The labs profiled in this guide allow UNICEF to convene dynamic, new partners around specific local ...
Since 2009 there has been a growing interest in defining and operationalising innovation for use in the humanitarian context. The increase in scale of new crises, the urbanisation of many displaced populations, and stretched financing for humanitarian ...


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