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01/07/21

Cena SozialMarie

SozialMarie application: Less frequently asked questions

Are you looking for answers to specific questions about the SozialMarie criteria for social innovation, or the application process? In case you have missed our Q&A event, you might find useful answers in this summary. 

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01/01/21

Vhled do oblasti sociálních inovací

Innovative, but how?

"A promising new idea proves to be socially innovative when people change their attitudes due to it, make different choices, and new institutions and social practices are created.” 

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12/23/20

Vhled do oblasti sociálních inovací

How much novelty does innovation require? – A very short introduction for project managers

 "I have a social project, but is it innovative enough? What does innovation actually mean?" These questions are frequently asked every year during the application phase for SozialMarie. In this blog post, we give a mini-introduction to innovation theory. 

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12/16/20

Příklady z praxe

Audience Award winner played an important role during the epidemic

Do you remember the 2020 SozialMarie Audience Award winning project? Do you wonder how the award helped strengthen the project’s visibility further? And do you know how blind and partially sighted people are affected by the epidemic? Get to know the Remote Eye project and their successes!

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11/26/20

Naše eventy

Social goes digital

For many social initiatives, it is still a challenge to reach out to their target audience over the distancing required due to COVID 19. Some projects have taken a break, others manage to continue their work digitally. What makes a strategy successful in times of a pandemic? 

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09/17/20

Příklady z praxe

The Veterans' Struggle

Neues Deutschland reports on SozialMarie award winner Zeleni odred (The Green Squad).

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08/25/20

Příklady z praxe

Who supports refugees on their way to the courtroom?

What awaits refugees in the Austrian courtroom? What decides whether an asylum decision is positive? - The founder of "Workshops Against Fear" told us about her experiences in the courtroom with refugees and about the bumpy road to get there.

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07/06/20

Cena SozialMarie

Mini award ceremony in times of Covid

Due to COVID-19, the big public award ceremony to be held on May 1 could not take place as usual this year. As a small consolation, we visited some of the prizewinning project creators in the summer to congratulate them personally.

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05/01/20

Příklady z praxe

The unjust virus

The winner’s projects of SozialMarie 2019 talk about the challenges they face and which role social innovation plays in a time of crisis. Guest reportage by Miriam Hübl, independent journalist.

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05/01/20

Cena SozialMarie

Ceny SozialMarie 2020 uděleny!

Mezinárodní porota vyhlásila vítěze a udělila ceny SozialMarie 2020. 15 výjimečných sociálních inovací z 5 zemí – z Česka, Chorvatska, Maďarska, Rakouska a Slovenska - získalo finanční ocenění v celkové hodnotě 54 000 euro.

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