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European Public & Social Innovation Review (EPSIR) is a fully peer reviewed and interdisciplinary quarterly journal of SINNERGIAK SOCIAL INNOVATION (University of the Basque Country). It carries theoretical and empirical articles, case studies and provocative papers to disseminate new knowledge, practices and experiences in the social innovation field.

European Public & Social Innovation Review is fully open access and the mission of this journal is to enable social innovation in industry, business, non-profit organizations, knowledge organizations and public sector trough a serious theoretical and methodological inquiry, and explores implications for innovation policies and/or social innovation management.


European Public & Social Innovation Review publishesarticles a wide range of topics in social innovation as follows:

  • Micro-financing and social innovation

  • Financing risk and social innovation

  • Social innovation management

  • Social innovation and public sector services (local, national and European level)

  • Social innovation, innovation policies and governance

  • Social innovation, social risk and responsible innovation

  • Workplace innovation and social innovation

  • Formal and informal education and social innovation

  • Design social innovation

  • Social innovation and cultural and organizational dynamics

  • Social innovation communities (collective action, collective learning)

  • Local and global social innovation

  • Social innovation and creative industries

  • Inclusiveness and social innovation

  • Social innovation, hybridization and clusters

  • Social innovation and Wellbeing

  • Modes of social innovation and social change (cultural, technological, institutional)

  • Economics underpinning of social innovation

  • Social innovation, social networks and social capital

  • Relationship between social innovation, technological innovation and institutional innovation

  • Social innovation impact assessment and indicators (frameworks and methods)

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