Social Entrepreneurship: insights on its development, multiple nature and false friend

The Webinar is organized by Università di Bologna in collaboration with: ART-ER, Better Incubation, Fa’ la cosa giusta, Fondazione CRT, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, Inkubator Sežana, Politecnico di Torino.

The field of social entrepreneurship is various and complex. It includes multiple actors and it’s developing more and more. The webinar aims to give insights on this field, presenting recent research data about Europe and Italy. The data helps to depict a clearer situation, even if social entrepreneurship is still growing and constantly changing. After the first introductory contribution, the webinar focuses on specific cases and approaches which favour the development of social entrepreneurship. Specific approach to sustain social entrepreneurship are presented, such as the tight partnership of a public actor with social entrepreneurs and incubators, and policy recommendations on how to sustain inclusive incubation. Afterwards, Italian and European actual cases of social enterprises are described and commented, in order to share with participants potentialities and criticalities of social entrepreneurship.


​Introduction by Unibo

Social entrepreneurship and social ecosystems – Paolo Landoni, Politecnico di Torino

Key regional stakeholders for social innovation and social entrepreneurship – Kristian Mancinone, Art-ER, Chiara Davalli, Better Incubation


• FabriQ (Italy) – Deborah Greco, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini

• Inkubator Sežana (Slovenia) – Dorijan Marsic, Director of Incubator Sezana

• Impact Deal (Italy) – Zoe McDonagh, Fondazione CRT and Federica Sassone, AlbaRobot

• Si parte dal Bosco (Italy) – Piero Brunod, Fa la cosa giusta Network

Q&A: check on Miro blackboard whether participants interact and read out loud what they wrote + open the discussion in the call for questions and comments.

Paolo Landoni – Politecnico di Torino, presentation

Kristian Mancinone – Art-ER, presentation

Chiara Davalli – Better Incubation, presentation

Deborah Greco – Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, presentation

Dorijan Marsic – Incubator Sezana, presentation

Zoe McDonagh – Fondazione CRT, presentation

Federica Sassone – AlbaRobot, presentation

Piero Brunod – Fa la cosa giusta Network, presentation

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