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Reading suggestion: “Where Good Ideas Come From”

Steven Johnson’s 2012 book “Where good ideas come from” is definitely an eye-opening introduction to the history of innovation and to how we can design our environments so that they allow innovation to happen. Steven Johnson illustrated about 200 examples of innovation processes and the features they have in common. We can draw several lessons .. read more

Action Plan for Local Development in Cahul region, Republic of Moldova

CRIDL has developed, during May – July 2013, the Local Action Plan for the Cahul district, Republic of Moldova, as part of the EU-sponsored VIVA EASTPART project: Valorisation and Improving of Management of Small Historic Centers in the Eastern Partnership Region. VIVA EASTPART’s goal is to develop a methodology for the sustainable valorization for local .. read more

On July 15th, 2013, posted in: News by

Innovative resources for reviving local communities

I’ve been following OpenIDEO for some time now and I am constantly amazed at the sheer amount of ideas that people from all over the world generate for each topic challenged. OpenIDEO is an “open innovation platform” that strives to “support people to design together for social good” and it places communities (be they online .. read more

We’re online!

Spring. We’re done with all the bureaucratic set-up procedure and we began serious work so it’s about time to do a first step towards the public: to introduce ourselves in the online environment. Thank you for visiting our page and we would welcome your feedback!

On March 24th, 2012, posted in: News by

Opinions from the Urban Forum 2012 in Bruxelles

Săptămâna trecută Comisia Europeană a organizat  Forumul Urban la Bruxelles,  unde au fost prezentate câteva din propunerile privind modul în care vor putea beneficia orașele europene de fonduri structurale după anul 2014. Am participat și eu la un seminar din cadrul forumului și pot spune că sunt câteva  lucruri foarte interesante în pachetul legislativ propus de Comisie .. read more

On March 22nd, 2012, posted in: Blog posts by Tags: , , , ,