Civic Innovation Network
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Autonomous and sustainable housing / precarity
Pilot the feasibility of an autonomous and sustainable housing with waste management tools, renew... Read more
Food surplus / unused housing
We aim at reducing food waste by distributing surplus to social entrepreneurs working or living i... Read more
Creativity of children / mental healthcare
Efficient use of technology (virtual reality immersion, 3D printing, robotics) in education and h... Read more
Soil and air pollution / soil regeneration
Hardware kits to monitor air and soil pollution Distributed to citizen collectives Connect with B... Read more
Shared kitchens / migrant integration
Build a network of shared kitchens Allow people to transform food (catering, restaurant, social i... Read more
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€20k EUR since Mar 2017
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Everyone who has supported CIN. Individuals and organizations that believe in –and take ownership of– our purpose.
Civic innovation network (CIN) is a coalition of organisations and individuals aiming at building bridges between different stakeholders of society to boost impactful project and practices in a collaborative framework.
During these turbulent times, we observe the negative environmental impacts and the limits of our societal models, there is an urge to address and tackle the main brake to reinvention: a total and multilayer disconnection and fragmentation in a scarcity and competitive framework.
We believe in a more open and collaborative society, where everyone holds a stake to develop and contribute to a thriving future. We wish to encourage citizens, entrepreneurs, public and private actors to connect and align their interests, contributing towards a positive impact in our society and the environment.
With starting CIN, we wish to convey a strong positive signal, that this alignment is possible and will have an outcome of tangible results that will create a long-term impact. Together as a committed team, we wish to embark in this experience with conviction, to strengthen the interconnectivity between all players.
A strategic multi-stakeholder experience to prompt the emergence of civic innovations in Brussels through three core experiences: Open Wall - Launch of crowdsourcing platform for citizens to sound out what can be improved Call for civic innovators - Highlight projects solving issues of citizens Civic Tech Summit - A 3-day conference to build multi-stakeholder collaborations that can boost impactful project and practices in Brussels.
Providing human and financial resources in full transparency