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Centre for Social Innovation

 Contact data
StreetLinke Wienzeile 246 
ZIP, City, Region 1150 - Vienna (Vienna) 
Phone+43-1-4950442 
Fax+43-1-4950442-40 
EmailSend Email
Webwww.zsi.at 
 Contact person

Prof. Dr. Josef Hochgerner (Scientific Manager)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 35
 Competencies

 Central aim of organisation
R&D in social innovation

 Briefly describe your organisation
The CSI performs research, education, network co-ordination and policy advice to fill in the gaps between social needs and technological potentials in the knowledge based information society. Innovative socio-economic research and transdisciplinary solutions contribute to technological development and social coherence. Social innovation is defined as invention, adjustment or application of new societal concepts applicable to decision making and development processes in public administration, political bodies, legislation, private enterprises, organisations of the social partners and of the civil society.
The CSI aims to
- support a socially, ecologically and economically sustainable development of the information society,
- facilitate the social, cultural and economic integration in Europe by scientific research and practical impact,
- improve infrastructures, efficacy, professionalism and internationalisation of the social sciences and humanities in the European Research Area.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - E-Government     
   - E-Inclusion     
   - E-Learning     
   - Ambient Assisted Living (Services for the Elderly)     
   - Visualisation     
   - Knowledge Management     
   - E-Publishing, Digital Content     
   - Internet Technologies     

 ICT keywords
Research policies and Development, Technology and Knowledge, Work and Equal opportunities
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Other international co-operative research

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Cooperative Projects
Education Projects (Thesis, ..)

 Inserted / Updated
2004-09-10 / 2009-07-27