Finnish SIMRA partner University of Oulu organized a SIMRA local workshop in Raahe, Finland. The aim of the workshop was to discuss results of SIMRA interviews and focus group. Beyond the previous results, the workshop focused on alternatives for nuclear power, democracy in energy production related decision-making, and revitalization of post-industrial sites.
The workshop took place 24-25 May 2019 in Raahe library. In total there were 13 participants in the workshop. Workshop was co-organized with Noidanlukko cooperative.Continue reading
In July 2018 CETIP and Institute of Forest Ecology SAS undertaken field research of SIMRA project to ancient isolated rural settlement VIDOVICI in Adriatic Island CRES.
After turbulent times over the past 5 centuries and as the response to global crises of early 20s, in particular de-population and land degradation Vidovici area is facing reconfiguration of community practices. Today this charming village located on the top of the hill with spectacular view around the Adriatic coast and in the neighbourhood of UNESCO Word heritage site is witnessing transition to sustainable rural life.
12 case study teams covering European and Mediterranean regions participated in a training workshop, which kicked off the data collection phase of the H2020 project SIMRA. The workshop, organised by WP5, took place on 10– 11 January at the EURAC Research premises located in stunning Bolzano, Italy.
An important internal milestone for SIMRA, the workshop provided sound and uniform knowledge concerning the Social Innovation conceptual framework, related terms and the quantitative-qualitative framework for data collection developed by WP4 and WP6.