Expert workshop: Social innovations in the social transformation process towards sustainable development

Duration February 2011 – February 2011

Project manager Jana Rückert-John


Cooperation partner

The expert workshop will take place on February 28, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main at the Institute for Social-Ecological Research (ISOE), Hamburger Allee 45. The aim is to discuss relevant scientific approaches to the role of social innovations in the upcoming social transformation process towards sustainable development. The key questions are: How are social innovations addressed in the sustainability process? How is the sustainability process taken into account in innovation research? …
CONTRIBUTIONS (abstracts to follow)

– Jens Aderhold (ISInova, Berlin): Eliten und ihre Bedeutung für Innovation und Nachhaltigkeit pdf
– Birgit Blättel-Mink (Universität Frankfurt am Main): Kollaboration im Innovationsprozess – Kulturelle und soziale Muster der Beteiligung pdf
– René John (ISInova, Berlin): Innovation und Nachhaltigkeit als Perspektiven sozialen Wandels pdf
– Cordula Kropp (Hochschule München): Die Diffusion von an Nachhaltigkeit orientierten Innovationen pdf
– Dr. Immanuel Stieß (ISOE, Frankfurt): Synergien zwischen Umwelt- und Sozialpolitik – Herausforderungen und Anknüpfungspunkte pdf
– Dr. Jan-Peter Voss (TU Berlin): Innovationsprozesse in der Politik – Die Konstruktion und Verbreitung von Politikinstrumenten pdf
– Dr. Michael Wehrspaun (UBA)/Dr. Korinna Schack (BMU): Umweltpolitik als Gesellschaftspolitik pdf

Program Information: Flyer for the workshop (approx. 99 KB)
Contact: Jana Rückert-John (

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