Social innovation between necessity and opportunity
1 Rīga Stradiņš University, Riga, Latvia
2 Latvian Council of Science, Latvia
The contribution of social innovation to the institutional change has been studied in the case of promoting healthy ageing. While major institutional change is well memorized by the present generation, the iterative approach to social innovation build up, and reaching the critical mass for a leap is viewed in the context of a specific region and social group. Selected types of social innovations are projected in their impact on societal challenges and institutional transformation potential.
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