Presentation of social innovation projects financed by the Pon Metro

The City of Turin organizes a press conference to present the projects funded by Pon Metro Torino (National Operational Program Metropolitan Cities 2014-2020) measure 3.3.1.A, for which approximately 1 million and 400 thousand euros of European funds to support social innovation projects.

25 non-profit organizations will be involved, which will experiment through twelve partnerships models able to include civil society and to trigger urban regeneration processes in urban areas with high socio-economic problems.


Open Incet launches the “Call for Social Innovators” in collaboration with Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and its partners, thanks to the contribution of Compagnia di San Paolo.

The call aims at boosting sustainable social innovation models in the third sector,  strengthening competences and stimulating the generation of innovative ideas coming from young talents.

We look for

– 60 young people aged between 23 and 35, willing to work in the third sector or starting a business in the social innovation sector;

– 30 organisations of the third sector intending to start an innovation path testing new business and service models as well as new technologies.

What we offer

We offer training, mentorship and project work over a period of 6 months by connecting participants to international networks.

How to partecipate

Call for young people:

Download at this link openincet/chiefsocialinnovofficer the application form and send it along with your CV and a motivational letter to by 6th January 2019 at 12.00 p.m.

Call for third sector organisations:

Download at this link openincet/socialinnovators the application form and send it to by 6th January 2019 at 12.00 a.m..


For more information write to the organisers at the email

Festival of Education 2018: two seminars at Open Incet

Open Incet is honored to host two events belonging to the Festival of Education promoted by the City of Turin and linked to the LEA European project.

The LEA project’s goal is to accelerate knowledge transfer, dialogue and awareness raising on innovation public demand potential, within the learning technology sector.

On 29th November you can participate in a seminar aimed at presenting the new innovative technologies that can be used in schools for teaching.

On 30th November a workshop will help you to learn more and share opinions about what innovation procurement represents and how does it work, with particular reference to the instruments of pre-commercial public procurement, public procurement of innovative solutions and innovation partnership, also within the framework of EU funding and project design.

Click here for registration:

29th November

30th November

Digital transformation, an opportunity for SME

Research at national level indicates a general interest of SMEs for digital transformation: they declare that they will invest in technologies such as Cloud computing, the Internet of Things, Machine Learning and Blockchain over the next three years, but training for the development of digital skills is still lacking. and a correct approach to organizational change.

In this context, intermediaries play a key role in accelerating the success of the digital transformation process of SMEs.

The Smart Space project organizes the course “Digital transformation, an opportunity for SMEs”. In Turin the course is organized by CSP and is si aimed to support the role of intermediaries (operators of Chambers of Commerce, Innovation Poles) providing a free course of 40 hours starting on 28 November and ending in February 2019.-

The course is held by experts and is organized in collaboration with the Università di Torino – Dip. di Management and  Polo MESAP.


PROGRAM   –  PDF  corso formazione smart space

  • 28/11/2018 Industry scenarios 4.0 M. Pollone
  • 10/12/2018 Tools for SMEs and intermediaries M. Pollone
  • 17/12/2018 and 8/1/2019 Digital transformation and organizational changes: impact on businesses and new scenarios Paola DeBernardi and Pier Carlo Rossi (Univ. Torino)
  • 15/1/2019 and 17/01/2019 Introduction to the enabling technologies of the sector 4.0 – S.Sella – CSP
  • Gennario 2019 Case studies (2-4 study visits at companies) R. Caminiti (Mesap)
  • February 2019 The approach with companies: tools and methods and follow-up of the training program R. Caminiti (Mesap) and CSP

To register for the Course


The  Smart Space  Project

The SMART-SPACE project aims to strengthen cooperation within the innovation system to promote digital smart solutions in the traditional industrial sectors, foreseen in the various S3 regional strategies.


It will identify a strategy for the manufacturing sector in the Alpine Space, able to combine Alpine economic-social challenges, geographical and industrial peculiarities, environmental sustainability and entrepreneurship;
establish an Alpine strategic partnership to implement a joint action plan, supported by a Digital Innovation Hub, a center of expertise to help all actors in innovation and drive growth and alpine welfare.
The project has also prepared a work platform to which it is possible to register

Regions involved: Lombardia | Veneto | Piedmont | Bayern | Baden-Wurttemberg | Salzburg | Vienna | Alsace | Auvergne-Rhonè Alpes | Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur | slovenia

Financing Program: Alpine Space

Participants: A consortium of 14 partners, led by the Venice Chamber of Commerce.

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