Talking hands and 3D printed pasta – just a couple of the cutting edge technical innovations exhibited at the opening of this year’s European Maker Week.
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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
Tom Ravenscroft, CEO of Enabling Enterprise, award-winning social enterprise supported by The Young Foundation, introduces his new book, The Missing Piece. This is a culmination of all he has learnt in a decade of working with young people to equip them with the skills needed to succeed in life.
European Project Manager, Monica Nagore, reflects on the recent trip to Rotterdam to hear about the transformative power of social innovation.
Director of Places and Communities, Nat Defriend, shares three concrete ways Teresa May can deliver on her 2016 vision for an inclusive economy.
In the first of a series of blogs about inspirational innovations that are disrupting the private rented sector we spotlight social enterprise Dot Dot Dot.
We are now accepting applications for our latest innovation support programme for housing innovations making the private rented sector work better for vulnerable people and those on low incomes.
Last week, Programme Manager for Communities and Place, Isabel Young travelled to Nottingham to discuss what makes them feel well in their city. Here she provides four key reflections from the lively discussions that took place on the day.
The Young Foundation Innovation team has launched Reimagining Rent, which will provide an intensive 6-month programme of support to initiatives tackling the challenges in the private rented sector. Find out more about the support being offered here.
As part of our Amplify NI programme, Jim Ledwith from the team talks about putting ethnographic research into practice on the buses.
Indy Johar, co-founder of Project 00, Senior Innovation Associate at The Young Foundation, Demos Associate, and Respublica fellow calls for much-needed change in social innovation.