Right Agenda Accelerator
|Coordinator||LINKÖPINGS UNIVERSITET HOLDING AB|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 2 278 000|
|Project duration||December 2018 - December 2020|
|Venture||Social innovation - Challenge-driven innovation|
|Call||Ett stärkt innovationsstöd för social innovation|
Purpose and goal
Through the combined knowledge and experience of Civil Rights Defenders och LiU Innovations we aim to create the first Civil Rights Accelerator in Sweden, and support new initiatives based on the UN goals for sustainable development. This way the core business of both organisations are linked, for increased potential. The Accelerator will give mentorship on strategy, needs, organisational development, project leadership, subject matter expertise, co-design methodology etc to drive the initiatives towards sustainability and actual societal impact.
Expected results and effects
Establishing a value focused, iterative process towards impact from societal challenges and continuous need owner interaction (e.g. civil rights defenderers) Establishing the accelerator as a hub for positive social development Educating change agents to be a positive force for accelerated ideas as well as existing organizations Establishing dialogens and later opportunities for support to build lasting, sustainable initiatives Sparking new and additional innovation, influencing policy, inspräng research and education through shared insight
Planned approach and implementation
We want to create Sweden´s first Human Rights Accelerator as a sibling of Impact Factory, a mature process of supporting initiatives aiming for social innovation. We give particular focus to efforts aiming to protect and strengthen human rights and efforts focusing on the UN goals for sustainable development, finding initiatives through specific and open applications. Furthermore, the accelerator will give mentorship on strategy, goal and organisational development, project leadership, subject matter expertise etc. for the initiatives to reach sustainability.