For our annual activities, we have decided to publish an actions-in-review for the benefit of our community and partners, to reflect on the Lab’s mission, values and core activities.
Social Innovation Lab’s model was presented in an international program in Tbilisi, Georgia
We got invited to the international program on “Policy guidelines for social, sustainable and inclusiveinnovation: the Black Sea region experience” which took place on the 6th and 7th of December 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The event was organized by ESIDG in cooperation with the Applied Research and Communications Fund (ARC Fund, Bulgaria) as part of the Black Sea Horizon project under the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and InnovationHorizon2020. The discussions during the program resulted with Recommendations for the policy makers based on the accumulated experience of EU and non-EU Black Sea countries.
Ivanka Trump talks about our startup Rainergy
Ivanka Trump recognizes efforts of 15 years of young woman entrepreneur, Reyhan Camalova, from Azerbaijan in 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India.
Reyhan Jamalova built her startup, Rainergy in ClimateLaunchpad Azerbaijan 2017 pre-accelerator program organized and run by Social Innovation Lab to support local cleantech entrepreneurs on building their innovation and having access to global opportunities. Watch the video here.
Our 5th Startup Bootcamp
Hosted the 5th Startup Bootcamp of Social Innovation Lab in a in collaboration with Technopark of Baku Engineering University. During the full day bootcamp participants learned essentials of entrepreneurship and problem/solution and product/market fits through series of workshop like Design Thinking, VPC and BMC, built their own startup models to generate income though solving different emerging issues of today's society and pitched to the Judges.
Social Innovation Lab’s model was presented In An International Program in Sofia, Bulgaria
We got invited to the international program on “Promotion of social, sustainable and frugal innovation in the Black Sea region” which took place on the 2nd and 3rd of November, 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria. During the program 19 models of ecosystem enablers, social entrepreneurs, representatives of business and civil society organisations from 11 different EU and non-EU Black Sea countries presented their models. Three out of these working models received the highest votes to be presented to government officials and policy makers to develop relevant policy recommendations based on the presented cases. Social Innovation Lab was among the selected three models.
Our startup in top15 of ClimateLaunchpad Grand Final
With the top 3 startups of ClimateLaunchpad Azerbaijan we competed in ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final 2017 to get Azerbaijan into the cleantech map of the world! Our national winner Catalyser from Azerbaijan with a pitch on efficient conversion of CO2 to Eco Fuels made it into the top 15 finalists among 105 startups from 35 countries!
ClimateLaunchpad National Final
SE Bootcamp Ganja – 2nd Batch
Hosted the second Social Enterprise bootcamp in Ganja in collaboration with "Bridge to the Future". During the 2 full days of bootcamp participants learned essentials of entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship through series of workshop like Design Thinking, VPC and BMC, built their own SE business models to generate income though solving different social issues of the local society and pitched to the Judges.
SE Bootcamp Ganja – 1st Batch
Hosted the first ever Social Enterprise bootcamp in Ganja in collaboration with "Bridge to the Future". During the 2 full days of bootcamp participants learned essentials of entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship through series of workshop like Design Thinking, VPC and BMC, built their own SE business models to generate income though solving different social issues of the local society and pitched to the Judges.
Action Plan development for sustainable SE
Our social enterprises Papillon, Learn For Change - LFC and Mirvaristore at Social Innovation Lab redesigned their vision and planned short and long term action plans to create greater social impact and become more sustainable social enterprise with the guidance of Anna Książek & Andrea Pucci from "How to /ex\change the world".
Announced ClimateLaunchpad Azerbaijan
Our startup wins SGD $20,000 in Singapore
Social Innovation Lab was founded
Social Innovation Lab was launched on 1st of August, 2016 with the announcement of the first program, Ideation Lab for aspiring entrepreneurs in Baku, Azerbaijan.