ABOUT THE PROJECT
SDG-Driven Innovation Ecosystems is a practice-based international consortium comprising the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing (GSG) and affiliated National Advisory Boards (NABs) for Impact investing in Israel (IFIE), France (FAIR), Italy (SIA), and Portugal (MAZE). The project also involves ancillary partners in Central European (CEE) countries.
Consortium members are working together to develop a roadmap for the creation of next-generation innovation ecosystems catalyzed by technology. Leveraging the rapidly expanding global impact investment market, the roadmap will serve to scale the application and financing of innovative, tech-based solutions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The consortium’s work is generously supported by a grant from the European Commission through its Horizon 2021-2027 European Innovation Ecosystems (EIE) initiative, and by the UKRI.
DATA COLLECTION METHODS
Our mapping study integrates the following methods:
Gather and review existing literature, including publications, industry reports, and articles.
Interview stakeholders to gather additional information for the mapping study.
With ecosystem actors to fill in knowledge gaps and promote joint action.
Municipal-level Strategies for SDG-driven Innovation
Three Examples of Municipal Initiatives Driving SDG-driven Innovation
With ecosystem mapping well underway, find out how NABs are engaging with local actors to fill in knowledge gaps and surface new insight. Blue Biotech technologies, food-tech, impact measurement – it’s all inside!
Webinar: SDG-Driven Innovation Ecosystems Results from 7 Countries
TBC APRIL 2023
Join us in April when we release findings from our analysis and mapping study. Learn more about best practices and gaps in each of the 7 countries profiled, as well as tailored recommendations for ecosystem actors on how to accelerate action.
The consortium’s work is generously supported by a grant from the European Commission through its Horizon 2021-2027 European Innovation Ecosystems (EIE) initiative.
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