This study allows converging to a common definition of social innovation, among all ASIS (Alpine Social Innovation Strategy) partners from the Alpine region. It is based on different criteria : First, social innovation is an innovation. Second, social innovation is focused on social issues. Third, social innovation goes through a collaborative approach that includes beneficiaries. And finally, social innovation is a process that creates positive impact on society and actors.
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