From Cora

We would like to formally invite you and your network to attend the CoRá Information and Networking event on Tuesday February 28th at 9am in The Maldron Hotel, South Mall. Cork City. This event is an opportunity to bring together all social innovation stakeholders from a cross-section of the public sector; industry; academia; and civil society with the aim of sharing updates on developments within the CoRá Project. Throughout the event we will highlight the challenges and opportunities within the Social Innovation Ecosystem.


The Event 

Further information about the CoRá and FUSE project will be provided at the event. This includes a briefing on the role of the project, a presentation of the results of the Social Innovation mapping research undertaken in Ireland, and the planned next steps of the project. There will also be a presentation by an organisation working in the social innovation ecosystem. In addition, this event will provide excellent networking opportunities for those in the Social Innovation field.


Event Details

Date and Time: Tue, 28 February 2023, 9am – 10:30am

Location: Maldron Hotel, South Mall, Cork City

Tea/Coffee and pastries provided for attendees. 


You can register for the event below and please forward this invite to your networks. 


Event Registration Link


What is the CoRá Project

CoRá is part of a wider EU project, Facilitating United Approaches to Social Innovation in Europe (FUSE), which is a consortium made up of Ireland, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Portugal. FUSE is set up to promote social innovation and cross-collaboration in each of the partner countries – Link to FUSE website.  The CoRá project is the Irish dimension of the FUSE project and is led by Rethink Ireland and Genio Trust. CoRá aims to develop a joint blueprint for a Social Innovation Strategy and Action Plan. This will be developed with a collaborative and inclusive approach with the active participation of representatives from the public and private sectors, civil society, and academia – Link to CoRá website. Funding for the CoRá project comes from both the European Union (from the European Social Fund and the Employment and Social Innovation Programme) and the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD)and will take place over two years, from 2021 – 2023. 

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