IRS launches European Training Network to tackle social and economic problems of rural regions

September 2016 The Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) in Erkner near Berlin has successfully applied for a research and training network in the highly competetive „Marie-Skłodowska-Curie“ programme of the European Union. Twelve research institutes and social read more…

People

The RurAction research and training network brings together highly acknowledged academics and very expericenced practitioners. The project will benefit from their complementary expertise, their experiences in different sectors and their diverse cultural backgrounds. Highly ranked researchers and social entrepreneurs will read more…

Supervisors

These high ranked researchers are the supervisors of our research projects: Prof. Christmann (IRS and TU Berlin) – scientific coordinator of RurAction, is Head of the Department Dynamics of Communication, Knowledge and Spatial Development and Deputy Director at IRS and read more…

Social entrepreneurs

Our social entrepreneurs are highly qualified practitioners from social entreprises who share their practical expertise with the appointed early-stage-researchers: Clara Lourenço (ADC Moura) Pádraig Casey (Ballyhoura Development CLG) Martin Hollinetz and Wolfgang Mader (Otelo eGen) Norbert Kunz (Social Impact) Christos read more…

ADC Moura

ADCMoura (ADCMoura – Moura / Portugal) is a non-profit organization founded in 1993, inspired by the principles of local development, social and solidarity economy and equal opportunities. The main goals are: to contribute to the economic competitiveness and innovation of rural and read more…