Collective enHanced Environment for Social Tasks

Project Description

The research project CHEST – Collective enHanced Environment for Social Tasks will be integrating social media, crowdsourcing and collective intelligence techniques to support social innovation. Starting in February 2014, the CHEST Challenge will promote the generation of breakthrough ideas which promise substantial societal benefits by using modern Information Technology, carrying out two rounds of open calls for ideas which try to meet the most urgent challenges European societies face by using modern IT components. Third Sector Innovators and Social Entrepreneurs of all sizes are invited to apply for a share of our 2.5 Million € funding budget. The project will be carried out in cooperation with Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., Rom, PNO Consulting as well as 18 associated partners.

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Project Partners

Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., Rome
PNO Consulting

Funding organizations

CHEST is a 30-month EU R&D project (EU FP7 Grant agreement no.: 619172) to promote the development of digital based innovations that have the potential to address key societal challenges.

Project Context

Social ComputingOpen InnovationSocial Innovation

Project duration: 2013 – 2015

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