“Take Your Time and Start to Tinker… or Even Solder!” – Success Story #42

Today DOIT pilots are already in a full swing in different European countries. This time, we want to share a story about a little girl, who hasn’t invented a serious or significant invention so far, but who have made great progress in overcoming her fears and hesitations in the makers’ world. By participating in DOIT’s workshop she made a big step in the development of her future entrepreneurial, creative and constructive skills.

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Visit of the county councillor at Salzburg Research

Salzburg Research, (c)wildbild

On December 12th, the county councillor of Salzburg, Andrea Klambauer, visited Salzburg Research and got the opportunity to gain an insight into the work of Salzburg Research and DOIT. In addition to DOITs objectives and goals, the team also presented how the use and impact of the innovation-promoting DOIT program and the various methods are tested and scientifically evaluated in ten European countries. The Salzburg pilot activities were shown to illustrate this work.

In this context, Salzburg Research published a press release on “Young people as social entrepreneurs”, which was also issued in the Salzburger Bezirksblätter.

Meet the DOIT Advisory Board!

DOIT has had the support of experts from various fields since the start of the project. These experts support the DOIT team e.g. as counselors, during activities and disseminations and provide advice and practical support with their specialist knowledge. Together with interested children, they form the Intergenerational Advisory Board (IAB). On November 8th, DOIT had an Advisory Board meeting (online), to discuss the project progress and plan further actions and expert meetings. Read on to get to know our board members! Continue reading “Meet the DOIT Advisory Board!”

We kicked it off! – Kick-off meeting in Amsterdam (2017-10-30/31 at Waag Society)

Amsterdam, 30th and 31st of October, 13 excited partners: In the beautiful building of our partner Waag Society in the Nieuwmarkt in the center of Amsterdam, we had our first official meeting. For two days, we had time to get to know each other and talk about our aims, dreams and fears of the next 36 months. Besides the project partners, we had a very special guest on the first day: Our project officer from the European Commission joined us to give us interesting input about our deliverables and also about formal requirements. She even supervised our project game! Continue reading “We kicked it off! – Kick-off meeting in Amsterdam (2017-10-30/31 at Waag Society)”