Civic Innovation Network
= "CIN is a collaborative platform, based in Brussels, that reinforces urban resilience through impact joint ventures ".
"Since the early days of the digital revolution in the 70s, Silicon Valley has been considered the global hotspot for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. However the foundation of the model is based on competition, egos and disconnection from real challenges. Will following the same model in Europe be a good strategy? At civic innovation network, we are convinced collaboration is the key to solve today’s complex challenges and to thrive in the future. We need to expand collaborations in new ways today and among all the stakeholders of the city. How should we work with existing institutions or corporations? How should different impactful projects collaborate in the city to become resilient? We are exploring strategies for engaging different audiences to build Brussels of tomorrow. CIN is a collaborative platform, based in Brussels, that reinforces urban resilience through impact joint ventures (co-created missions with systemic impact). The platform was born in 2016 with the desire to connect the transition actors/projects in Brussels to collaborate and mutualise their resources around urban missions that make them and the city more resilient." (http://www.imal.org/fr/more/swap-day-1)