Vsl Inovaciju biuras
VsI Inovaciju biuras (Innovation Office) creates supportive environment for people’s activity, creativity and innovations. Organization invites to participate in different courses, seminars, workshops, and other events as people could gain more knowledge and be more creative and more confident in different situations. As well we encourage people to be active, more creative and do not give up. We work with youth in order to gain real experience by developing different projects. Innovation Office acts as incubator for good ideas, inspired by several projects, organization established Innovation Laboratory where young people can learn secrets of entrepreneurship and let to young people to realize their own ideas.
Innovation Office encourages people to make changes step-by-step, in order to grow innovations inside themselves.
Our organization consists of very enthusiastic members, other people (more than 200) are involved in organization activities in non-formal way. Institution has flat organizational structure with elements from team and network organizations.
Our experience and activities:
Although Innovation Office’s main focus is on creativity and entrepreneurship, however organization encourages people to be active in many fields as innovations could be grown only if person has open mind and has broad point of view, especially it is important in social entrepreneurship.
Innovation Office is 3 years old and already implemented/is implementing more than 30 various EU funded projects such as “Set your business now!”, “Ideas into Action: Entrepreneurship for youth workers based on local economy needs“, “Competition “Create county” (International Name “for the Create Region”, which is adapted to national Member States)”, “Bees inspired”, etc.
The organization works with youth, encouraging them to try new things and gain real experience through internship or volunteering.
Innovation Office acting as incubator for good ideas runs such long-term projects as Online Youth Newspaper Eurappeal.eu, database of scholarly articles ScholarArticles.net, database of educational events in Europe EduEvents.eu. Other projects of good ideas are under developing stage.
While developing different projects, Innovation Office has very good connections with different types of organizations both national and international: NGOs, different kind of associations, universities, public bodies, companies, adult education institutions, etc.