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Digital Social Innovation Lab 

Creating digital innovations for social purposes

– Exclusively for students of the University of Mannheim –

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ABOUT

The Digital Social Innovation Lab (#DSI Lab) focuses on opportunities of digitization for the common good. The DSI Lab Incubator is a Program of the Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Mannheim and Social Entrepreneurship BW with the support of SAP. The program is the first project-oriented teaching format in the EU, which enables students to found their own social Start-Ups with a focus on digital innovation. Embedded in the academic curriculum of the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Mannheim, the program enables students to gain extensive knowledge in the field of social innovation and entrepreneurship with the help of practitioners and experienced social entrepreneurs.

The incubator is designed to provide an inspiring environment empowering students to tap on digital technologies to shape projects that drive social impact while creating sustainable revenues. The lab is a hands-on and strongly practice-oriented course. With the input from industry experts and experienced practitioners, the students will get insights and valuable support along the development of their projects.

During the #DSILab, students will learn how to create and scale a business models for digital social innovation.

Become a Digital-Change-Maker.

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PARTNER

COACHES & KEYNOTES

Develop your digital business. For a purpose-driven economy.

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PROGRAM

1. Kick-Off: Ideation

25.02.2019

University of Mannheim

2. Kick-off: Refraiming

26.02.2019

University of Mannheim

3. Business Modelling

04.03.2019

University of Mannheim

4. Prototyping

05.03.2019

University of Mannheim

5. Impact Orientation & Impact Analysis

25.03.2019

University of Mannheim

6. Hackathon

08.04.2019

Wizemann.Space, Stuttgart

7. Excursion to SAP / Digital Business Modelling

29.04.2019

SAP, Walldorf

8. Storytelling & Crowdfunding

30.04.2019

University of Mannheim

9. Final Pitch Event

17.05.2019

University of Mannheim

Drive Social Impact.

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TEAM

Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons

Academic Lead

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Manuel Kreitmeir

Project Lead

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Alexander Bernhard

Social Business Developer

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Marika Bernhard

Social Innovation Manager

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Michael Verbücheln

Scientific Assistant

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Gabriele Hartmann

Practice Partner

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