Published: 24th Jul 2019

A scheme to support aspiring social entrepreneurs will be based on Glasgow University’s campus, in partnership with the established Edinburgh social incubator, The Melting Pot.  It’s called ‘Good Ideas Glasgow’ and is part of the Erasmus-funded, three-year Social Innovation Knowledge Exchange (SIKE) project which is led by GCU, with partners in Germany, Croatia, Spain and Portugal. Applications opened earlier this week for participants, following two introductory workshops in April and June. There are 12 places on the six-month incubation programme, with additional spots on the two-day introductory workshop in September. The partnership with GCU, which is confirmed until 2021, will provide research and expertise and covers two cycles of the incubator. Good Ideas in both Glasgow and Edinburgh also receive funding from the Scottish government. The Melting Pot bills itself Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation and supports people to develop enterprises, charities and campaigns. Since its creation in 2012, Good Ideas has incubated 93 … (To read the full article, subscribe below)