Civil society organisations, social innovation and health research in Europe.

@article{Beinare2012CivilSO,
  title={Civil society organisations, social innovation and health research in Europe.},
  author={Dace Beinare and Mark Mccarthy},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={889-93}
}
BACKGROUND European Union strategies and programmes identify research and innovation as a critical dimension for future economic and social development. While European research policy emphasizes support for industry, the health field includes not-for-profit civil society organisations (CSOs) providing social innovation. Yet, the perspectives of CSOs towards health research in Europe are not well understood. METHODS STEPS (Strengthening Engagement in Public Health Research) was funded by the… CONTINUE READING

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