Social Innovation Competition case studies

August 7, 2017

Square Peg

Square Peg was founded by Indie Flynn whose own challenging journey through dyslexia and dyspraxia led her to work towards changing the way young people who, like her, see the world differently are supported.

One of the 2016 Social Innovation Competition winners, Pianos on Prescription is an innovative scheme helping people experiencing difficulties including: isolation, loneliness, depression, long-term health conditions and poverty by offering free access to acoustic pianos, events and tuition in Glasgow.

August 7, 2017

Connecting the dots

In November 2016, Firstport announced the winners of the first ever Social Innovation Competition, including our Young Social Innovator Award.

August 15, 2016

Talking Mats

Talking Mats is an innovative social enterprise that improves the lives of people with communication difficulties, and the people close to them.

August 15, 2016

Takeaway Creative

Takeaway Creative is a service allowing Argyll residents to enjoy creative activities in their own home.

August 15, 2016

Game Dr

Game Dr aims to transform health education through the development of innovative educational digital media including games and films.

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