Policy brief on social incubation in Italy
The social economy, and therefore the social enterprises that are an expression of it, are becoming increasingly important, due to the important role they play in addressing the major challenges our societies are facing. Just as for-profit enterprises, social enterprises also need certain policies, economic support and structures to help them develop, both in start-up and within development phases of their activities. Therefore, social business incubators play a central role and foster entrepreneurial teams to survive and grow by providing several services from space and capital, to training and support.
The Policy brief on social incubation in Italy proposes a number of key recommendations for policy makers to support the development of social enterprises and the social economy as drivers of inclusive and effective economic growth through incubation process. At the basis of the brief stays the study Model of social incubation in Italy.