Save the date - Social Entrepreneurship Conference 2022


We are inviting you to attend the online Conference: Supporting Economy of Positive Change to be held on March 23rd 2022; 10AM – 1PM.

The conference is organized by two Interreg Central Europe projects; DelFin and CE Responsible, and is dedicated towards supporting and connecting actors of positive social impact – socially responsible businesses, investors, foundations, civil society and social enterprises.

The programme will focus on presentation of supporting the social entrepreneurship in rural regions, and on empowering social business in Central Europe, connecting entrepreneurs with social entrepreneurs in nine countries, during three year projects’ implementation.


Welcome and short presentation of CE RESPONSIBLE’s & DelFin’s mission


  • Sarah Pust, pusteblumemedia


  • Anja Prislan, E-Zavod, CE Responsible
  • Dana Günther, Development Bank of Saxony-Anhalt, DelFin

Session #1: Development & support of responsible Entrepreneurship

Socially responsible enterprises, community services and support for social enterprise culture


  • Sara Teglia, Impronta Etica, Title: Impronta Etica: How to develop & support responsible business
  • Beatrix Bedő, Impact HUB Budapest, Title: Challenges in supporting social entrepreneurs in Hungary
  • Erdmuthe Klaer, Reves Network, Title: The role of the social economy in tackling present and future challenges of remote rural areas

Session #2: Enhancing policy support of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Tools and models of enhancing policy support of social innovation and entrepreneurship


  • Francesco Silvestri, Economia e Ecologia s.r.l, Title: Framework  model for support of social economy in CE regions
  • Madgalena Weiglhofer, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Title: Measuring Social Impact – Approaches and Difficulties
  • Tamás István Szenttamási, IFKA Public Benefit Non-Profit Ltd. for the Development of the Industry, Title: DelFin Toolbox – Inspiration for policy makers and business support organisations
  • Dana Günther, Development Bank of Saxony-Anhalt, Titel: DelFin’s Transnational Strategy and Regional Action Plans

Session #3: Stories of Social Entrepreneurs & Change Makers

Stories of successful social entrepreneurs and change makers, bringing  positive impact to Central Europe regions

 CE Responsible Social Entrepreneurs’ stories:

  • Sonja Westphal, Project Sustify: explain.train.measure (Germany)
  • Tóthné Almássy Monika, Project Hospital-School  (Hungary)
  • Luca della Rossa and Alessandra Biconne, Project Dispense Solidali (Italy)
  • Project Courtyard at Koníček – community space at the Vodňany municipal library  (Czech Republic)
  • Project BeRTA All in One Facade Greening (Austria)

DelFin Social Entrepreneurs’ stories:

  • Sven Heinitz, Social Entrepreneur: PIEMONTEBOX – il Piemonte a casa tua (Germany)
  • Robert Boehm, Social Entrepreneur, Perdix Creations

Final remarks and conclusions


Via Zoom