IN SITU Game Changer Fair is behind us, and it was a success.

 The IN SITU Game Changer Fair is part of the transnational project IN SITU co-financed by the EU. Our aim is to foster, promote and disseminate ideas from the fields of social innovation and social entrepreneurship, particularly with an intergenerational approach.

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The fair was hosted on online platform HOPIN and was enriched by panel discussions and presentations concerning perspectives of development of social entrepreneurship in confrontation with nowadays challenges. The keynote speakers covered the topics of financing of social businesses, value for the society and their potential impact on society. We had the opportunity to hear from:

  • Milojka Domajnko, Graduated as PhD in Agronomy.Profession:rural development, especially sustainable local supply
  • Jelena Anđelić, Social economist enthusiastic about the social innovation, partnership development and networking
  • Friederike Kunze, Creative Holistic Educator and Social Entrepreneur
  • Lara d’Argento, Growth Mentor
  • Ewa Konczal, Energetic and passionate social entrepreneur
  • Susan Clements-Loftus, Designer
  • Hugh McCann, Exeter (UK) based artist with an interest in wellbeing, public space, technology & the environment
  • Patrizia Bussi, Director of the European Network of Social Integration Enterprise (ENSIE)
  • Ieva Stanislovaityte, Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs Project Coordinator
  • Jana Valkova, Project Manager at the Joint Secretariat of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme
  • Julia Schuster, host/journalist, interested in society, politics&innovation
  • Judit Makkos-Kaldi PhD, Project Coordinator, Teacher
  • Dušanka Lužar Šajt, Director of PRIZMA foundation
  • Omar Fayez, passionate Social Entrepreneur & Head of Socialbee in Stuttgart
  • Majka Lipiak, Entrepreneur and social innovator
  • Alexandra Nitzlader, Social Finance and Venture Capital Expert at FASE GmbH
  • Michael Wunsch, Co-founder and director scientific cooperation
  • Lorina Brugger, Project Manager, Center for open social Innovation (COSI)
  • Guy Lejeune, Senior expert entrepreneurship
  • Nisha Munzig, Yoga Instructor
  • Malgorzata Krakowiak, Jury member In Situ Game Changer Award


Finalists and winners for IN SITU GAME CHANGER AWARDS were:

NADJA – TAILOR-MADE ART TOOLS – From disability to ability (SLOVENIA)


LOU ANNE – UNA PER TUTTE, TUTTE PER UNA – Alone is hard, but together we can.. (ITALY)

SWETLANA – STUECKWEISE SHAMPOO – Stueckweise aims to be part of the Solution for a sustainable world (GERMANY)

PAULINA, ANAMARIA & SABINA – THE WONDER FACTORY – We accept old items, upcycle and create uniquettes  (CROATIA)

Thank you for all that participated and as we celebrate a very successful fair. We will see you in the next fair !

Julia Schuster