Focus #3 // Social Innovation
Fields of Study:
  • Social Innovation
  • Ethnography
  • Design and Society
  • Sustainable Development

Social Innovation consist of the process of altering and changing complex social issues with active, holistic and new designs and materialization process for a sustainable life. These new designs can be either ideas, products, services, systems or strategies that both helps to make new collaborations and provide solutions for social needs. In this perspective, social innovation aims to an awareness and possible change for the underlying perceptions, attitudes or situations as well as contributing for its solution. “Social Innovation” of The Design Master's Program provides students the skills for design and materialize strategic and inclusionary processes for social projects with social profit instead of financial, from the center of life to social with collaborations of state, public, private sector and NGOs.