Pilot Demo- Webinar

Pilot Name: Social Innovation and Generativity in the Mediterranean City


The action will support with knowledge and data the experience of Palazzo Guerrieri, a community hub realized by the Comune di Brindisi in a disused public historical palace. The action will be carried out in cooperation with the Valore Comune project, carried out by IFEL Istituto per la Finanza e l’Economia Locale.


The main activity envisaged by the pilot action is the activation of a background analysis of the “Palazzo Guerrieri” project in the context of Brindisi. The main activities are the following:

  1. Background analysis on socio-economic data in the Municipality of Brindisi (with focus on economy, employment, education, culture, active SVRCs), and a qualitative analysis comparing the projects and strategy of Brindisi with those of other Italian cities in the field of community hubs.
  2. Definition of indicators and variables for the analysis of the Palazzo Guerrieri Project and research on the project implementation through direct observation, interviews, questionnaires, data gathering.
  3. Establishment of a pilot action working group composed by ANCI, Municipality of Brindisi, IFEL that will meet at least twice during the pilot action.
  4. Publication of the data in open format on the website of the Municipality of Brindisi and other websites to be selected (ANCI, IFEL, +Resilient minisite).
  5. Realization of a research report both on the context analysis and project analysis also containing suggestions on the future actions for Brindisi and other municipalities with a focus on how to fund community hubs.
  6. Presentation and discussion of the report in Brindisi and in one of the other cities involved in the “Valore Comune” project.
  7. Participation of the experts involved in the activities and/or Municipality of Brindisi in +Resilient Living Lab in Marseille and other transnational activities of +Resilient.
  8. Participation and presentation of the pilot actions in seminars and conferences organized by ANCI and IFEL on the topics of urban development policy.