Socializing and sharing time for work/life balance through digital and social innovation
Families_Share was an H2020 Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation project that envisaged to develop social networking and awareness platform dedicated to childcare and work/life balance. The project’s platform is built on neighbourhood networks enabling citizens to come together and share tasks, time and skills relevant to childcare and after school education/leisure which have become unaffordable in times of stagnation and austerity.
To achieve this objective Families_Share draw and integrated the concepts of time banking with some already developed digital social innovation experiments in the child care field represented in the consortium and sought to further exploit the potential of ICT networks to increase participatory innovation in the sense of self-organizing neighbourhoods.
We were responsible for the platform development, that enabled codesign and exchange of childcare tasks, stimulated socialisation and empowerment of communities and neighbourhoods, and facilitated informal education activities.