TRANSIT – Transformative Social Innovation Theory project – has studied DESIS Network as a global Social Innovation network. In the links below you can find the 4 timelines labs with their histories.

These four timelines are regarding the most important facts in each DESIS lab considered as critical turning points to their improvment.

The leaders of the labs were interviewed by Carla Cipolla, Rita Afonso and Maíra Prestes Joly, from UFRJ – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.


DESIS – ID+ DESIS Lab, Aveiro – Portugal

DESIS – DESIS Lab Belo Horizonte – Brazil

DESIS – DESIS Lab Florianópolis – Brazil

DESIS – POLIMI DESIS Lab Italy – Italy