A Comm.On Method

Bringing opportunities to the rural and peripheral areas

Imagine your village or town flourishing with life, full of new opportunities! By establishing a Comm.On Method, it can become a reality in your area as well! Our Comm.On Method will help you explore new opportunities in your area in an innovative way by including cultural heritage, community-led stories and engaging residents and vulnerable groups in the participation process.  

EXPLORE AND BUILD YOUR STORIES 

Choose innovation centres in your area and explore their stories! Engage your local community! 

FACILITATE THE IDEATION EVENT 

Organize an ideation and brainstorming event in your local area. Invite participants and start working on the new ideas.  

CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMM.ON TABLE 

Follow the suggested challenges and develop new European rural and peripheral solutions. Don't forget to upload your solutions to our state of the art Comm.On Table, based on the famous Mendeleev's periodic table. 

COMM.ON CHALLENGES

Economy

LACK OF JOBS

Rural areas are facing a decrease in job opportunities. Can you develop new innovative solutions?

NO INVESTORS

Many activists and societies cannot raise the necessary money. Can you help them?

Space

CREATING SPACES

How can we create new opportunities for existing spaces? Can we respect existing cultural heritage and develop new housing and tourism opportunities?

MULTI-FUNCTIONAL SERVICE

Can multi-functional service centres function in villages or small towns?

Participation and Inclusion

ENGAGING VULNERABLE GROUPS

Search for the solutions which would engage vulnerable groups in the area.

Cooperation

CONNECTING PEOPLE

Connect stakeholders from different areas in the area (municipality, community, providers …)

NTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

Develop new projects which will focus on the cross-border cooperation between similar areas (interregional or international)

Education

BRING THE KNOWLEDGE TO THE COMMUNITY

Design new solutions that would bring power to the local community and help them learn about the most important contemporary trends.

NTERGENERATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL LEARNING

Develop completely new solutions based on intercultural or multicultural learning!

FIND EXISTING SOLUTIONS AND CONTRIBUTE WITH YOUR SOLUTIONS

Explore the COMM.ON Table, based on Mendeleev’s period of elements. By using the Comm.On Method, develop new ideas and contribute to developing the European rural and peripheral areas!

WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Download the free to use toolkit developed through the project Comm.On Heritage. Learn about the social innovation spiral and start dreaming about the project in your area! 

CONTRIBUTE YOUR IDEA TO THE COMM.ON TABLE

* the name NEEDS to have 1 or 2 words (not more). It will serve as the basis of the element name. E.g. Observatory Centre (Oc)

Picture

*can be also attached. The picture should have the size between 100 kB and 300 kB. If you don't have any specific image, place the picture of the place, where the idea is located.

* maximum 100 characters.

Challenge

*select (by writting in bold) the main challenge you're addressing, based on the defined Comm.On Challenges.

* maximum 500 characters.