Innovation Labs 2019 - register now

Creative space for partners to explore new ways of working that will empower the voluntary and community sector

MVSC are working to explore and create new collaborative opportunities for the voluntary and community sector in Merton with dedicated support to develop joint bids and proposals.  The starting point for this exciting piece of work is a series of workshops (innovation labs) bringing together a range of partners with the goal of:

  • Maximising knowledge, skills and ideas
  • Identifying and exploring new ways of working
  • Stimulating collaboration
  • Generating new initiatives and projects
  • Providing a platform for bid generation levering investment into Merton

Innovation Lab 1 - Rehabilitation

Wednesday 20th November, 10.00am to 12.30pm
The Chaucer Centre, Canterbury Road, Morden, SM4 6PX

Guest speaker: Fiona Jones, Professor of Rehabilitation Research and CEO of Bridges Self-Management Social enterprise (confirmed)

If you would like to attend please register here.

Innovation Lab 2 - Technology in care

Tuesday 26th November 2019, 10.00am to 12.30pm
105-109 High Street Colliers Wood, Colliers Wood, London SW19 2HR

Guest speaker: Daniel Casson, Digital Development Executive at Care England (confirmed)

If you would like to attend please register here.

These events are for:

  • Voluntary, community sector and social enterprise organisations who do or could play a role in community-based health and social care
  • Community-based health professionals
  • Merton Council
  • Social care service managers
  • Public Health
  • Commissioners and senior management from the CCG and Merton Council
  • GPs
  • Local technology businesses with knowledge, insight and expertise who could play a role in future project development.