The SELUSI research partnership includes the LSE, the IESE Business School in Barcelona, the Catholic University of Leuven, SITE at the Stockholm School of Economics, the Harvard Business School, i-propeller, NESsT, The Hub, and the Global Institute.
It was put together with the aims:
- to enable innovative interdisciplinary research: bringing together academic expertise in the fields of economics, psychology, sociology and management science.
- to create a trusting environment with social enterprises across Europe, as well as generate new evidence that could usefully inform the practices of network organizations, like The Hub and NESsT.
- to discipline us to think through policy-relevance of our work for the understanding of social ventures in outside Europe, notably emerging economies and developing countries [The Global Institute].
- to enable action-oriented research with the stimulus and support of a fresh and ambitious business that is experimenting with new ways to realize social business innovation [i-propeller].