Social Innovation Competition case studies

May 1, 2019


Claire and her business partner Dougie have over 30 years of experience working with individuals, families, and community organisations supporting people to think about, plan for and work towards a meaningful life.

May 1, 2019

For Enjoyment

For Enjoyment is a social enterprise and creative movement that nurtures artistic ability and improves mental and social health through the power of Art and creativity.

May 1, 2019


Callum set up bOunceT (formerly Forth Valley Rebound Therapy Service CIC) in 2016 at just 23 years of age and whilst still at GCU working towards an Occupational Therapist degree.

May 1, 2019

Triple Tech Tap

Fraser Fleming founder of Triple Tap Tech works to provide support and training in technology from a visually impaired perspective. 

April 22, 2019

Giraffe Healthcare

Giraffe Healthcare is a social enterprise which provides an online platform for the delivery of personalised physiotherapy.

September 17, 2018

The Collaborative Hub

29-year-old Carla Fyfe scooped the Young Social Innovator award at the 2018 Social Innovation Competition with her idea for a collaborative hub.

September 17, 2018

Soundplay Dome

Set up by Ewan Sinclair and Bal Cooke, Soundplay Dome is one of the winning ideas of the Social Innovation Competition 2018.

September 17, 2018

Gumption Girls

Gumption Girls is the brainchild of Olivia Robertson, one of the winners of the Social Innovation Competition 2018.

August 1, 2018

The Workshop

An experienced design and technology teacher who has also worked in industry, Paul Parmenter set up The Workshop in Aberfeldy, Perthshire in June 2014 with funding and business support from Firstport.

March 28, 2018

Woodside Arran

Jennifer, director of community supported organic farm and delivery business Woodside Arran, was voted Firstport’s Young Social Innovator 2017, winning a £5000 prize and business support.

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