About Us Our Mission
Spotin (Spotlight on Innovation) is a non-profit organization that serves as a meeting point for the promotion of innovation in various fields of action to the benefit of society. Special emphasis is given on the use of new technologies, synthesis and visualization of information through mapping applications and geospatial storytelling.
We call on the whole society (schools, local communities, municipalities, universities, institutions, experts from different disciplines) to join, learn and experiment with us on the field through a creative, inquiry-based and participatory way, thus building a joint learning community.
We incubate and develop innovative, interdisciplinary learning activities and solutions, aimed at sharing knowledge, exchanging best practices and experiences and broadening our learning horizons.
Spotin is comprised of us; people who wish to meet, engage, collaborate. Together, we co-create and we co-deliver. Small innovations co-constructed by society for the society.
To inspire change by connecting people from different expertise under common, participatory, creative and innovative actions with a positive social impact.
Our practice areas
Support green initiatives and sustainability actions in schools and society
Participate in environmental-related projects that promote the development of green skills
Invest on environmentally-friendly technologies
Contribute in awareness campaigns on how young generations can preserve our natural environment, make effective use of resources, while reducing our environmental impact
Support STE(Α)M teaching at all levels of education and promote STE(Α)M educational opportunities
Encourage the employment of project-based activities (team work, problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, experiential projects, engineering, educational robotics etc.)
Work towards the creation of an inclusive, inquiry-based learning environment in which all students are able to engage, experiment and contribute
Contribute to the development of relevant educational material, where needed
Science & Technology
Support techno-science research and innovation policies, through our cooperation with research institutions and related stakeholders
Make science more comprehensive and accessible to all, enabling a deeper involvement of society in science’s and technology’s affairs
Participate in actions that enhance people’s scientific and technological literacy
Create a community of learning enthusiasts, who are eager to experiment, advance their knowledge, discover new things and test results
Participate in innovative actions related to the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage
Promote the role of digital technologies to the benefit of culture, increasing the visibility of culture and the access of society to it
Support new approaches to cultural tourism
Contact cultural organizations in Greece and abroad, thus creating a network of culture enthusiasts and encouraging the exchange of best practices
Build a social innovation network that supports sharing and exchange of experiences, best practices, new ideas
Develop adequate solutions with a positive social impact
Promote social innovation spots and social entrepreneurship
Contribute to the dissemination and awareness campaigns on the value and benefits of social innovation
Identify opportunities related to sports activities and participate in relevant projects
Explore potential synergies between sports institutions
Encourage new approaches to sports tourism that combine physical activity with experiential learning
Support the exchange of best practices and the dissemination of innovative ideas on sport-related activities
Spotin (Spotlight on Innovation) is a non-profit organization that acts as a hub for the promotion of innovation in various fields of action for the benefit of society. We emphasize on the utilization of new technologies, the synthesis and visualization of information through geospatial applications and geospatial storytelling.