The Swiss Association for the Promotion of Social Innovation is an association under Article 60 et seq. of the Swiss Civil Code. Its purpose is :
- to promote social innovation in Switzerland
- to encourage collaboration between research, social and public health organisations, and concerned people and their representatives
- to promote participatory methods
Membership of the association is open to the following legal entities: Swiss institutions of higher education, organisations working in the social and public health domains, and user/patient organisations as well as other organisations interested in social innovation (statutes in French or German).