Generating and Measuring Regional Social Innovation


  • József Benedek University of Miskolc
  • György Kocziszky University of Miskolc
  • Mariann Veresné Somosi University of Miskolc
  • Károly Balaton University of Miskolc



social innovation potential, knowledge engineering


Innovation is one of the determining factors of economic output. The actors of economics have long recognized that in
regions where there is a lack of economic and natural science innovation, social innovation can be a compensating
factor. This recent research presents a methodology for measuring social innovation potential (index) and defines a
knowledge engineering system that helps to generate such innovations. This can be applicable to defining the
intervention axis along which social innovation potential can be increased.

Author Biographies

József Benedek, University of Miskolc

University Professor

György Kocziszky, University of Miskolc


Mariann Veresné Somosi, University of Miskolc

Associate Professor

Károly Balaton, University of Miskolc



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How to Cite

Benedek, J., Kocziszky, G., Veresné Somosi, M., & Balaton, K. (2016). Generating and Measuring Regional Social Innovation. Theory, Methodology, Practice - Review of Business and Management, 12(Special Issue), 14–25.

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