Ideas Factory is a platform that unites active people in the country and abroad, who create threads of connection at places where they are scarce – among generations, among disciplines, between the city and the village, between citizens and municipal authorities, between “center” and “periphery“. By building bridges of interaction there, where they are destroyed, we believe, that we are creating alternatives for a world that’s getting more radicalized, more isolated in “the bubbles of the single truth”, by substituting the fear with familiarization, with exploration, with the creation of new solutions. The Factory does that through various formats for creative interaction, from which quite specific solutions, which we support from the beginning to their realization, are born. Our initiatives Baba Residence, the Social Innovation Challenge and EMPATHEAST are our manifest for change that we need now: connection among disciplines, generations, ideas that make up the world such as we would live in: curious, nonjudgmental, creative.
The mission of Ideas Factory is to awake through innovative approaches and well-tried instruments the potential for social change in everyone, who is ready to take the joyful burden of their own power to impact. The instruments which we employ in experimental combinations are informal education, creativity and the creation of networks of great people, set to change making!
We believe that a world, in which self-expression of full value will create variety of empowered communities, is possible and can be reached with bravery – those communities will be the creators of their own fate, not only its users – people, who want and who can actively make decisions, which concern their future and create it together.