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This website is administrated by the project team of the EU funded research project "Social Innovations in Structurally Weak Rural Regions: How Social Entrepreneurs Foster Innovative Solutions to Social Problems (RurInno)". The project is conducted under the lead of staff members of the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) e.V.

Publisher of the Website

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Flakenstraße 29-31
15537 Erkner
Tel.: +49 3362 793-0
Fax: +49 3362 793-111

represented by the Director Prof. Dr. Heiderose Kilper

Webmaster and Layout

Jan Zwilling and Dr. Ralph Richter (IRS)

Responsibility for the Content

Dr. Ralph Richter and Prof. Dr. Gabriela Christmann (IRS)

Copyright and Responsibility Declaration

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Despite careful examination the publisher of this website does not take responisibility for the content of websites to which this website links. The responsibility of the content of linked websites lies completely with their respective publishers. 

Data Protection

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