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25 Mar 2015
NEW EUROPEAN SOCIAL INNOVATION COMPETITION - 2015 ed.
Seeking "NEW WAYS TO GROW": €50 000 in prize money for the top three projects presented by MAY 8, 2015

SMART INNO Project fully supports Project Beneficiaries, Stakeholders and supporters to participate to the last edition of European Social Innovation Competition, with the aim of assist a new generation of UE SOCIAL INNOVATORS. The Competition, launched on March 23 2015, seeks to come up with game changing ideas which can represents ad advance in Europe's GROWTH MODEL, for example

  • Challenge the assumptions upon which economic growth is usually conceived (e.g. the trend for sharing and collaborative economy);
  • Question supply chain, production and delivery modes, or use of mainstream products or services (e.g. circular economy);
  • Conceive new technologies or propose smarter use of existing technologies for the benefit of society (e.g. internet of things or 3D-printing);
  • Generate new solutions and approaches for societal challenges of today and the future.

A prize of €50 000 will be awarded to each of the top 3 ideas in Brussels in November 2015 as well as a strong mentoring component is foreseen for semi-finalists to progress their ideas.

The Competition is open to everyone (individuals or legal entities except public administrations) resident in EU Member States and countries participating in the Horizon 2020 programme, from all sources and sectors, and all types of organisations including for-profit, non-for-profit, or private companies.

For more information, please visit the official link:

http://ec.europa.eu/growth/industry/innovation/policy/social/competition/ 

 

We wish you success!

FB1 - UCV Team