Call for submissions: European Social Innovation Competition 2017

European Social Innovation Competition 2017

European Social Innovation Competition 2017

The call for submissions for the 2017 European Social Innovation Competition is now open. This event, organized by the European Commission, seeks to promote equality in the region through the adoption of innovative approaches to technology, digital inclusion, connectivity and skills development.

Participants are encouraged to submit their projects related to topics such as: inclusive technologies and business models, empowerment of disadvantaged people to gain access to employment and entrepreneurship resources, sharing ICT skills to shape the digital economy and solutions to protect low skilled workers in the labor market, among others.

The competition is open for people and organizations from the European Union and countries participating in the European Horizon 2020 program. The deadline for submission is 7 April 2017, results will be presented in October. Mentoring and networking opportunities will be provided for all the participants

Sources: Charity Digital News