Launch event European Social Innovation Competition 2018

The European Social Innovation Competition promotes and supports social innovation in Europe. On 20 March 2018, we will launch the sixth edition of the competition by announcing the theme of this year and officially opening the competition to entries.


Time

14:00 - 19:00

Location
Station F: 5, Parvis Alan Turing, Parijs

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EUSIC 2017

One of the judges during the EUSIC Academy in 2017.

Maker: Victor Luengo

Rights:

20 March 2018

At the launch event we will announce the theme for this year and officially open the competition to entries. Join us at this event in Paris and register here for your free ticket.

Each year, the European Social Innovation Competition++EUSICThe European Social Innovation Competition is an initiative of the DG Growth of the European Commission, and is organised by Nesta, Kennisland, Ashoka, ENoLL and Scholz & Friends. The competition promotes and supports social innovation in Europe and provides a platform for leading European innovators to support new initiatives, help them develop further and to learn from each other. offers four prizes of € 50,000 each for the best ideas to tackle a social problem faced by communities across Europe. The launch event will kick off the competition by showcasing social innovation projects in Paris and act as a forum to discuss the major issues around this year’s chosen topic. We’re bringing together Europe’s brightest innovators, entrepreneurs and policymakers for an afternoon of networking and talks on social innovation in Europe and Paris in particular.

To join us for the launch of the 2018 European Social Innovation Competition you can register here. Speakers include representatives from Ashoka France, OuiShare, SenseCube and Voxe.org as well as the European Commission. A full list of speakers will be shared shortly on this website.

Sign up to the European Social Innovation Competition’s newsletter, to get regular information about the competition, find out how to submit your idea, learn about the exciting projects which entered this year, meet the inspiring innovators of 2018 and much more.

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