The ceremony marks the culmination of this year’s ++More information Check out our project page for more information about the Competition and this year’s theme.
, to improve the opportunities for young people in a changing economy.
Following an opening keynote from Buildx, a winner of the 2017 competition, our ++Ten finalistsMeet the ten finalists of the European Social Innovation Competition 2018.
pitch their solutions. You will hear their ideas on how to offer opportunities for young people, react to economic and technical developments, and contribute to youth resilience and opportunities for youth in a local economy. After this there is a debate on the theme. Our master of ceremonies will be Matt Boardman.
At the end of the event, a representative of the European Commission will award this year’s three winners with prizes of € 50,000 each. Also, this year’s Impact Prize will be awarded to the semi-finalist from the 2017 Competition, ++Last year’s competitionRead here more about the winners and finalists of last year’s competition..
PYou will hear their ideas on how to offer opportunities for young people, react to economic and technical developments, and contribute to youth resilience and opportunities for youth in a local economy.lease register here to attend the event.
15.30 Registration, refreshments and meet the finalists at their stand
16.00 Welcome and introduction
16.20 Keynote from Buildx, winner of the 2017 competition
16.30 Getting to know the finalists: pitches by the ten teams
17.00 Debate: how to improve opportunities for youth in a changing economy?
17.45 Networking drinks
18.15 Awards time: Impact Prize for the 2017 semi-finalist having achieved best results, and three awards to the best 2018 entries to RE:THINK LOCAL
18.45 Celebration cocktail and canapés
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