Are you a company looking for an innovative way to support your company? Are you a city government or an NGO with a problem that an entrepreneur could solve? The Social Challenges Innovation Platform is no longer accepting applications, however, you can run your own challenge via your own Innovation Platform – see the Innovation Platform website for more details or get in touch with us at email@example.comHow does this Platform help Entrepreneurs and Social Innovators?
The deadlines for the Challenges, below, have passed. Each attracted Pitches, some of which are now beeing developed into solutions as part of the Social Challenges Platform
Youth Living and Building
Every year there are leaving more youngsters than there are moving into the province of Friesland (between 1500 and 2200). Youngsters are leaving in most cases because of school and work. The foundation Jong & Ondernemend Fryslân wants to find a solution to keep all those talented young people in the province.
Smart cities, Mobility
What innovative legal/social or technical instrument will help SpareSpace find & trigger hidden entrepreneurship and improve local economies?
Gender, Social inclusion Sport, Leisure and Culture
To preserve local pubs in small villages in the North of the Netherlands to improve viability of rural areas.
Refugees, Migration Work and Training
The connection between the integration and economic independence of immigrants asks for a new approach and instruments in Friesland. There is a need of developing your own competences and talents in relation to the new culture the immigrants settle in. There is a need of empowerment and re-discovering own competences, in relation to what the region can offer.
How can we as Patyna develop a sustainable care system for the elderly in small settlements, in cooperation with members of the community?