Browse the Challenges which organisations in this City Challenge owners wish solved. Up to three companies with the best Pitch for each Challenge will receive funding and six months of mentoring to develop their solution into a practical, marketable solution. The Challenge Owner will then partner with one to take their solution to the next level. See FAQs: How 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?