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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

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Employment, Skills

From the ground to concrete solutions: Brain Drain & Lack of Innovation - A Social Challenge for Messina


Deadline: 15/07/2018

Messina faces today major problems of unemployment that is one of the causes of the local brain drain. INNESTA is looking for solutions able to valorize young talents in the local entrepreneurial context, therefore revitalizing the innovation potential of the local companies. How can we stop young to leave our country to find a job and allow the local entrepreneurs to engage the new generations?