Pitches

Selected for grant

The following Pitches, made to Closed Challenges in this Place, have been selected to receive a €30k grant and six months of mentoring to develop their project further.

RuralVive

Last edited on 20/12/2017

RuralVive - Agência para o Desenvolvimento Rural

for Boosting rural areas and building thriving rural communities

RuralVive is a differentiating project for the country side in the sense that it will enhance its singularities, make the equipment and resources profitable, but above all it will be a bet on innovation factors that although it may not have components of technology will certainly have components of Investigation and development.


Submitted pitches

Entrepreneurs and social innovators recently submitted the following Pitches for these Challenges

Challenge: Boosting rural areas and building thriving rural communities

Embrioo.com

Last edited on 21/12/2017

Embrioo.com

Submitted to Boosting rural areas and building thriving rural communities

Embrioo.com is an open innovation platform that can boost creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovations, and can potentially keep home 30-40% of young people, or socially integrate diverse social groups and communities (migrants, marginal, elder linked to business).

“IDEAS FOR TOMORROW’S WORLD”

Last edited on 21/12/2017

Sustainica

Submitted to Boosting rural areas and building thriving rural communities

We help people with bright business ideas and early-stage startups to learn, set up and grow their businesses. In addition we empower location partners to become agents of economic development, innovation and social inclusion.

Collaboratively Boosting Rural Areas

Last edited on 21/12/2017

Kuorum

Submitted to Boosting rural areas and building thriving rural communities

We will apply collaborative policy making strategies to help the City Council of Pampilhosa da Serra to build thriving rural communities.

Fostering entrepreneurial behaviour in the school

Last edited on 22/12/2017

Freethinkers Consulting, Lda

Submitted to Boosting rural areas and building thriving rural communities

Children are in their essence entrepreneurs (on a broad sense - ability to find solutions for problems and act to solve them). The education process soon moderate that entrepreneurial spirit with standard ways to solve problems. What we propose is training for teachers to, under controlled environment and with appropriate knowledge, allow young students nourish their entrepreneurial spirit and skills.