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Wise Greece receives the Great taste 2019 award!

Congratulations on their success to another one of Social Challenges Innovation Platform participant.

Four entrepreneurs secure follow-up after Social Challenges project

First successful results of the Social Challenges project come to light!

Receiving funding to bring innovations to market!

InnoStars names 15 innovative healthcare start-ups as recipients of 2019 EIT Health Headstart support

E-pitch Session

THIS AFTERNOON - "Impact investing, ESIL e-pitching session #3" will see 5 of our grantees pitching in front of European Business Angels and Impact Investors!

A doctor in your pocket!

Viviana Peretto tells you how!

Making social impact in Europe

Social Challenges at the EU Industry Days!

A look into Social Challenges projects

Social Challenges Innovation platform gave more than 500 projects the opportunity to win grants for social entrpreneurship!

European Social Innovation Competition

The 2019 European Social Innovation Competition will launch next week in Ljubljana!

It's SOCHANGE time!

Join us in Brussels for the second camp and the final event of the Social Challenges Innovation Platform!

Social Innovation - Making it happen

Celebrate with us –champagne breakfast event


DIY Science Lab invited young creative developers, artists, designers, IT and business professionals, university students or researchers who are sensitive to the environmental health problems of urban life and are ready to work in a team and make it great and useful.


ADITESS proposes the development of the SYNDRAMO platform!

From Pubs to Hubs!

Pubs key to a familiar neighbourhood!

Accessibility for everyone & everywhere

"This activity can expand their self-expression tools and also it is usable in rehabilitation and movement therapy programs as a training."

Aperitivo at Connect Cafè Napoli

In the heart of the Quartieri Spagnoli, integration and entrepreneurship meet through the narration of ethnic food. Stories of migrants and travelers discovering the world's dishes.

Key findings from the Social Challenges Platform

Analysis of the Platform’s first three Calls demonstrates that cities and regions can use challenge-based innovation to both meet social challenges and stimulate SME growth.

Public session Challenge Entrepreneurship Boost for youngsters

On October 18th 2018 a public session was organized in Toulon (France) to announce to the local community the results of the challenge Entrepreneurship Boost for youngsters.

Social Challenges Stories

Over the past few months we've taken a video camera with us as we held our first Social Challenges Camp and visited some of the cities and regions participating in the Platform.


Here the list of entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs and other organisations that have been selected and granted to tackle the European social challenges promoted through the platform during the third call for solutions.

Evaluation of Social Challenges: 3rd Round

Results will be published online on 30th of September

Opportunity for UK entrepreneurs to collaborate with start-ups from across the world!

We are proud to introduce Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs - a FREE global exchange programme for UK start-up businesses. This programme offers the chance to collaborate with entrepreneurs across Europe, New York, Israel and Singapore.

The deadline is approaching: Make your pitch NOW!

Just few weeks before the closure of the third call. Be sure to be part of the innovation process and apply now!


Here the list of entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs and other organisations that have been selected and granted to tackle the European social challenges promoted through the platform during the second call for solutions.