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The third call is open!

Published: 4/18/2018
24 new challenges are looking for innovative solutions

The second call of Social Challenges Innovation Platform was closed on Sunday 15th of April at midnight. We received 167 applications that are already published in the website, so everyone can view them. By the end of May the jury will meet again in Brussels to select the ones that will be granted with 30.000 € each to be implemented. Stay tuned!

With no time to lose, the third call is already open with 24 new challenges launched in the platform waiting for innovative and impactful solutions. Entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs have a new opportunity to apply their proposal with the aim to help solving some of the challenges that the actual society is facing on different topics like social inclusion, education, environment, employment, disability or migration, among others. Stimulating and motivating the labor demand from SMEs to refugees in Italy; reducing the use of plastic material in Portugal; or decreasing social marginalization in Sweden are just some examples of the problems aiming to be solved.

The call will be open for the next three months and the deadline to apply the solutions is on July 15th 2018.

Remember that up to the 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 of them, to take the solution to the next level. Take the opportunity and make the change!