September 23, 2019

10 of the best ideas from across Europe on Challenging Plastic Waste

The Finalists of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition are announced Launched in memory of social innovation pioneer Diogo Vasconcelos, the European Social Innovation Competition is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all EU Member States and Horizon 2020 associated countries. Now in its 7th year, the Competition acts as a beacon […]

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August 16, 2019

How the European Social Innovation Competition is fostering collaborative leadership for today’s biggest challenges

In the midst of July, 30 busy teams of promising entrepreneurs from across Europe cleared their schedule to immerse themselves in the Academy programme of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition.

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August 13, 2019

The Importance of Impact Measurement in Social Innovation

The European Social Innovation Competition 2019 moved into its second phase after the announcement of this year’s 30 Semi-Finalists. Alongside this the 2019 Impact Prize is also open for applicants until 16th August.

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June 25, 2019

How to challenge plastic waste – 30 ideas from across Europe now compete for €50,000 award

From compostable diapers to recyclable building material: meet the 30 Semi-Finalists across 19 European countries that have been selected for the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition: Challenging Plastic Waste.

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May 23, 2019

Our expert Judging Panel meet to assess the Challenging Plastic Waste entries

The 2019 Judging Panel came together for the first this week to choose this year’s 30 Semi-Finalists.

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March 28, 2019

Innovators who are Challenging Plastic Waste across the globe

In anticipation of the end of the Competition’s entry period Thursday 4th April 2019, 12:00:00 noon (CET), we have explored some exciting initiatives from around the world that are already doing great work in this field.

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March 18, 2019

How can we Challenge Plastic Waste?

The 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition will reward the most innovative approaches to reducing plastic waste and improving re-use and recycling of plastic at a systemic level – but how exactly could this be done?

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March 7, 2019

Challenging Plastic Waste launches in Ljubljana

The 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition opened last week with a day of talks, debates and workshops based around innovative ideas to reduce levels of plastic waste. 

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February 25, 2019

The 2019 European Social Innovation Competition is now open!

We launched today at Cankarjev Dom in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This year we are looking for ideas that reduce plastic waste through improving existing processes or through introducing brand-new products and initiatives.

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