PERFORM – Performing and Responsive Social Sciences › European Social Innovation Competition 2017 in Athens
The 2017 European Social Innovation Competition will be launched in Athens on 28 February 2017.
PERFORM offers to sponsor two teams to participate in the launch with a view of actually competing for the award by submitting a proposal by mid-2017. The organisers of the European Social Innovation Competition will select three projects and fund them with up to 50,000 Euro.
This year’s competition will be looking for social innovations that allow everyone equally to seize the opportunities offered by digital transformation and technological change.
How to apply for the support for participating in the launch event in Athens?
PERFORM invites interdisciplinary teams of up to three members (preferably information technology, social sciences/humanities, civil society) to apply with a one-page outline of their idea for a proposal to the European Social Innovation Competition with CVs of the team members by Monday 20 February, 10.00h.
PERFORM will inform applicants about the results of their application by Wednesday 22 February. Eligible are teams from Serbia and Albania. Applications from Serbia should be sent to PERFORM-Serbia@helvetas.org, applications from Albania to PERFORM-Albania@helvetas.org.
PERFORM will cover costs of travel and accommodation in Athens. For more details on the competition, please visit: https://goo.gl/mcyO3X.
PERFORM is a project of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), implemented by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation and University of Fribourg.
The overall goal of the project is to focus on strengthening the relevance of social sciences for social-economic and political reforms. For more information on the project, visit www.perform.network