European Award on Social Innovation for Ageing

14.06.2013 Blog

The King Baudouin Foundation in association with La Caixa Foundation & UniCredit Foundation presents “Social Innovation in Ageing – The European Award”. The award will recognize individuals, organizations, and partnerships developing and implementing social innovations in the field of active and healthy ageing. Social innovations respond to social problems and needs in a sustainable and socially accepted way through new or improved solutions.

Awardees will receive € 10.000 (1st place), € 5.000 (2nd place) or € 3.000 (3rd place), sponsored by the King Baudouin Foundation in association with La Caixa Foundation & Unicredit Foundation. The prizes are to be used by the social entrepreneurs to further develop, spread, and scale their solutions.

Application open until 15 July, 2013

Details and the application form can be found here: http://www.changemakers.com/innovationinageing

For questions please contact Alexander Kesselring from the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) kesselring@zsi.at and AGE Platform Europe (AGE) ilenia.gheno@age-platform.eu