Deadline: 31 July 2018
The European Commission is seeking nominations for “Horizon Prize for Social Innovation” to improve the mobility of older people by providing innovative mobility solutions allowing them to maintain independence and actively participate in social life.
With the prize on Aging Population, the European Union would like to bring about novel ways to respond to issues and opportunities of aging, and ensure a good quality of life and well-being of the elderly, and make active ageing a reality by keeping older people healthy, independent and fulfilled, including life satisfaction and social activities.
While the main target group is the elderly (aged 65+), the solutions developed in the context of this contest may also be beneficial to other parts of the population, such as people with reduced mobility.
- Obesity in children
- Aging population
- Immigrants in the labour market
- Women entrepreneurship and women-led enterprises
- Citizens for clean energy
One first prize of EUR 1,000,000 and four prizes of EUR 250,000 each (thus 2 M€ in total).
The contest is open to any legal entity (including natural persons) or group of legal entities established in an EU Member State or in a country associated to Horizon 2020.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted via given website.
Eligible Country: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Moldova, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Ukraine, Tunisia, Georgia, Armenia
For more information, please visit Horizon Prize for Social Innovation.