Socialchallenges.eu is a platform aiming at creating a marketplace where actual social challenges can meet powerful and innovative solutions. A space where the work among different players make the European Social Ecosystem vibrant and collaborative. Where a challenge is transformed into a new business opportunity.
The Platform supports committed Public Authorities, Private Companies, Third Sector Organisations in defining, prioritising social and environmental challenges, and uploading them onto the platform It encourages the participation of social innovators, startups and SMEs to identify, fund, co-develop and test concrete solutions to these needs.
SocialChallenges.eu will disburse its grant fund of €2.400.000 through an open call for proposals. Applications may only be submitted via the Social Challenges Innovation Platform (http://www.socialchallenges.eu). Please note applications must be submitted in English. A grant of EUR 30,000 will be allocated to each of the 81 successful grant applications. The 2nd cut-off date goes from January 15th 2018 to April 15th 2018. At that time, the solutions that have been proposed for those challenges that have been online for at least 90 days and have received at least 3 solutions will be evaluated.