SozialMarie Prize for Social Innovation

Deadline: 24 January 2017
Open to: projects that design and implement socially innovative solutions to societal challenges
Award: 1st place: EUR 15.000; 2nd place: EUR 10.000; 3th place: EUR 5000 (and 12 projects will be awarded with EUR 2000)

Description

For the 13th time SozialMarie will be awarded. The award is open for projects that design and implement socially innovative solutions to societal challenges. The prizes honour the best amongst them. Last year, almost 280 applications have reached us from Austria, Czechia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and Slovakia. 15 projects were awarded SozialMarie prizes on 1st of May 2016. 

SozialMarie is growing. From now on, projects from all over Slovakia can be submitted. This year, all projects are to also be submitted in English so as to facilitate international exchange of knowledge and experience.

Eligibility

  • Submission of projects must be in two languages: in the national language and, separately, in English;
  • All attachments must also be in the two languages;
  • Machine translations will not be accepted. Exception: for Poland, Croatia, Slovenia and Germany, an English version will suffice;
  • The submitted project must be implemented in Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic or Slovakia. If it is implemented in Poland, Croatia, Slovenia or Germany, it must not be further than 300 km (as the crow flies) away from Vienna.

Award

The winner projects will be awarded: 1st place: EUR 15.000; 2nd place: EUR 10.000; 3th place: EUR 5.000 (and 12 projects will be awarded with EUR 2.000)

How to apply?

In order to apply please submit your project.

For more information please visit the official web page.