Deadline: 25 November 2016
Open to: design students and professionals without age limit
Award: best design Euros 3,000 and second best Euros 1,000
Andreu World has recently launched their 16th annual International furniture Design Contest and registration is currently open for 2016. The competition is open to both design students and to professionals, without an age limit. Participants are invited to submit new designs for a wooden chair and/or table.
Seating: The main material used shall be Beech wood, Oak wood or Walnut. Chairs may be upholstered to a greater or lesser extent, if considered appropriate and veneered board or plywood;
Tables: The main material used shall be Beech wood, Oak wood or Walnut. Tables may be veneered board or plywood. The... Read More »
Deadline: 15 July 2016
Open to: students and professionals from the ages of 18 to 35
Awards: free registration to the Global Peter Drucker Forum, EUR 1,000 prize money for 1st prize winners in the two categories and a one-year-all-access subscription to Harvard Business Review
The Global Peter Drucker Challenge organized by the Peter Drucker Society Europe and aims at raising awareness of the works and humanistic values of Peter Drucker among young people – the new generation poised to build on a management philosophy that puts the human being at its center. The competition is designed to complement and enrich the interdisciplinary exchange of views and ideas at the Global Peter Drucker Forum.
Peter Drucker Challenge invite you to submit... Read More »
Deadline: 13 May 2016
Open to: interested startups
Award: access to tools and people that can help speeding-up the process of bringing your IOT innovation
Startup Europe is a European Commission initiative that aims to strengthen the business environment for web and ICT entrepreneurs so that their ideas and business can start and grow in the EU. Startup Scaleup is a Pan-European IoT Accelerator that aims to provide a greater range and quality of services to ambitious entrepreneurs who want to launch and grow companies focused on the Internet of Things (IoT). Startup Scaleup is a 6 month accelerator program, enabling accepted startups to receive mentorship and support from the brightest IOT people in the World.
Startup Scaleup is a no-strings attached... Read More »
Deadline: 1 February 2016
Open to: filmmakers all around the world
Prizes: a free 4-day professional Comic-Con memberships will be granted to those appearing to discuss the film (limit 3), plus one adult guest membership for each speaker
Comic-Con International, San Diego began in 1970 when a group of comics, movie, and science fiction fans — including the late Shel Dorf, Ken Krueger, and Richard Alf — banded together to put on the first comic book convention in southern California. Comic-Con started as a one-day “minicon,” called San Diego’s Golden State Comic-Minicon, on March 21, 1970 at the U.S. Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego.
In 2016, the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (“CCI: IFF”) celebrates it’s twelfth year as a juried event.... Read More »
Deadline: 1 February 2016
Open to: filmmakers worldwide
Prizes: the total cash prize is EUR 9,500, of which EUR 5,000 are reserved for the Grand Prix awards for the best short and feature animated films
The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb, established in 1972, is the second oldest film festival in the world completely dedicated to animation. Launched thanks to the global reputation of the filmmakers sprung from the Zagreb School of Animation, founded based on the decision of ASIFA, International Animated Film Association, Zagreb Film production company and City of Zagreb, Animafest Zagreb takes place every year early in June. Until 2005 the festival was held biennially, and afterwards continued in the annual rhythm, devoting even years to... Read More »
Deadline: 11 November 2015
Open to: photo journalists around the world
Prizes: USD 1,000 for Best Portfolio; USD 750 for first place Rich Mahan Student Portfolio; USD 500 for best in show; 100 awarded to all first place winners
The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, America’s longest continuously operating photojournalism conference, was founded in 1973 by a group of photojournalists representing newspapers, magazines and wire services. A 501(c)(3) organization, the Seminar promotes the highest standards of photojournalism through an annual educational conference and photography contest judged by working photographers and editors.
The goal of the seminar is to promote high standards of photojournalism through an annual educational conference and competition. The picture categories are: spot news, general news, feature, sports action, sports feature, portrait/personality, news picture story, international... Read More »
Deadline: 10 October 2015
Open to: young people on Erasmus or studying abroad
Prizes: interrail tickets, amazon giftcards, free participation at AEGEE’S summer university project
AEGEE (Association des États Généraux des Étudiants de l’Europe) is one of Europe’s biggest interdisciplinary student organisations. As a non-governmental, politically independent, and non-profit organisation AEGEE is open to students and young people from all faculties and disciplines.
Lifestyle in Mobility is a collaborative research project of the Catholic University of Milan, the student association AEGEE Europe and Cardiff University. The overall project aims to investigate health behaviours among Study Abroad students.The present informed consent sheet describes a research study based on a questionnaire administered to study abroad students at predeparture, while abroad and once returned to their home... Read More »
Deadline: 27 September 2015
Open to: applicants under the age of 35 from all over the world
Prize: cash prize of EUR 1,500, a GYMC15 Champion Trophy and trip to Paris, France
The Global Challenges Youth Music Contest (GYMC) is an online music video competition for young people organized by International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches (IAAI), a Civil Society Organization based in Klagenfurt/Austria in cooperation with UNESCO Management of Social Transformation (MOST) programme, UNFCCC Climate Secretariat and other partners.
The overall objective of the Global Challenges Youth Music Contest is to use the power of music to promote the understanding of the importance of global challenges – like e.g. climate change – for every global citizen and to engage young people in activities that contribute to global and local public good in the context of goals and programs... Read More »
Deadline: 18 November 2015
Open to: the candidate cities must be established in an EU Member State or in a country associated to Horizon 2020 and have a population above 100,000 inhabitants
Prize: first place EUR 950,000, second place EUR 100,000, third place EUR 50,000
After the success of the first edition of the European Capital of Innovation Award in 2014, the European Commission has launched a second, even more ambitious, edition to celebrate the European city which is building the best “innovation ecosystem”- connecting citizens, public organizations, academia, and business – with a view to helping the city scale up its efforts in this field.
It will aim to provide European level recognition to those cities that make the most to promote... Read More »
Deadline: 17 August 2015
Open to: a person who has a compelling story of migration and has contributed significantly to his/her original home country, transit or host country
Prizes: USD 2,000
The #Migrant Heroes is a international organization for migration.
The #MigrantHeroes Smartphone Film Competition is a new IOM initiative to collect films shot on smartphones that tell migrant stories from around the world. Selected films will compete for the 5th Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival (OISFF)’s special “Migrant Heroes Prize.” IOM is officially sponsoring the OISFF in 2015.
The competition will go public through social media platforms under the tag #MigrantHeroes and #OISFF. It will nominate submitted films as candidates for the festival’s special Migrant Heroes Prize of USD2000, and for... Read More »