The European Social Innovation Competition 2023
The European Social Innovation Competition 2023 will focus on ‘Fighting energy poverty’ – Repower EU.
The European Social Innovation Competition 2023 will support proposed solutions coming from social innovators to fight energy poverty in the broadest sense. Therefore, proposed solutions can focus for example on aspects related to monitoring, awareness raising, specific target groups, pricing models, production, consumption and energy savings, renovations, energy community and joint investments, or investments among others.
In this context, social innovations could result in a new or adapted service or business model or technologic development. The competition will look for technological and non-technological social innovations. The competition will have a particular focus on breakthrough, market-creating and deep-tech innovations embracing the objectives of this year’s edition, which will contribute to fighting energy poverty and, consequently, will have a positive impact on citizens’ lives and local prosperity.
The European Social Innovation Competition aims at raising awareness about social innovation across a wide audience, sparking the creation of new socially innovative ideas creating a network of like-minded practitioners, and supporting finalists to transform their ideas into structured businesses.