José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, attends the launch of the European Social Innovation Competition in Lisbon
Première transmission: 01/10/2012
Fin de production: 01/10/2012
The President of the European Commission José Manuel Durão Barroso launch the Europe Social Innovation Prize. The launch event take place in Lisbon at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
The prize competition aims at raising awareness of social innovation's potential to foster growth, entrepreneurship and provide solutions for today's challenges. It will engage businesses, social economy and citizens in Europe in a huge range of sectors, thereby creating new connections and job opportunities. It will also include a strong mentoring component that will benefit not only the winners but also the contestants having submitted the best ideas. The award ceremony is expected to take place in May 2013.
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||Arrival of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC and his wife (5 shots)
||The launch event (7 shots)
||SOUNDBITE José Manuel Barroso (Portuguese)- " For Europe exit more strong from this difficult time, we must promote more than before, a new model of grow based on driving forces of knowledge and innovation.
I think that often we talk about crises but never we take all consequences from that crises, is if we lend itself a tribute to the spirit of the times, saying that exist a crises, but lock that we want still living like that crises don't ever happen.
Like Europe and the World did not have to draw the lessons of what this crisis teaches us, the way we can adapt in a contest much more difficult than we knew in the past.
The essential question is " How to maintain and if possible further develop a social market economy on the context of globalization that is more negative"
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||Twitter time (8 shots)