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Awards Ceremony of the Second European Social Innovation Competition Published on: 28/03/2014, Last update: 16/06/2015

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Event date: 20/05 > 20/05/2014
Location: Arsenal
Chaussée de Wavre 950 - 1040 Brussels - (Belgium)
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Join us and celebrate the 3 winners of the Second European Social Innovation Competition!

The Ceremony will take place on 20 May 2014 at Arsenal, a former military headquarters turned into a conference facility. The venue is easily accessible by metro (Station Pétillon, Line 5) and by car (five-minute drive from the European district). The event is expected to start at 14.30 and close at 18.30, with lunch before and cocktail afterwards – consult the programme  (671 KB).

The Ceremony will mark the culmination of the Competition. From the 1,254 entries received to tackle the Job Challenge, the European Commission will award the 3 best ideas with a prize of €30,000 each from the 10 finalists which have been selected.

The Ceremony will also conclude 2 days dedicated to social innovation in Brussels. On 19 May and 20 May (morning) the Commission is organising a Social Policy Innovation Conference to present the new Employment and Social Innovation programme and to explore ways to translate social innovation into systemic change.

If you would like to attend the Ceremony, please register via the registration form.