This year, AXA has teamed up with Impact Hub, to find one venture anywhere in the world that shares the goal of empowering people to live better lives through risk prevention services with real impact on health and safety.
The winner will receive €50,000 to help scale their initiative, access to AXA executives, in-depth support from an AXA global graduate, a one-week accelerator programme in an EU city to take their initiative to the next level.
Apply by March 24th.Find out more
Starting September 8th, Impact Hub King’s Cross will offer a streamlined, local version of U.Lab: Leading From the Emerging Future to our members and community.
The U.Lab is a program from MITx that develops leadership skills, systemic thinking and collective action. U.Lab is a MOOC designed by the Presencing Institute that incorporates elements such as coaching circles, deep listening, mindfulness and other innovative tools with the aim of co-creating projects for societal change.
The European Social Innovation Competition is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all European countries, now in its fifth year. Organised since 2012 in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos, the competition calls all Europeans to come up with solutions to the problems affecting our society.Find out more
In the Impact Hub Scaling initiative, social entrepreneurs and changemakers across 8 Impact Hubs, in Europe have been able to access expertise, training and mentorship in a twelve month programme designed to take their social businesses to the next level of social impact.
EDUCCKATE has been developed by a transnational consortium specifically set up for the purpose of implementing the project. It involves eleven (11) partners from seven (7) EU Member States with complementary expertise. This 18 month initiative is co-funded by the European Commission to develop innovative training and mentored internship scheme for the support of Higher Education Institutions and businesses.
U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self is an online course with the ambitious aim of addressing the multiple problems facing society and the planet by approaching these issues from new and different perspectives. [members only]
The BENISI partners seek to build a Europe-wide network of networks of incubators for social innovation. This network will proactively identify at least 300 social innovations that are identified with high potential for scaling successfully, and ensure the delivery of necessary support services to those social innovations.
Plastic is definitely one of the most fantastic breakthroughs in history. Its low-cost design, flexibility, indefinite lifespan, unbreakable structure and low weight helped us design many products that increased our standard of living enormously. However, the environmental problems caused by plastic waste are disastrous! The Plastic Fantastic Challenge is a European innovation challenge to reduce plastic packaging waste.