Due Date: March 7, 2019

Applications are open for the European Financial Investment Bank Institute Social Development Competition 2019 The Social Development Competition acknowledges and supports the very best European social business owners. It is arranged in a various nation every year to reward and sponsor European business owners whose main function is to produce a social, ethical or ecological effect.

All tasks complete for the General Classification and Unique Classification. In 2019, the Unique Classification Prizes will go to tasks concentrating on sustainable usage and sustainable production (consisting of circular economy). Tasks likewise complete for a residency at IRIS (Incubadora Regional de Inovação Social). 2 tasks will be picked to go to INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship program in Fontainebleau, France.

Tasks are normally associated with combating joblessness, marginalisation of disadvantaged neighborhoods and promoting access to education in a wide variety of fields, from education and healthcare to the natural or metropolitan environment, utilizing brand-new innovations, brand-new systems, and brand-new procedures.

Program Information

The competition runs in 2 rounds. A choice committee, made up primarily of EIB Group professionals in development, the environment, and other appropriate disciplines, picks 15 finalists. The finalists are welcomed to a mentoring bootcamp to offer them with the required assistance to settle their propositions. At the last occasion, all the finalists need to provide and safeguard their job to a jury of social development professionals. This year’s Social Development Competition will occur in Dublin, Ireland.

Finalists from all SIT editions enter of the SIT Alumni Network and gain from various training chances such as using to go to an SIT Effect Bootcamp, a full-time executive training course concentrated on scaling, pitching and engagement with financiers, sign up with development grants program, take part in conferences around Europe and network with financiers, endeavor benefactors and structures who can assist their job to scale. Additionally, to check out synergies and complementarities with the growing neighborhood of social business owners supported by the Institute through the SIT, the Institute is supporting the very first social incubator in the North of Portugal (Amarante).


  • All tasks complete for the General Classification and Unique Classification 1st and second Prizes of EUR 50,000 and EUR 20,000 respectively, and a six-month residency at IRIS, the social incubator established in Amarante, Portugal;-LRB- ***************).
  • The winner of the very first Reward in General Classification will likewise gain from an EY mentoring coupon (half-day business-plan fine-tuning used by EY Deal Advisory Solutions in Belgium);-LRB- ***************).
  • In 2019, the Unique Classification Prizes will go to tasks concentrating on sustainable usage and production (consisting of circular economy). No winner might be granted more than one reward.


  • The EIB Institute Competition reacts to the significant requirement for higher focus on Social Development and intends to draw in interest from both non-for-profit and for-profit organisations, primarily from young business owners and social business, business duty departments of private-sector business of any size, NGOs and federal government or city government entities and university neighborhoods. Entries from trainee groups are likewise welcome.
  • Submissions can be at various phases of the job cycle. Propositions can be ingenious concepts which might be carried out within an affordable timespan and have considerable advantages for society, or currently carried out ingenious services with concrete results in regards to social effect which might function as finest practices and replicable designs;-LRB- ***************).
  • All submissions should devote to utilize prospective awards for the function of their proposition.


Your application makes up 3 necessary files:

These files ought to be sent out entirely to [email protected] Files sent out independently will not be considered and for that reason the application will be thought about insufficient.

For more details, go to Social Development Competition

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