The “Empowering People Award” aims to identify simple and appropriate technical innovations with business potential and make them visible and accessible to everyone.
This is a global call out to submit practical innovations.
Following the first competition in 2012/2013, the Award is again on the lookout for appropriate technologies to improve basic supply in crucial areas. Inventors and social entrepreneurs are called upon to submit their simple tech innovations and related business strategies in eight categories.
Siemens Stiftung has, since the last contest, developed a comprehensive and growing Solutions Database showcasing the most promising innovations. Putting such inventions in an international spotlight, making their social impact potential visible fosters a climate of cooperation between developer and
The Siemens Stiftung will honour the 1st prize-winner with a sum of 50,000 EUR. The second prize is valued at 30,000 EUR, the third at 20,000 EUR and a further 5,000 EUR will be awarded to 20 runners up. A Community Prize will also be awarded with a prize of hardware to the value of 5,000 Euro.
The winners will further receive promotion on an international scale with global public relations activities ensuring wide visibility. They will become members of an international Network that offers essential support, valuable know-how, helpful insights and connections.
Deadline: November 30, 2015
How to Apply
Read more about the empowering people award 2015
Visit empowering people. Award 2015 portal to apply