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Webinar series on raising venture capital with impact

Recent trends have created an unprecedentedly favourable environment for entrepreneurs working on solutions that are profitable, impactful and scalable. Venture capitalists have taken note that the exacerbating social and environmental challenges will create a huge...

Call for applications: Social Innovation Tournament 2021!

We are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the SIT by increasing the amount of the awards! The 15 Finalists will compete for a 1st prize of €75 000 and a 2nd prize of €30 000 in the two categories,  the General Category and the Special Category (in 2021 sustainable...

Plastic pollution solution

Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this series read about the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social entrepreneurs. In...

A rolling steam factory for safer farming

Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we resume our stories about the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

Soft as a cloud

    Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best...

A digital map for the visually impaired

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

How to make water out of thin air?

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

A new definition for worker bees

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

Webinar “Business and human rights”

    The notion of business sustainability changed forever when new forms of modern slavery within the supply chains of well-known multinationals became public. Nowadays, to embed human rights due diligence throughout a company's value chain is considered a fundamental...

Digital Literacy Bootcamp is back!

The Digital Literacy Bootcamp is back! Every Tuesday at 11:00 CEST starting 8 September until 13 October, microfinance specialists can join a webinar and learn about indispensable digital solutions for microfinance institutions (MFIs). The sessions will be dedicated...

SIT Alumni showcased at EVPA conference 2020

SIT Alumni showcased at EVPA conference 2020

How have innovative impact ventures responded to the challenges of COVID-19? On 22 September, from 15:30 to 16:30, eight SIT Alumni will present their innovative solutions online at the annual conference of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA),...