The Social Innovation Tournament recognises and supports the best European social entrepreneurs. It is organised in a different country every year to reward and sponsor European entrepreneurs whose primary purpose is to generate a social, ethical or environmental impact.
Four prizes are awarded by a jury of specialists from the academic and business world: general category and special category first and second place prizes of EUR 50 000 and EUR 20 000 respectively.
inBelly (Sweden/Lithuania), Mat-tecentrum (Sweden) and Recicleta (Romania), were the winners of the second edition of the Social Innovation Tournament held in Budapest on Thursday 17 October 2013 at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
Hand-in-Scan (Hungary) and Piano C (Italy) were the winners of the first edition of the EIB Institute’s Social Innovation Tournament held on Thursday 29 November 2012 in Luxembourg.