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The empowering people. Award Announces Call for Applications

November 5, 2015

The “empowering people. Award” presented by Siemens Stiftung aims to identify simple and appropriate technological innovations with business potential and make them visible and accessible to all. A new award has been announced and applications are due November 30, 2015. Winners receive $5,000-$50,000 EUR, international promotion and global public relations support, as well as access to a global network that offers know-how, insights, and connections.

“Putting such inventions in an international spotlight, making their social impact potential visible fosters a climate of cooperation between developer and user on the ground. As members of the empowering people. Network, the showcased projects are also supported through virtual and regional workshops, training and coaching.”

Applications will be evaluated according to: potential of project to help solve basic supply problems; technical feasibility with regard to resources at hand, functionality and reliability in local conditions, (social) business concept regarding job creation and replicability; financial sustainability potential; environmental performance.

Learn more and apply for the Award at the Empowering People Network.