Seat in the Jury of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition: Challenging Plastic Waste


Title: European Social Innovation Competition 2019, also known as the Diogo Challenge

Duration: March 2019 - ongoing

Partner: European Commission


Description: Ladeja Godina Košir was invited to become a member of the international jury who will pick the finalists and winners of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition. The jury convened for the first time in Brussels, May 23 2019 to pick 30 semi-finalists. Keep following our News section to be updated on how the project is progressing!

About the competition:

Launched in memory of social innovation pioneer Diogo Vasconcelos, the European Social Innovation Competition is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all EU Member States and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries. Now in its 7th year, the Competition acts as a beacon for social innovators in Europe, employing a proven methodology for supporting early-stage ideas and facilitating a network of radical innovators shaping society for the better. Each year the Competition is based around a different issue facing Europe. This year, the focus is on Challenging Plastic Waste. The competition is supported by a consortium of partners led by Nesta Challenges.

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