One candidate will be awarded with the ‘Ramón Molinas prize for best project with social impact’.
The jury of #SpinUOC 2019, made up of eleven academics and professionals linked to entrepreneurship and the IT sector, have selected the eight finalists in the seventh edition of the awards. Alblin, by Felipe de Abajo Aragón; ApplicAid, by Pelumi Fadare; Chordata, by Flavia Laurencich; DICUS, by Lorena Jané; Go Zero Waste App, by Martí Morató; KidneyApp, by Carles Bonet; SeniorDomo, by Ángel Puertas; and Woman’s Back, by Eulàlia Costa have been selected as the projects that best encourage innovation, the transfer of knowledge and entrepreneurship within the Open University of Catalonia community.
In an event that will take place on the 13th June at the Antigua Fábrica de Estrella Damm, the finalists will present their initiatives in less than five minutes in front of an audience of 200 people. Attendees include leading figures and organisations that are able to implement or promote the projects in their fields. Registration to attend the #SpinUOC 2019 event is open.
‘Ramón Molinas prize for best project with social impact’
One finalist will receive the ‘Ramón Molinas prize for best project with social impact’. Worth 2,000 euros, for the second consecutive year the prize will be awarded to the idea that has the most positive impact on society and that can bring about the greatest social transformation and progress.
#SpinUOC 2019 will also award prizes in two more categories: the ‘Prize for the best entrepreneurial project’, which will recognise the most innovative idea and award the winner 3,000 euros, and the ‘Audience award for best presentation’, which will allow event attendees to award a prize to the candidate with the best presentation, and is worth 2,000 euros.
After the presentations and awards ceremony, the finalists participated in the SpinMeetings, a series of ten-minute meetings with stakeholders interested in getting a deeper understanding of the projects and their leaders.
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