We are pleased to announce that the 5th edition of the Fundación MAPFRE Awards for Social Innovation boosted by IE University has already commenced and is currently open for applications! In pursuit of continuing promoting transformative social projects that create new trends and resources for society, this year Fundación MAPFRE is donating a €40,000 cash prize to 3 illustrious winners, each one participating in the categories of Senior Economy or “Ageingnomics” (beneficiaries should be between 55-75 y/o), Prevention & Mobility, and Health Improvement & Digital Technology (e-Health). Finalists will also receive mentoring and coaching (winners) sessions by mentors from the IE University Business School, international exposure, media coverage, and full access to Red Innova, a global community of social innovators. Moreover, if sanitary conditions allow it, all travel and accommodation expenses will be covered for regional finalists to attend the Final Gala in Madrid in April 2022.

We are summoning applicants from all over Europe, LATAM (Latin America), and Brazil to join us and compete in this new edition which will be, once again, fostered by participants’ drive for change, call for inclusion, and aim towards social transformation worldwide.

DEADLINE to apply is 15th of November 2021. Follow the hyperlinks to know more about the awards, to verify if your project (or others you might know of) meets the requirements, and apply now! #SCALINGYOURIMPACT – Register here: FM Awards 2021-2022.

Any doubts? Sign up for our Info-Sessions starting the week of October 25th! Info-Sessions will be available in 3 different languages (English, Portuguese, and Spanish), you’ll be able to talk to winners from previous editions and sort out all possible doubts during this interactive online discussion panel. Register here: Infosessions 2021.

About the Author: Marianne Rubio has recently graduated from the Master of Customer Experience and Innovation at IE and is now the Community Design Lead at the IE Center for Social Innovation and Sustainability based in Madrid. Marianne is responsible for curating captivating content for all members of the social innovation ecosystem, organizes interactive networking activities, and acts as a bridge or point of contact between all community members, specially, within Red Innova, a global community of social innovators that have participated and competed in the Fundación MAPFRE Awards for Social Innovation boosted by IE.

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