Hey all, passing this on from a friend. I hope it’s of interest and a good opportunity for some of you:
Announcing: The Siemens Foundation Empowering People Award
The Empowering People Award is looking for solutions or products which have the potential of social impact for people in developing and emerging countries in the following categories:
- Water & Waste Water
- Food & Agriculture
- Waste Management & Recycling
- Housing & Construction
- Information & Communication Technology
The prizes will be allocated as follows:
1st Prize EUR 50,000.00
2nd Prize EUR 30,000.00
3rd Prize EUR 20,000.00
20 runners up EUR 5,000.00 (each)
Please have a look at the criteria here: http://www.empowering-people-award.siemens-stiftung.org/empowering-people-award/evaluation-criteria/ . This is a great opportunity to receive recognition and funding and I hope you will apply and spread the word about this.
Feel free to spread the word on social media channels, and find the Empowering People Award on Twitter: @emp_ppl_award
And if you have any questions or need any more info, you can follow up with Vallabh Rao (@raovallabh).