The Latin America, Brazil and Europe regions chose the three projects that would be representing them in the grand final held on October 10 in Madrid. There are a total of 9 initiatives which stand out for their social impact and their major potential for successful implementation. If you missed it, live the grand finale event and meet the 3 winners of this 2nd edition.
The grand final took place on 9 and 10 October, an event in which the finalists had to demonstrate the potential and ability of their projects to achieve a transformative effect on the lives of the many people around us. In order to do so, the teams receiveded coaching over the last few months and were working on their presentations to convince the judging panel to choose their projects.
On the 9th, eleven people were in charge of selecting the three most innovative and transformative projects from among the 9 finalists. All of the panel have proven experience in the business world, in the implementation of projects, collaborative initiatives and social media technologies. They are professionals within the Social Innovation ecosystem who are very familiar with the features that these projects and their teams should possess in order for their initiatives to have the greatest possible positive effect on our society.
The participants in each category had to persuade the members of the judging panel that their project was the best one and they only had 10 minutes in which to do so. All the projects were worthy of winning, however, in the grand final the preparation and the ability to sum up and convey the project's essence will be essential to the outcome. On October 10, they announced the impact of their initiatives in the Grand Final where the names of the three winning projects were announced.
You can live this exciting final in which citizens' initiatives unite with technology in order to provide solutions to real problems.
The selected projects to grand final were: