Social Impact Award: Winners from 8 countries meet in Vienna

Annina Menzi · 2 min · 20.07.2014

Last week 26 student teams from across Europe (including our Swiss winners TawiPay, RADiesli and Not quite your average kitchen) met in Vienna for the Vision Workshop to collaborate and brainstorm to develop visions for their social enterprises.

The Social Impact Award winners are student social entrepreneurs from 8 European countries and are dedicating their summer vacation to new solutions to societal problems. In 2 busy days, the students were grilled on their projects, received constructive feedback, inputs on media tools, and had fun imagining newspaper headlines 5 years down the road. Whether someone wins the Nobel Peace Prize or not, it was exciting to see the potential benefits coming to society in the next months and years.

The teams from all countries were quite impressive, whether they are working with disabled athletes in Austria, improving the blood supply system in Greece, integrating mentally disabled people into social networks in Czech Republic, or fighting food waste in Switzerland. Check out here more pictures..

We look forward to watching the projects and entrepreneurs develop and are excited about the months ahead!

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Annina is Startup Program Manager & Entrepreneurial Career Lead at Impact Hub Zürich. After having spend time in fields as sociology, event management, ecotourism and economics, Annina entered the startup world through Impact Hub more then four years ago. She is part of the innovation circle and has become the Queen of Summerpreneurship over time. She is also in charge of many other pro...

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  1. […] Bühler, Remo Bebié and Thomas Lehmann, all under 26, won the Social Impact Award from ImpactHUB Zürich. Their idea: To launch a food bike and sell meals created from produce that […]

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