This Horizon prize for social innovation (€2 million) will reward the best solutions for improving the travel mobility of older people. The purpose of the contest is to develop innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for older people (65+). The prize(s) will be awarded, after closure of the contest, to the applicant(s) who in the opinion of the jury demonstrate(s) a solution that best addresses the award criteria. The solutions submitted – likely to combine technological, social and behavioural features – must be implemented for several months during the contest period.
The prize will be launched during the “Opening up to an era of social innovation” conference in Lisbon on 27-28 November 2017.
Submissions will be accepted until February 2019 (the exact deadline will be specified) and the prize will be awarded in 2019.