Why should one apply for the “empowering people. Award”?

June 20, 2012

Applying for the “empowering people. Award” has a range of benefits: Firstly, the nominees will be asked to attend an Awards Ceremony – a perfect opportunity to present their products and solutions to representatives from the world of politics, NGOs, science, media and technology as well possible business partners and investors. Secondly, the Siemens Stiftung has a total of 200,000 EUR at its disposal to be awarded to the best 23 entries. Finalists can see their products or solutions realised where they matter most. With international publicity, the product/solution/inventor(s) will be positioned on a global scale.

Submissions will be entered onto the database which is to act as a source for support in further technical development or best practice exchange. The aim of the platform will be to link up both inventors and implementers.

Carola Schwank
Carola Schwank

Carola Schwank is project manager of the “empowering people. Award” at Siemens Stiftung (foundation). After studying German Philology, History, Political Science and Sociology she held several managing positions in communications and social policy at Siemens AG. From 2000 to 2009, she headed the internal and external communication activities of Siemens in the Erlangen-Nuremberg region. Since October 2009, she has worked as a senior project manager in the action area of Basic Needs and Social Entrepreneurship at the Siemens Stiftung.

You can follow her @Emp_Ppl_Award.

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