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The "empowering people. Award 2015" seeks to identify innovative technical solutions to tackle global challenges in basic supply.

Inventors and developer teams are called to submit their low-tech innovations in one of eight categories that cover the main areas of basic supply in impoverished regions. Entries can be uploaded until November 30.

“The goal of the contest is to empower people in developing regions to have access to basic services for their daily needs. Since our first Award in 2012, we were able to support dozens of initiatives. In addition, our network partners of engineers from various fields and social business experts around the world help them maximize their impact.” -Rolf Huber (Managing Director)

Project entries will be assessed by an international jury which will be introduced end of July 2015.

More information on www.empowering-people-award.org or in the Press Release.


You want to know more?


Did you miss the webstream of our launch event?

No worries, you can see it here. Approx. 11 minutes with insights from Rolf Huber, some winning solutions from the last round of the Award. And all this from sunny Munich into the world! 


There is a lot going on social media. You can search for the Hashtag #epA2015 on Twitter and in the social web – but you can also have a look at this: pictures, tweets, filmclips reated to #epA2015 all on one page.

And we happily invite you to join the conversation!


“empowering people. Award 2015” in a nutshell

That clip explains it all. Watch it here!


In case you want to get an impression of the launch event in Munich: Have a look at our Gallery on Facebook!


Join us on Facebook or Twitter – but most of all: If you have developed an innovative product ready for use in developing regions: apply for the “empowering people. Award 2015”

The virtual gates are open until November 30th, 2015!

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