It is aimed at young entrepreneurs working on digital projects that provide some improvement to society. The deadline to participate ends on 15 July.

European Youth Award 2017
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The International Center for Media, a nonprofit organization based in Austria, announces the contest European Youth Award 2017. This initiative aims to encourage young people to show their potential to create innovative solutions to mobile and Internet technology to improve society.

Specifically, these improvements should be in line with the objectives defined by the Council of Europe and Europe in 2020 as well as the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations (SDG).

The competition categories are:

  • Healthy life
  • Smart learning
  • Connecting cultures
  • Go green
  • Active citizenship
  • Sustainable economics
  • Open innovation
  • 2017 Special Category: Water

To participate must be less than 33 years and develop a digital project that has a positive impact on society. Must submit it using this link before 15 July.