A big thank you to all applicants

We received a great number of applications for The Awards 2019!

agenda July 1, 2019

The deadline for the submission of innovative and inclusive initiatives has now passed. We are happy to announce that we have received a great number of applications for The Awards 2019! Applications come from all over the world and we would like to thank everyone who has put their time and effort into the procedure. So, what’s the next step?

The Spindle Award for Best Innovation for Development 2019
This year 122 innovators have found their way to this category! The Spindle is excited to see how you all pursue innovation to create a more inclusive, just and sustainable world. The jury of this category will soon start to make a selection of the best 10 innovations. On (approximately) August 1*, applicants will be contacted whether they are selected or not. Those who are selected to continue this adventure will then soon receive detailed information about the continuation of the procedure. Check out the timeline:








The NOW-Us! Award 2019
Together with Voice, we spread the call for inspiring inclusive initiatives from Africa and Asia that work to promote diversity and inclusion to trigger the self-empowerment of marginalised and excluded groups and communities. With success! We received 162 inclusive initiatives. Also for this category, the NOW-Us! Jury will soon start to deliberate which initiatives will make it to the final 10. Applicants of this category will be contacted on (approximately) August 14* whether they are selected or not. Check out the timeline:










*Please keep in mind that these are the scheduled dates of announcing the ten finalists per category. Yet, it might be possible that due to unforeseen circumstances the dates of the announcement might differ a bit.

Applications from all over the world
Take a look at the map below to see from which countries people have submitted their innovative and inclusive initiatives. 

Awards will be honoured at the Partos Innovation Festival
Both Awards will be honoured during the Partos Innovation Festival on October 11th 2019. If you want to read more about this day, our festival page is online now! If you want to stay up to date about The Awards, keep an eye on our website or subscribe to our newsletter.


Apply now for one of our Awards

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