The Social innovation challenge’s inception is now visible as the participants have registered – 43 inspired teams from Sofia, Vratsa, Plovdiv, Ruse and Burgas, 134 challenged changemakers from quite various backgrounds and professions and a handful of missions (well, 43).

In the evening of 25 September each team received its mission! Now the embarking on the shiny and dank depths of the game is at hand.

The complete schedule of Social innovation challenge 2015 is:

25.09 at 22.30 – all teams receive their mission for social change in the city of their choice.

26.09 – breakfast with an ANGEL (mentor) – the one who will advise the participants during the Challenge.

26-27-28.09 – field work and seeking of information about the smart use of the available resources; discovering the true needs of the people who are affected by the problem.

29.09 – delivering the solutions to the Angels and to the Ideas Factory team.

01.10 – REGIONAL PRESENTATION – the teams will present their socially innovative solutions in front of the local community – citizens, local organizations and institutions, media and business.

08.10 – NATIONAL PRESENTATION – the teams with the most sustainable and innovative solutions will have the chance to present them in Sofia, where more people will hear and support them. These teams will join the Incubator for social innovations on 16-18 of October.