The 12 finalists who have reached the second stage have already been determined. The next challenge is to develop their projects in detail by mid-February.
The notable adhesion of applications for a first edition confirms the commitment of Ageas Seguros, an international insurance group, in a different form of Prize, aimed at university students and betting on ideas still in their design phase.
The applications came from all over the country: Lisbon with 41% of the applications, Porto with 21% and Coimbra with 18%, but applications were received from all the main national university poles, with 35% of the candidates being masters students.
The challenge is to develop ideas and solutions in the area of health, well-being or quality of life, and the 2016 Ageas Insurance Innovation Award – New World aims at giving the opportunity for new perspectives on the world and society to result in an effective improvement of the Well-being and quality of life.
With the launch of this Award, the international insurance group wanted to go beyond mere economic activity and participate effectively in the development of a society closer to the aspirations of consumers, customers and the public in general, materializing these concerns in real, inclusive actions and with a view to Improve the future of all.
The Prize will end with a ceremony on March 10 next year, where the winners will be known and awarded.
Source: Jornal Económico