The European Commission has launched a new Horizon Prize: "Blockchains for Social Good". 5 prizes of EUR 1 million each will be awarded to develop scalable, efficient and high-impact decentralised solutions to social innovation challenges leveraging Distributed Ledger Technology (DLTs), such as the one used in blockchains.
Who: This challenge is targeted at a wide range of actors: individuals, social entrepreneurs, civil society organisations, research centres from technological and social disciplines, creative industries, students, hackers, start-ups and SMEs. Tackling this challenge requires multidisciplinary expertise.
Deadline to submit applications is 3 September 2019.
N.B: The deadline for registration of interest was 2 April 2019 but is not compulsory.