empowering people. Award
All epAward winners and finalists benefit from a long-term membership with the empowering people. Network ecosystem which supports social entrepreneurs in the work they are doing and the basic supply problems they are solving. Additionally, the chosen solutions will be endorsed in epNetwork’s online Solutions Database, shining them under an international spotlight and, ultimately, enhancing their scope and impact.
Our selection process follows a set of criteria. We analyze submissions based on:
- Technology: Technical functionality and feasibility; Environmental performance.
- Social impact: Potential to help solve basic supply problems; Income generation; Job and training opportunities.
- Business: Business model and financial resources; Proof of Concept; Financial planning and scaling options.
- Team: Team competence and experience; Organizational structure.
More information about past epAwards can be found below.