HDRI Social Innovation Competition 2021

Human Development Research Institute (HDRI) Social Innovation Competition 2021

Application Deadline:2nd of April 2021, 11:59pm (CET)

HDRI aims at reimagining development and at discovering new pathways for a just and sustainable future based on research and advocacy. Following the quest to ‘leave no one behind’, HDRI  is dedicated to align its work with the Agenda 2030 and to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. 

HDRI wish to base the action-plan of our event on the collaboration between Organisations and NGOs in order to provide our students with a holistic experience from experts and practitioners, and prepare them to become the policy makers and innovators of tomorrow.


Open to all students (undergraduate/graduate/PHD) from all universities in any faculty


Team can go up to 5 students. Single entries are permitted, but team registration is encouraged.


Please register your teams on the “Social Innovation Competition” google form available here prior to submitting your proposal in order to receive the full guidelines. 


Proposals must be submitted by email ([email protected]) before 11:59 pm on April 2nd, 2021


  • Deadline for proposal submissions : Friday 2nd of April 2021, 11:59pm (CET)
  • Announcement of the selected submissions: Monday 12th of April 2021, 11:59pm (CET)
  • Event : Wednesday 28th of April 2021, 5pm (CET)


After the evaluation of the proposals, three student teams will be selected to pitch their projects in front of a panel of experienced jury members. The jury panel will consist of Global Health practitioners and policy analysts
The winning team will have the chance to be published on our HDRI website, and more prizes are yet to be announced !

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the HDRI Social Innovation Competition


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