In its 9th edition, the CEMEX-Tec Award is an annual recognition to entrepreneurs and students that develop high-impact proposals and projects regarding sustainable development, innovation and social entrepreneurship. This award offers: funding, specialized workshops and networking moments.
The CEMEX-Tec Award is divided in four categories with global scope: Transforming Communities, aimed at undergraduate and graduate students with proposals for the sustainable transformation of a community; Social Entrepreneurs, aimed at entrepreneurs with projects that solve a social problems and encourage a systemic change, with the potential of becoming a social business; Communitarian Entrepreneurship, aimed at organizations, foundations, cooperatives or civil associations with productive projects of social transformation, and; Collaborative Action, aimed at organizations with social impact projects implemented through multisectoral partnerships.
For the 2019 call, the CEMEX-TEC Award has sought to generate alliances with the most important actors in the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and social innovation in Mexico and the world. Ashoka, MassChallenge, MakeSense, Unreasonable Mexico, ImpactHub and Disruptivo TV are some of the allies with whom the Award is joining efforts to generate greater impact.
In order to participate, the teams should sign up and upload their projects in the web page of the CEMEX-Tec Center (), indicating the appropriate category for their proposals. The deadline to submit projects is May 31st, 2019.
The CEMEX-Tec Award has received projects from more than 5,300 people, translated into the submission of 2,272 projects from 32 countries. 55 of the winning projects where from Mexico, and 44 from around the world. Altogether, the projects have beneficiated more than 22,500 persons.
- For the second time this initiative launched by CEMEX and Tecnológico de Monterrey university will receive proposals from all over the world.
- The Award has benefited more than 22,500 people.
- Since its inception, 32 countries have participated in this initiative.
- This year there are two new categories: Communitarian Entrepreneurship and Collaborative Action.
For more information regarding the CEMEX-Tec Award and its registration process:
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