Invitation to compete for the UPF Emprèn Award

The UPF Emprèn Award for Initiative and Entrepreneurship aims to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship among university students, and a bond between innovation and social and productive fabric. Founded in 2008, it targets young students and graduates and promotes young businesses and successful new models that aspire to contribute to better social development based on knowledge.

The Award is presented annually to the best business project or business idea submitted by students, graduates and/or post-graduates of UPF, UPF Barcelona School of Management and UPF-IDEC. Consult the rulesof the application process.

UPF Emprèn

Competition categories:

- UPF Emprèn IDEA is aimed at business ideas thought up by university students, graduates and/or post-graduates below the age of 30 (on the closing date of the application process). It is sponsored by the Fundación Banco Sabadell and offers a prize of 10,000 euros. Application Form.

- UPF Emprèn EMPRESA is aimed at companies created by university students, graduates and/or post-graduates below the age of 30 (on the closing date of the application process), that were founded a maximum of one year before entering the competition. This category is organised by the UPF Board of Trustees and offers a prize of 10,000 euros. Application Form.

The closing date for applicants is 14 September 2015.

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