Calling all 18-25 year olds, the European Commission wants to hear your voice!
The Youth Essay competition, organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Single Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, is launching for the third time and is looking for answers to the following question:
“What steps should entrepreneurs and government take to become more innovative?”
By taking part in the Youth Essay Competition you have a chance to share your thoughts and opinions with key policymakers and entrepreneurs on a European platform. Sound interesting? In order to win the prize of an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2018 SME Assembly in Graz, submit an essay of no more than 2 500 words in English before 16 September 2018.
SME Week Youth Essay Competition 2018 – Terms and Conditions
With this application, you confirm that you would like to take part in the European SME Week Youth Essay competition, and accept the following Terms and Conditions:
Entrants must be aged between 18 – 25 (included) and be citizens of the European Union or COSME countries
Essays must not exceed 2,500 words in length
All essays must be in English
Only one entry per applicant
Copyright note: By submitting your essay you grant us the exclusive right to both reproduce and/or distribute your text (including the summary) throughout the world in electronic, printed or any other medium. You agree that we may publish your essay, distribute it, on its own, or with other related material. You promise the essay is your original work, the text does not, to the best of your knowledge, contain anything that is libelous, illegal or infringes anyone’s copyright or other rights. If the essay contains material that is someone else’s copyright, you promise that you have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner to use the material and that the material is clearly identified and acknowledged in the text.
By submitting your photo and personal information (bio) you grant us the right to use it freely for the European SME Week Youth Essay Competition 2018 promotion campaign as well as for future editions of this competition. We promise to respect your rights as the author. We will ensure that your name is always clearly associated with the essay and, while we reserve the right to make necessary editorial changes, we will not make any substantial alterations to your text without consulting you. You will also retain the right to use your own work, as long as you do not promote it in ways that would conflict directly with the aim of the competition.
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