Applications for the 5th edition of the Spirit Entrepreneur Award, promoted by the municipality of Odemira to stimulate and recognize entrepreneurial and creative initiatives, are open until the end of April.
The initiative, carried out within the framework of the Odemira Empreende – Municipal Entrepreneurship and Employment Program, aims to “boost public recognition, dignity, appreciation and prestige of business activity and, at the same time, create an important prize in enhancing self-confidence, self-esteem and motivation for new projects and new challenges ”.
All young people aged between 18 and 35 can participate with proposals for entrepreneurial and creative ideas, as well as new business initiatives based in the municipality of Odemira, established less than three years ago.
Prizes will be awarded to the best entrepreneurial and creative idea and to the top three among the entries for new business initiatives.
The best entrepreneurial and creative idea will be awarded with the value of 2,000 euros, as well as the possibility of direct access to Odemira's Nest of Companies (subject to the maturity of the idea, the existence of promoter for implementation of the initiative and the immediate availability of facilities). .
The three best new business initiatives will be awarded the values of 2,000, 1,000 and 500 euros.
Applications must be submitted by filling in the form available at the Entrepreneur Support Office, Balcão Único and on the municipality's website.