#EYA17 Winners announced during Digital Expert Forum

Beyond Google and Facebook: EYA17 Digital Expert Forum – Digital Excellence for Social Impact to be selected in Prishtina, Kosovo.


From September 28-30, 25 international Grand Jury Experts will pick the #EYA17 Winners – Europe’s most outstanding digital, social change-maker projects – in Prishtina, Kosovo.


What’s more, they will share their knowledge and experience with local young professionals, start-ups and entrepreneurs during the public Digital Expert Forum


Beyond Google and Facebook: European Youth Award (EYA) is a contest and a platform for innovation, excellence and social impact in the interactive digital space. It demonstrates what is done creatively and impactful in all corners of Europe.


Meeting in Prishtina – an outstanding, eclectic city with many incredible, creative young talents –the #EYA17 Grand Jury will make final decisions. Out of 144 submissions for the EYA 2017, 52 projects made it to the final round. In a two-day discussion process, the onsite Grand Jury of 25 international multidisciplinary experts will look for the best digital projects tackling real-life problems in 8 different categories reflecting societal challenges.


On September 29, fresh and early, a public Digital Expert Forum on digital innovation, start-up potentials and sustainable future technologies with social impact takes place and Jury Experts will share their experiences and insights.


“To build an international network and learn from people with different cultural and educational backgrounds is a key asset for future success. The members of the EYA Jury stand out due to their knowledge about current digital and social innovation and due to their contagious and inspiring engagement,” says Peter A. Bruck, initiator and mastermind of the European Youth Award.


The #EYA17 Winners will present their outstanding digital initiatives at the EYA Festival (Winners Event) taking place in Graz from November 29-December 2. This knowledge, networking and inspirational event is designed for digital social change-makers and all those who are interested in improving society with digital technologies.


For more information please contact:

Kathrin Quatember, +43.660 63 04 085 | quatember@icnm.net