Press Release
3.6.2016

CoReorient/PiggyBaggy selected as a semi-finalist in European Social Innovation Competition

CoReorient has been selected as the only Finnish candidate among 30 semi-finalists in the 2016 European Social Innovation Competition.

The theme for this year’s European Social Innovation Competition is Integrated Futures, encouraging great ideas to foster refugees and migrants integration. CoReorient’s submission focuses on community integration through peer-to-peer work. In the innovation CoReorient utilizes its crowdsourcing solutions developed with different communities such as PiggyBaggy social delivery service.

Crowdsourced peer to peer work means sharing and accepting work assignment utilizing a digital platform. Crowdsourced work is part of the sharing and collaborative economy which enables utilizing excess resources in a sustainable meaningful way. Through the European Social Innovation Competition, PiggyBaggy will be able to promote Finland’s lead position in development of socially sustainable sharing economy solutions.
The semi-finalists were selected from the 1095 applicants and all semi-finalists will receive support to progress their ideas and compete for the 3 prizes of €50,000 to be awarded in October 2016 in Brussels.

For more info: European Commission
For more info: CoReorient CMO Henni Ahvenlampi, 045 601 0390, henni.ahvenlampi ( at ) coreorient.com