The Leuven.Inc foundation was officially set up on 8 December 2010 in the presence of Mayor Louis Tobback, Herman Daems and the Board Members of Leuven.Inc. The foundation will allow the development of new initiatives, among which support to socially relevant projects with focus on entrepreneurship.
Koenraad Debackere, Chairman of Leuven.Inc, explains: "The foundation wishes to stimulate entrepreneurship in all its elements and to create a Flemish and European 'maecenas reputation' for the support of social-economic projects. For example by the creation of a `Leuven.Inc Foundation Award' where projects are encouraged and selected in a competitive surrounding".
Main concept of the Leuven.Inc Foundation 2014 Award was to select and encourage projects that contribute in a very specific and sustainable way to the promotion, stimulation and execution of competitive and/or social entrepreneurship.
The Leuven.Inc Foundation honored a project in each of these 2 categories. The winning projects, selected by a jury, received the acknowledgement "2014 Laureate of the Leuven.Inc Foundation" and 12.500 euro in prize money.
The election of the Leuven.Inc Foundation Award took place under the auspices of the Board of Directors of the Foundation.
The panel op judges consisted of members of the Board of Directors of Leuven.Inc and the Leuven.Inc Foundation, and external experts.
This award was open to projects submitted by companies and organisations located in Flanders that contribute in a very specific and sustainable way to the promotion, stimulation and execution of
A Dutch version of the Rules & Regulations can be dowloaded here.
Observer: Nicole De Smyter, Manager Leuven.Inc
Secretariaat Stichting Leuven.Inc Prijs
Nicole De Smyter, Kapeldreef 60, 3001 Heverlee
Phone: +32 16 40 11 90