Terms and conditions


1. The social start-up weekend called “ChangeMakers'ON” aims collaborate with passionate ChangeMakers and help them to develop real & sustainable social business models.
2. ChangeMakers'ON Team is holding the competition of social innovations, social impact and social business ideas.


3. ChangeMakers’ON (the “C’MON”) begins 24 January 2017, and ends on the 16 February 2016 (the “open submission”). Organizer reserves the right in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify or suspend the Competition and these Terms and Conditions, for any reason, at any time and without any liability.


4. The C’MON is organized by European Social Entrepreneurship and Innovative Studies Institute and Kaunas Technology University and is open and offered only to (1) individuals age eighteen (18) or older at time of registration (“Individual Participant”), and (2) legal business entities (“Business Entity Participant”) from any country.


5. To enter the , accurately and truthfully complete form of the online registration forms during the C’MON Period, accept these Terms and Conditions and follow the instructions for submitting an Entry as described on the Site and below.
5.1. If an “Entry” is with idea, it must be an original idea based on criteria bellow:
5.1.1. Global problem indicated.
5.1.2. Solution proposed.
5.1.3. Social impact visible.
5.1.4. Innovative.
5.1.5. Motivation to be selected.
5.2. If an “Entry” is without and idea, personal skills and motivation must be indicated very clear.


6. Teams: Individual Participants can form a team (“Team”) of multiple people to submit a single Entry.
7. Individuals: As an alternative to participating as a Team, Individual Participants must enter the C’MON in their individual capacities. (If Individual Participant is not able to submit the idea but still wants to enter the C’MON, he must fill the form for individuals without the idea.
8. An Entry submitted by a Team must designate one Team Member as the “Team Leader” for contact and C’MON administrative purposes. The Team Leader will be responsible for submitting the Entry on behalf of the Team. An Individual Participant may only be a member of one Team; however each Team may submit multiple Entries. For purposes of this C’MON, a Team, once registered with a Team Leader, will own all Entries made by any Individual Participant on the Team.
8. Business Entities: Business Entity Participants must enter the C’MON on behalf of their legal business organizations. An Entry submitted by a Business Entity Participant must designate one individual member as the “Business Entity Contact Person” for contact and C’MON administrative purposes. The Business Entity Contact Person will be responsible for submitting the Entry on behalf of the Business Entity Participant.
9. All Entries must be submitted in English. Entrants assume all risk of damaged, lost, late, incomplete, invalid, incorrect or misdirected Entries.


10. Open Submission (“Round”)
10.1. The submission period begins on January 24, 2017 at 12:00 (GMT + 01:00 Time), and ends on February 16, 2017 at 23:59 (GMT + 01:00 Time). All Open Submissions must be received by Organizer on or before February 16, 2017.
10.2. Each “Open Submission” may be reviewed by Organizer and not less than 3 more judges selected by Organizer and partners (collectively, the “Judging Panel”), to determine if the Open Submission meets the eligibility criteria for the C’MON as described in these Terms and Conditions. In Organizer’s discretion, Organizer may engage third-party subject matter experts and judges to serve on the Judging Panel and/or assist with the review of Entries and selection of C’MON winners (winners – Individual Participants and Business Entities selected and invited to take part in the ChangeMakers’ON event 24 – 26 February, 2017).
10.2. From all the Entries in Round, the Judging Panel will select up to twelve (12) Entries to proceed to the ChangeMakers’ON Event (“Judge’s Choice”). The Judging Panel will make their selections based on the content of the Entries using the judging criteria as outlined in section 5.1. and Conditions.


11. Winners will be informed individually by e-mail provided in the application.
12. Winners list for public will be announced on website the 23 February, 2017.
13. In case you are not selected and want to know winners before the date indicated in section 12, organizers will provide you information by phone +370 620 95401 or e-mail office@europe-institute.com

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