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News The 2009 SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in sustainable development will open for submissions in January 2009.

SEED Award Winners receive a tailored package of support services, worth up to $40,000, to help their venture to become established and to increase their impact. This includes access to relevant expertise and technical assistance, meeting new partners and building networks, developing business plans and identifying sources of finance.

The call for initial expressions of interest will open in early January 2009 and close in Mid-March 2008. Winners will be announced at the UN Commission for Sustainable Development in New York in May 2009.

Further details will be available at when the call for submissions is launched in January 2009. 

Contact information Ross Andrews, Head of Programme, The SEED Initiative (email:
Phone: +44 5601 729 218 ; Mobile: +44 7977 218 057
News type Nomination
File link
File link local 171208Pre-call publicity.pdf (application/download, 157 Kb)
Source of information The SEED Initiative
Keyword(s) Sustainable Development
Geographical coverage International
News date 18/12/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH