The 2023 Spring Idea Competition brought out many innovative and impressive ideas from young people across Finland. Here we present the inspiring ideas from the competition, the finalists of the 2023 competition, who stood out from the crowd with their creativity, passion, and vision. These finalists are a testament to what young people can achieve when they believe in themselves and their ideas. We hope these stories will inspire you and your team to get involved, innovate, and make a difference in the future.
Want to be the next source of inspiration? Take part in the Spring Idea Competition, show us your idea and you and your team could win a summer job promoting your idea! The next call for entries for the Spring Idea Competition is 1 November 2023-29 February 2024.
In its first year, the Spring Idea Competition attracted enthusiastic participation from all over Finland: a total of 161 ideas for improving the world were submitted from 68 localities. Spring was looking for ideas that would make the world a better place and promote issues that young people feel are important. The inspiring competition ideas were related to a variety of themes, from global challenges to local opportunities. The winners were chosen by public vote. The winning teams promoted their ideas in a paid summer job in the summer of 2023.