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discovering hands at the zero project conference 2021

As one of 50 partner organisations discovering hands presented its path to internationalization and held strategy meetings with the Indian team.

For ten years, the Zero Project Conference has been organised by the Essl Foundation which aims to support social innovation and projects focusing on people with disabilities. Due to the COVID19 pandemic this event which is normally held at the UN Headquarters in Vienna was, for the first time, hosted online. In total, more than 4,000 people from all over the world had registered for the conference and more than 10,000 viewers were counted from 10th – 12th February 2021.

discovering hands hosting partner session
This years’ motto ‘employment and ICT’ provided a perfect fit for discovering hands. As a former Zero Project awardee and as one of the first social franchise systems worldwide our team was invited to give an outlook on our status quo and the upcoming steps on the path to internationalization and on opportunities of global replication for potential partners. For more information please watch this video.
Indian project team reaching next level
For the 3rd time the Zero Project Conference was also platform and host for discovering hands’ international strategy meeting. This year the focus was on how to bring forward our pilot project team in India. discovering hands representatives and experts came together to exchange knowledge and experience.

We would like to thank the Zero Project team for this opportunity and their continuous support and look forward to be part of the conference again next year!