In addition to this, the Creative Entrepreneurs Award has been launched in order to strengthen the close relationship between entrepreneurship and creativity, as well as the Santander Solidarity Award whose objective is to contribute to the economic and social inclusion of low-income communities.
The International Caballero Bonald Essay Prize. Organised by the Caballero Bonald Foundation, this annual award is presented to the most outstanding book of essays –in the opinion of the jury– published the previous year, in any part of the world, in any of the official languages of the Spanish State. Prize money is €20,000. (www.fcbonald.com)
Spain organises the Alumni Award for the leading initiative of the Universitat de Lleida Alumni Association; the Santander CSR Awards for the Best Short Essay and Research in Corporate Social Responsibility; the Universidad de Málaga Economic Olympics for Secondary Students; and the Santander Award for Teaching Innovation applied to ICTs of Universidad de Zaragoza.
In Portugal, the Santander Totta/UNL Economic Journalism Award for the best journalism published in the media; the Primus Interpares Award for top company managers, economics and engineering in Portugal; and the University of Lisbon Award, which recognises the work of the prize winners for the scientific and cultural improvement of Portuguese society.