Italian Competition Authority: the 2023 Italian Competition Authority Awards kick off


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The fourth edition of the competition is reserved for four categories: consumer associations, business associations, journalists, university students

The Italian Competition Authority Awards established by the Italian Competition Authority is back, and this edition is reserved to four categories: consumer associations, business associations, journalists, university students.

More specifically, with regard to the university students category, the Italian Competition Authority will award a prize for the best Master's thesis, presented between 1 January 2022 and 30 June 2023, dealing with issues relating to competition law or consumer rights. In addition to official recognition by the Authority, the winner will receive a cash prize of 2,500 Euro and will also have the opportunity to do an internship at the Italian Competition Authority and participate in the “Trento Summer School on Advanced EU Competition Law and Economics” (Moena).

For the “journalists” category, official recognition will go to the piece of content deemed to be most effective in promoting the development of a culture of competition or consumer rights, completed in 2023 or in the year prior to the publication of competition notice.

Finally, the Authority will award official recognition to the consumer association and the business association that more than any other contributed to the dissemination of the values of competition or protection of consumer rights, through initiatives developed in 2023 or in the year prior to the competition notice.

In order to participate in the 2023 Italian Competition Authority Awards, entrants must complete and send the application in accordance with the terms of the notice, which is available along with the resolution and the rules at the following link

The entries for the various categories, which will be examined by a committee of experts appointed by the Authority, should be sent to the email address no later than 1 July 2023. The results of the selection will be announced via a notice published on the Italian Competition Authority website, and an official awards ceremony will be organised for the winners.


Rome, 1 June 2023