The Deusto Research Social Impact Label recognizes research projects that demonstrate a potential social impact through:
- its transformative action and potential social impact for people, entities, the environment or society in general;
- its involvement, at different levels, with non-academic agents;
- its contribution, from the scientific or study scope, and / or the application linked to themes of transformation, welfare, development and social justice.
In the first edition of 2017, 19 projects were submitted to the label, and 15 of them were acknowledged with the award.