Annual reports

Annual Report 2019

Spot the Dot: Verein zur Förderung des Bewusstseins für verschiedene Arten von Hautkrebs Talgasse 4/25 1150 Vienna, Austria ZVR-Zahl: 1717374860
Spot the Dot is a foundation working with artists from around the world to raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer. The aim of the projects is to encourage people to start a conversation with their loved ones (and their physician) about the importance of prevention and detection of skin cancer.

Projects which have been realised in 2019

  • Participation and winning of two ‘Goldene Skalpell’ (Best of Pharma Marketing 2019) Awards!
  • Launch of brand new website, in collaboration with BLAEK design agency
  • New overview of press clippings on our website in 3 languages https://spotthedot.org/en/press
  • Social media campaign with photographer Doris Dotz during May Melanoma Awareness Month 
  • Developing 4 new sticker designs with various artists + sending out stickers to advocates all around the world
  • Rebel against skin cancer street: eight international artists painted a street long mural in Vienna at the Schwendergasse
  • Feature of the mural in Vienna Street Art Guide Volume II
  • Giving a social media workshop to Austrian patient organizations (hosted by Novartis Austria) 
  • Giving several presentations during a two day visit about the importance of working with small patient organizations and the need of raising skin cancer awareness at Novartis HQ in Basel
  • Interview and feature in Wienerin Magazine
  • Feature of rebel against skincancer mural in this video: https://www.a1now.tv/de-int/playerpage/81161
  • Online collaboration with Spot the Dot & MIGA Swim wear
  • Online collaboration with Beyer & Söhne 
  • Placement of Rebel against skin cancer video ads via VICE magazine Austria
  • Social media and blog collaboration with influencers and brands, e.g. Hode&Haft, Montana Cans etc
  • Spot the Dot collaboration with Stichting Melanoom for the No Sun Run in the Netherlands 
  • Press and influencer campaign sending information packages and rebel pins to skin cancer activists around the world
  • Collaboration and mutual consultancy with Kurvenkratzer Verein, preparation for a joined project in 2020
  • Press collaboration with Mooci, publishing content about skin cancer awareness
  • Developing “Skin cancer Socks” campaign and merchandise
  • Exhibiting Rebel Against Skin cancer videos + talking in a panel at the Melanoma Revealed: A European Exhibit“ in Barcelona during ESMO 2019
  • Spot the Dot presentation in Bergen, Norway
  • Participating in Global Melanoma Patient Advocacy work group, focussed on aligning global awareness campaigns, including 5 work meetings per year. 
  • Representing Spot the Dot during the Global Melanoma Patient Advocacy Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. 
  • Attending and exhibiting Spot the Dot at SKINCANCER 2019: World Congress on Advanced Treatments and Technology in Skin Cancer, Vienna
  • Plus ongoing weekly Social Media campaigning

Funds

In total we have received 950,- Euro in donations from Spot the Dot members and other individuals as well as additional product sponsoring for events from Marc Inbane, Beyer & Söhne and Montana Cans. An additional income of 3810,- EUR came in out of participation of patient advocacy events and hosting workshops by our founder Marije Kruis in the name of the Verein. We sold € 657,78  EUR via our webshop. 

We are happy to specify any details about our projects, please email us your questions at any time: contact@spotthedot.org

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Annual Report 2018

Spot the Dot: Verein zur Förderung des Bewusstseins für verschiedene Arten von Hautkrebs Talgasse 4/25 1150 Vienna, Austria ZVR-Zahl: 1717374860
Spot the Dot is a foundation working with artists from around the world to raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer. The aim of the projects is to encourage people to start a conversation with their loved ones (and their physician) about the importance of prevention and detection of skin cancer.

Projects which have been realised in 2018

  • Partner of Dutch National Skin cancer day
  • Collaboration artist Justin Tsui & Frameworks
  • Group exhibition + party in Vienna
  • Collaboration with Art professor Alberto Santos in Spain
  • Short film production by artist Antonio Semerara
  • Kuwait exhibition + lecture
  • Social media campaign with photographer Tim Cavadini
  • Novartis: Rebel Against Skin cancer video campaign
  • Rebel against skin cancer pin design and production
  • Collaboration with Stichting Melanoom on the Discover Your Spot campaign
  • Social media collaboration with VIU eyewear
  • Social media collaboration with Marc Inbane
  • Press campaign in Austria and Netherlands
  • Department of Dermatology at Medical University Vienna, donation of microscopic images of human skin tumor microrays
  • Sticker production
  • Feature in Street art guide Vienna
  • Feature in /slash film festival guide Vienna

Plus ongoing daily Social Media campaigning

Funds

In total we have received an additional 200 Euro from Spot the Dot members and an additional 600 Euro on donations during events as well as additional product sponsoring for events from Marc Inbane, Montana Cans, Makava, Muti. We have received a donation of 30,000 Euro from Novartis Pharma GmbH to realise the Rebel against Skin cancer video series. www.spottthedot.org/rebel

We are happy to specify any details about our projects, please email us your questions at any time: contact@spotthedot.org