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Hackathon PLASTIC FANTASTIC

A Springboard for Innovation in Plastic Pollution Solutions.
Location
Europe
Mode
Virtual
Organized By
REMEDIES & Impact Hub Athens
ABOUT

Focus: Develop solutions for tackling plastic pollution

Duration: 2 weeks (April 2024)

Who can apply: Startups, new nonprofits & for-profits

Benefits:

  1. Expert workshops on financing, climate impact, & business sustainability
  2. Develop social responsibility strategy
  3. Pitch to win a spot in the top 15
PRIZE DETAILS

6-month acceleration program with mentorship

Financial awards & hardware prizes €6,000

Participant Criteria
  • Teams of 2+ with a great idea and strong teamwork (idea stage welcome)
  • Early-stage non-profits or for-profits (under 5 years old)
  • Fluent English & reliable internet access required (online program)
  • Projects focused on tackling plastic pollution across its lifecycle:
  • Detection & Monitoring
  • Collection & Valorization
  • Prevention & Zero-Waste Solutions
CHALLENGE

Day 1 Agenda:

Welcome & Introduction (Morning):

Set the stage for the PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon and its goals.

Participant Icebreaker (Morning):

Engage in team-building activities to foster connections and share objectives.

Technical Deep Dive (Afternoon):

Demystify the hackathon process with clear guidelines and answer any questions.

Collaborative Challenge Brainstorming (Afternoon):

Dive into the plastic pollution challenges you'll be tackling.

Identify potential obstacles and brainstorm solutions together.

Celebrate anticipated wins and build excitement for the hackathon journey.

Networking & Wrap-Up (Afternoon):

Connect with fellow participants, forge potential alliances, and share networking wishlist.

Additional details
17th-18th April 2024

Hackathon Date

Global

Who Can Participate

Free

Entry fee

Utilize tech to monitor and manage plastic pollution.

Theme

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Registration ends by:
March 28, 2024
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