Circular Innovation Jam 2020 (International Contest)
Closing Date: 05/07/2020 (refer Contest Link) Reward: $5000 USD
The Circular Innovation Jam seeks to develop innovative and inclusive solutions to advance local circular economies for plastics and efficient waste management systems across South and Southeast Asia to reduce plastic pollution of the oceans.
If you have an idea for improving waste management and recycling in South / Southeast Asia, you can apply for Circular Innovation Jam. Participants are invited to share their unique ideas for solving plastic pollution in the oceans.
Objective of the contest:
The Circular Innovation Jam is a virtual design sprint that will bring together creative minds to collaborate and solve local problems of waste management and circularity. Using tools drawn from a human-centered design, participants will focus on developing prototype gender-inclusive solutions for our regional challenge statements.
In collaboration with Impact Hub Jakarta, OPPA, Impact Hub Manila, WISE, Climate Collective, AtWorks, Circular Design Lab, InOff Plastic and Schoolab, this is the first edition of Circular Innovation Jam 2020 - ONLINE!
Sustainable Development Goals -SDGs to be Focused:
GOAL 5: Gender Equality
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
GOAL 14: Life Below Water
GOAL 15: Life on Land
GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
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Who Can Apply:
The challenge invites individuals and teams(Max: 5) over the age of 18 regardless of gender, race, background or level of experiences to apply. All that is required is an interest in developing solutions to ocean plastic pollution, and a commitment to participate fully throughout the Circular Innovation Jam.
Participants from India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand & Vietnam are allowed to participate
REUSE MODELS / PACKAGING Development or adoption of innovative reusable and environmentally-friendly packaging or mechanisms in households
WASTE SYSTEMS Efficiency or effectiveness of existing waste collection, management & recycling systems, including the informal sector
WATERWAYS Prevention or reduction of plastic waste in rivers and waterways
Also Read: K-Startup Grand Challenge
Application Phase: June 5 - July 5
Orientation: July 11 - July 17
The Jam: July 18 - July 25
Idea Refinement Phase (Finalist): August
Regional Finals: September
Winners will receive $5000 USD worth of support (financial and/or technical) from The Incubation Network to further advance the solutions to their highest potential.
25 COUNTRY FINALISTS Top 5 Solutions per country 5 Finalists from each country will enter into an online support program, lead by The Incubation Network, for 4-6 weeks of idea refinement
3 REGIONAL WINNERS Final 3 Winners across SSEA Winner will receive up to $5000 USD worth of support (financial and/or technical) to launch their solution pilot
............INNOVATE TO WIN............
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Category of contest: Startup, International
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