Do you have a projet


 

Do you have a PROJECT...


…an innovative solution set to strongly impact the circular economy?

Are you a start-up, SME, non-profit or designer with the capability of transforming our waste into new resources?

The Citeo Circular Challenge is a scheme to detect innovation, essentially in the paper and packaging sectors. The main objective is to identify, support and accelerate the development of projects able to bring solutions to present-day socio-environmental issues.

Since 2016, Circular Challenge identified over 700 projects across the entire worldwide circular economy value chain.

PARTICIPATE

YOUR PROJECT


INNOVATION IN ECO-DESIGN

Innovative raw materials, biodegradability, eco-designed paper packaging, improved manufacturing processes, etc.

INNOVATION IN RAISING AWARENESS

New methods of sharing information, encouraging sorting and recycling, introducing and sharing innovations with the general public, etc.

INNOVATION IN WASTE MANAGEMENT

Improving/facilitating collection, rewarding waste sorting, technology enabling the separation of flows and components of a product, traceability and data, new recycling processes, etc.

INNOVATION IN THE USE OF PACKAGING AND/OR PAPER

Compostable and sustainable packaging, solutions for big events /transport hubs /public spaces, new outlets, etc.

INNOVATION IN WAYS OF RECYCLING MATERIALS

Processing, reuse, new markets, products designed using waste or old packaging / paper, etc.

THE PRIZES


FOR FINALIST TEAMS

INCREASED VISIBILITY
With a communication plan, high-profile partners and a growing community

PERSONALISED SUPPORT
With a boot camp, a panel of experts, establishing customer contacts and regular post-competition monitoring

FOR THE WINNING TEAM

€40,000

A NETWORK OF OVER 50,000 CLIENTS AND 700 LOCAL AUTHORITIES

ACCELERATED MARKET ACCESS
With the operational networks of the eco-organisation and its partners offering business and industrial opportunities (5 appointments with key deciders to be chosen from a list)

THE PROCEDURE


1

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
— SUMMER 2019

2

INTERMEDIARY JURY
— To be determined 2019

3

BOOTCAMP
— To be determined 2019

4

FINAL JURY
— To be determined 2019

OUR PARTNERS


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ACCELERATOR OF POSITIVE INNOVATION

Born from the combination of Eco-Emballages and Ecofolio, Citeo was created by companies to reduce the environmental impact of packaging and paper. His goal ? Combine economic and environmental performance by imagining solutions that advance recycling at the lowest cost, and by giving everyone the desire to act on a daily basis.

 

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