circularstartup

  • 15 September 2020

    Innovation Call

    At Tondo we support changemakers and therefore we are pleased to announce an Innovation Call with a focus on the Circular Economy and related to our main event Re-think! Startups that carry out activities in the Circular Economy field can apply to the Innovation Call organized by Tondo with different partners. The call aims to select highly innovative projects that are feasible from a business point of view and capable of generating a strong positive impact on the environment. The call is open to Italian startups that are already established, or innovative ideas which are not yet materialized in business activities and which are operating in the thematic macro-areas that will be discussed during Re-think Circular Economy Forum, the event on Circular Economy organized by Tondo, on October 27th and 28th. The macro-areas of the event, that are also the main focus of the Innovation Call are: Agri-food: agriculture 4.0, new types of cultivation such as Indoor and Vertical farming, and new methods of food preservation and transportation; Cities: urban context organized in a circular way, presenting actual projects, but also possible future trends with a focus on smart cities, mobility, biocycle & waste, urban, water, and air; Materials: biomaterials that are increasingly replacing synthetic ones, emerging practices in the reuse and regeneration of materials (organic and synthetic) and future trends in material science; Technologies: emerging technologies that overturn the concept of waste and optimize the use of resources with a focus on AI, IoT, blockchain, clean energy, storage, and digital application for the Circular Economy. Jury, selection, and awards The selection of projects will be carried out by a selected commission which is composed of innovation experts from EUREKA! Venture SGR, Intesa (an IBM Company), Esselunga, Teads, Ayming, Comune di Milano, Tondo, InnoVits, Novu, and Corner Stones. At the...
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