Climathon Vilnius 2020 | Green Ideas for Green Tomorrow!

2020 / 11 / 27

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2020 / 11 / 27, 18:00 hours

Our home planet is spinning closer and closer to exceeding the 1.5 degrees global warming temperature. Climate change (crisis!) is not just on our doorsteps but has started entering our homes and cities.

CLIMATHON, the largest climate action collective of its kind is a global 48-hour climate change ideation which takes place simultaneously in more than 100 cities around the world. It brings together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them.

This EVENT is perfect for people who enjoy creating solutions to complex challenges that have the potential to create huge positive environmental and economic impacts in Lithuania and abroad.

During the event you will choose one out of the following #Challenges:
1. Food Waste Challenge | Sustainable food systems: How can we reduce food waste in Lithuania?
2. Mobility Challenge | How can we make public transport more accessible in the regions of Lithuania?
2.1. Mobility Challenge | #2 How can we make parcel transitions in a more sustainable way?
3. CleanTech Challenge | What could be the ways to reduce the negative environmental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic while being very conscious of public health?
4. Sustainable Tourism Challenge | The future of massive events in Vilnius: How can we make it greener?
5. Wear Sustainably Challenge |
Are there smarter ways that we can take care of our clothes to reduce their emission cycle?
THE PRIZES – The best teams will be able to develop their product/service further with the city and/or our private partners. In addition, winning teams will receive:– Future mentoring to bring the idea to reality by EIT Climate-Kic Hub Lithuania & Partners;
– 1st Place: €1.000 cash for idea developing;
– 2nd Place: €500 cash for idea developing
– “Pitch me over dinner” with key ecosystem players (when the timing is good);
– 3 months of free membership at TV3 Play startup hub at Vilnius Tech Park
Sign up here.
Main sponsor&partner: Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania
Organisers: Vilnius Tech Park, Climate-KIC
Partners: Mobility Innovation Center, Cleatech Cluster Lithuania, Vinted, Lietuvos paštas.
Media partner: All Media Lithuania