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SnO events19 November 2016
ClimatUP 2016: a Hackaton for Climate
- When: 19/11/2016 - 20/11/2016
- Where: BETC HQs in Magasins Généraux de Pantin
During COP22, on November 19-20, BETC, Code for Climate and HEC Paris organized the 3rd edition of ClimatUP at BETC new HQs in Magasins Généraux de Pantin.
Seven teams worked during 2 days on their business project to make it both economically viable and climate-positive. Several projects tackled waste/recycling issue in resonance with the ongoing European Week for Waste Reduction.
HEC Paris MSc SASI alumna Manasvini Vaidyula made an inspirational speech about COP22 and the future of climate negotiations, emphasizing the need for inclusiveness, as well as engaged voices and actions from the civil society and the private sector.
Team ComEat won the HEC ClimatUP prize for their promising Tinder-like digital solution tackling food waste in canteens, an idea raised by 2 Fondation Nicolas Hulot volunteers.
Team CultUrban won BETC ClimatUP prize for their robust technical solution of aquaponic urban farming.
Team RedesignTruck was awarded the Keep It Up! Prize for their creative wandering truck that transforms plastic waste into beautiful design objects.
A special prize was awarded to the TakeOff team who worked on a business case from Air France, aiming at redesigning Premium Economy class in a carbon-neutral way.
Experts mentors who accompanied the teams were coming from all horizons:
ClimatUP is supported by:
More information on the dedicated website.