Student competition for a plastic-free planet

Student competition for a plastic-free planet

Submission deadline 12 April 2019

What's the point?
Together with the social enterprise Dopper, Impact Hub is looking for innovative approaches from students for a plastic-free planet and clean drinking water in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Nepal and Germany as part of the Dopper Changemaker Challenge.

Who can apply?
Students can apply with a research project, a semester project or a thesis on the topics of clean drinking water, recycling or the prevention and reduction of plastic waste. The competition is open to students from all fields of study. One idea is already sufficient for the application; results do not necessarily have to be shared at this point.

What's there to win?
Students will have the opportunity to put their ideas and academic contributions on the topic into practice, receive pitch training, important feedback from a renowned jury, build up their network and get to know other approaches. On top of that there is the chance to win up to 5,000 € prize money for the further development of the idea.

What is the timeline like?
Students can apply via the website ( until 12 April 2019.

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