United.b Circular Electronics Challenge 2023 for innovative startups and entrepreneurs
Application submissions for the United.b Circular Electronics Challenge 2023 for innovative startups and entrepreneurs is currently ongoing. Become a member of the effort to combat e-waste by joining United.b, and contribute to the solution by sharing your innovative ideas. Your valuable input can contribute to creating a more sustainable future for both Africa and Europe.
United.b is inviting creative startups and entrepreneurs to enhance the amount of recycled electrical and electronic devices and to revamp the current recycling procedures. Do you believe your startup can revolutionize waste management, elevate the electronics circular economy, or bolster consumer confidence in refurbished products? If so, you are encouraged to join United.b. Take part today for the opportunity to collaborate with United.b and its subsidiaries and test your solution through an experimentation launch. Additionally, you’ll get a chance to present your solution at the AU EU Innovation Festival in Cape Town and potentially win a license to the Accelerator Squared program!
Categories for the United.b Circular Electronics Challenge 2023 for innovative startups and entrepreneurs:
The focus of each category lies on the crucial elements of circular economy loops within the electrical equipment industry.
- Waste Management: What are the ways to enhance the gathering, categorization, and/or arrangement of discarded Electrical and Electronic Equipment?
- Refurbishment: What are the methods for maximizing the restoration of Electrical and Electronic Equipment?
- Recycling: What are the ways to guarantee the “de-pollution” and automation of the recycling procedures for Electrical and Electronic Equipment?
- Global Traceability: How can data be utilized to enhance transparency in the product lifecycle and promote consumer engagement?
Prizes for the United.b Circular Electronics Challenge 2023 for innovative startups and entrepreneurs:
Finalist prizes include:
- Opportunities to launch a financed POC experimentation starting at €5.000 in partnership with United.b and its subsidiaries
- Invitation to the final event in Cape Town
- Visibility through United.b and EIA main communication channels
- A License for the Accelerator Squared online platform
At the Final Event Ceremony, you will get a chance to present your pitch in front of high-ranking officials from United.b and connect with influential individuals from the innovation ecosystems of Europe and Africa at a significant AU-EU Innovation event.
The final event for the United.b Circular Electronics Challenge 2023 for innovative startups and entrepreneurs:
The culminating stage of the competition will be held at the yearly AU-EU Innovation Event in Cape Town, South Africa, where prominent figures from the innovation ecosystems of both Europe and Africa will gather. This presents an exceptional chance to gain worldwide visibility and take advantage of incredible networking prospects.
At the event, a panel of innovation specialists and United.b’s top management will judge the pitches of the three finalists n the 15th of June, 2023.
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2023.
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.