Driven by challenges, fueled by innovation, and mentored by experts, the business-driven BioBoosters Hackathon process offers a turnkey service for circular economy transition.
Are you looking to fast-track your company’s circular economy transition? Learn about our call for challenge providers at https://www.jamk.fi/en/project/biopaavo/bioboosters.
BioBoosters aims to advance the green transition of bioeconomy business by matchmaking competence with needs. By employing a proven business-driven Hackathon process, we can solve challenges that the bioeconomy businesses are facing in transitioning to circular economy business models.
BioBoosters Hackathon is connecting the bioeconomy innovation ecosystems of 9 regions across the Baltic Sea Region. By implementing the open innovation process in inter-regional co-operation, we can facilitate cross-sectoral knowledge transfer as well as connect SMEs, start-ups, and research groups with companies in an international context.
We will run 18 BioBoosters Hackathons together with target groups to validate the innovation process model to be adopted in the key bioeconomy innovation hubs of the participating regions. Furthermore, the model will be transferrable to any innovation hub that is looking to support their regional business networks in green or digital transition.
Our expected impact in numbers:
- 18 Business-driven Hackathons will validate up to 70 solutions to circular transition challenges
- 20 international RDI and business co-operations initiated
- 500 specialist brought together to drive the circular transition of the bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea Region
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ValioHackathon - InvitationValio invites You to ideate ways to tackle the seasonal variation in milk production.||
HolmenHackathon - InvitationHow can we transform wood ash - a by-product from our biofuel boilers created during the heating and drying process of wood - from waste to wonder?||
The rules of participation in HackathonsThe rules governing co-operation between all participants of the BioBoosters Hackathon process; a client, the teams, the mentors, the organizer, and the potential co-organizers, are set out in the Rules of Participation.||
Mentoring Principles in BioBoosters HackathonIn this document, the meaning and role of being a mentor in a hackathon are explained.||
BioBoosters Hackathon Evaluation Plan||
BioBoosters Hackathon Communication Planv. 1.0 to be applied in the first piloting iteration of the BioBoosters Hackathon in August 2023 – May 2024||