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  "How can Barclays realise waste reduction targets in their global office locations?"

"How can Barclays realise waste reduction targets in their global office locations?"

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Barclays is looking for solutions to reduce waste in its office locations around the world, mostly by focusing on raising awareness and accountability with all its employees about the waste impact and promoting the notion of “End Value” and lifetime costs of products including transparency of waste termination.

  "How can LEGO inspire next generations by applying breakthrough waste reduction solution?"

"How can LEGO inspire next generations by applying breakthrough waste reduction solution?"

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LEGO has a zero waste ambition. They are implementing policies incentivising the creation of a better future by leading-by-example and by educating kids to respect the environment. Now they’re on the hunt for the latest technology to support them with realization of their zero waste target and create awareness for waste reduction in its larger audience.

 
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+ When is the deadline for the application?

As a startup, you can apply until August 10th. However we have a half-way evaluation on July 31st. Applying before this time significantly increases your chances to be selected to pitch in Copenhagen.

+ Can we apply to multiple challenges?

Absolutely! We encourage you to apply to multiple challenges, if you have what it takes to solve them.

+ Are there any costs involved?

This opportunity is completely free of charge.

+ What happens during the demo day?

During the demo day the best applicants are invited to pitch in real life to their potential clients. This takes place in Copenhagen. At the end of the day the best companies will be selected as winner, and will continue working with the challenge partner for 2 days on forming an agreement. This will involve contract talks, financials, way-of-working, etc. We intend on starting at least 3 pilots or proof-of-concept projects.

+ When will we hear back from you regarding selections?

We close signups on August 10th. Please allow us about a week to evaluate and expect to hear from us around August 15th. Tip: keep 22/23 August free in your agenda.

+ What are the selection criteria for each challenge?

Each challenge has different criteria for evaluating the applications. Please read the description of each challenge to find out.

+ I have very specific questions, who can I ask?

Please send your questions to gianluca@thenextweb.com