Skip to main content

Announcing the 24 Successful Projects for the PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon

By April 5, 2024April 10th, 2024News

We are thrilled to announce the 24 successful applicants who will be participating in the PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon! After reviewing numerous applications from passionate individuals eager to tackle the issue of ocean plastic pollution, we have selected a diverse group of innovators ready to make a difference. We received applications from 18 different countries, working in Europe, Africa, North America, and Asia, and 30% of the applicants were women.

The PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon, organized by the EU Mission Ocean program REMEDIES for Ocean, is an international online event aimed at fostering creative solutions to combat plastic pollution in our ocean and waters. With the support of our partners and sponsors, we are excited to see what these talented individuals will bring to the table.

Among the successful applicants are engineers, scientists, designers, and environmental enthusiasts, each bringing their unique perspectives and skills to the hackathon. We are confident that their collaboration will lead to innovative ideas and solutions that can make a real impact.

Successful projects:

  1. Green Oasis
  2. Plastic Upcycle
  3. ECOMOUV09
  5. Investigation of Phthalic Acid Esters (PAE) and Organophosphate Esters (OPE) Levels of Microorganic Pollutants in Black Sea Water and Sediments 
  6. BioRise: Biotechnological Innovation for Plastic Valorization
  7. DeSal Box
  8. Plstka: From Trash to Gold for Empowering Community
  9. Edible biofilms for functional foods
  10. Sustainable Sailing Greece
  12. Planet Matters
  14. DropliNet: Advancing Micro- and Nano-Plastic Monitoring in Aqueous Environments with Droplet-based Microfluidics
  15. refeelme
  16. Volatile moments for a different future
  17. Captoplastic
  19. BioFlocean
  20. Microplastic distribution, abundance and composition in the water column, sediments and biota samples in Vlora Bay 
  21. microlean
  22. Polymerch
  23. Plastic Pixel

For more information about the PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon, important dates and detailed agenda visit here.

Watch the PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon live!

You can watch the Hackathon on live streaming! Watch the open sessions on April 10 here, April 11 here,  and April 18 here.

We would like to thank our awards sponsors and supporters, Athanasios C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation, Sporos Platform, Sani/Ikos Group, WIT, Scientists Against Plastic, and RAMONES

Let’s make a difference together!