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Unveiling the 15 Finalists of PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon

By April 15, 2024May 14th, 2024News

We are thrilled to announce the 15 finalists of the PLASTIC FANTASTIC Hackathon! After a successful 3-day Bootcamp, with Masteclasses on Business Modeling & Pitching by Relevant Ventures and Uni.Fund, as well as Inspiring Talks from representatives of pioneering organizations and programs such as RAMONES, Plasticpreneur, EcoBrixs, and Climate-KIC, the time to move on the second phase of the competition has finally come! After careful consideration and evaluation, these finalists have emerged as the top contenders from a pool of 24 exceptional teams representing diverse backgrounds and expertise. 

  1. Green Oasis – Tunisia
  2. Sustainable Sailing – Greece
  3. Captoplastic – Spain
  4. Microplastics – Albania & Italy
  5. BioRise – Greece
  6. Plastic Pixel – Germany
  7. Volatile moments – Austria & Portugal
  8. – Montenegro
  9. DropliNet – Estonia
  10. COFFEECO – Greece
  11. TRASH TALK HACKERS – Italy & Kenya
  12. OCEANPLASTIK – Czech Republic
  13. Plastic Upcycle – Greece
  14. Polymerch – USA
  15. BioFlocean – Turkey

Stay tuned for the big announcement of the 4 winning teams, on Thursday, April 28!

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

Watch the Hackathon PLASTIC FANTASTIC highlights on the REMEDIES for Ocean YouTube Channel here!

We would like to thank our awards sponsors and supporters:

  • Sani/Ikos hospitality Group, a leader in sustainability and sustainable tourism with numerous global awards and certifications in areas such as environmental management and carbon neutrality, has an ambitious triple target to be net zero by 2030, as well as zero-single-use-plastic and zero-waste-to-landfill by the end of 2024
  • Athanasios C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation dedicated to supporting various charitable initiatives, including those focused on environmental conservation, education, and healthcare
  • Sporos Platform combining robust & future-proof financial returns with measurable environmental & social impact,
  • WIT & Scientists Against Plastic creating nature-inspired scientific solutions to fight plastic pollution
  • and last but not least, the EU Horizon Program RAMONES on radioactivity monitoring in ocean ecosystems.

A big shout-out, appreciation, gratitude, and admiration to the Hackathon PLASTIC FANTASTIC Bootcamp Judges, listering carefully, advicing, and evaluating the 24 applicants.

Let’s make a difference together!