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Kick-Off Event 13 April 2016

Interested in solving real world problems with companies in a multi-disciplinary setting? Then join the first Sustainability Forum Case Competition- an inter-disciplinary challenge inviting all students at Lund University. The competition will include a kick-off, an optional pitch event with inspiring guest speakers and a diverse jury. There would also be prizes for teams.

The kick-off event will take place on Wednesday, April 13 from 16.00-18.00 at ProLab (Sölvegatan 18, 221 00 Lund). Representatives from the participating organizations and companies will be present to describe the cases, along with a guest speakers from SoPact. This event will give participants an overview of the cases, tips for idea development, and an introduction to circular economy concepts. The last 30 minutes of the event will be an optional mingling period for students who wish to form teams.

After the kick off students are free to choose any number of cases of their interests and make teams. Those who cannot attend the kick-off event can still enter the competition by enrolling at the latest by 21st April 16 (17:00).

Fika will be provided.

Sign up here for the Kick-Off Event April 13 (link to Facebook event)

Detailed programme for the Kick-Off Event 13 April 2016:

16.00-16.15: Students arrive

16.15-16.25: Introduction from LU Sustainability Forum

16.25-16.35: Case 1 - Circular economy from NSR: How to reuse more - new business models!

16.35-16.45: Case 2 - Circular economy from Godsinlösen: Finding new markets for waste!

16.45-16.55: Case 3 - Green finance from Swedish Society for Nature Conservation: New ideas for eco-labelling! (a filmed presentation)

16.55-17.00: Questions

17.00-17.15: Break for fika (possible time for more questions)

17.15-17.25: “Think like a start-up” from SoPact

17.30-18.00: Networking activity for students

Lund University Sustainablity Forum
Sölvegatan 37
223 62 Lund

contact [at] sustainability.lu.se