Feb. 25 – Think Beyond Plastic is an innovation competition for entrepreneurs working on solutions to the plastic pollution crisis.
The organizers are looking for disruptive technologies and solutions in the following areas:
- Supply chain and infrastructure
- Source materials and packaging
- Products, services or business model innovations
All ideas must be able to lead to solutions at scale!
Qualified participants must have a well-articulated idea or operating business that is seed or early-stage. Businesses must have a viable business proposition, as well as sustainable business practices.
Eligible contestants will compete for a first prize investment of $50,000 for an existing business, and $10,000 investment for the most innovative business idea.
Applications are now open! Finalists and winners will be announced during the Think Beyond Plastic event on June 13-14, 2013 at the David Brower Center in Northern California.
FAQ - frequently asked questions.
Competition Sponsors - http://thinkbeyondplastic.com/sponsorship/sponsors/
Source: Plastic Pollution Coalition