We are impressed by the quality of the projects submitted to this round of the #impaktWISE Awards. Out of 45 submissions from all over the globe, our expert jury was given a tough task to decide on the winners of the #impaktWISE Pitch Awards and Ideation Awards.
Get inspired by the winning projects presented below!
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Winners of the Pitch Awards
Urban Farming During COVID-19
Team: Louie Guiterrez
Business Model: https://app.babele.co/project/5977
As the winner of the #impaktWISE Pitch Awards, Louie was awarded 20,000 DKK to support the future development of Urban Farming during COVID-19. The project aims to turn idle land in the city of Manila into productive farms to support marginalized communities and give jobs to displaced workers. The jury was impressed by the outstanding quality of the business model proposal, the impact of the project on the local population and the innovative and realistic solution to help solve food insecurity.
Fruitions - from farm to soil
Team: Barak Bondzi
Business Model: https://app.babele.co/project/6455
Fruitions is a beverage organization that helps prevent the wastage of fruits by exhausting its entire usefulness from the farm to the customer, and was awarded 5,000 DKK as one of the runner-ups in the #impaktWISE Pitch Awards. The jury appreciated the high relevance of the problems it aims to solve, the practicality of the solution, the detailed business model and the potential for scaling.
Team: Olivia Lyng & Lavanya Yeleswarapu
Business Model: https://app.babele.co/project/6187
Farm2Tech was also awarded 5,000 DKK as a runner-up in the #impaktWISE Pitch Awards. The aim of the project is to empower Nigerian smallholder farmers in overcoming agricultural barriers via a technological platform that connects them to experts. The jury saw a great opportunity to create exchanges and solidify a community of stakeholders, and appreciated the opportunity to scale the solution in the future, creating a higher impact for all end-users.
Winners of the Ideation Awards
Conifer Solar Solutions
Team: Gabriel Childs Michael & Aidan Travis
Business Model: https://app.babele.co/project/6468
The aim of Conifer Solar Solutions is to increase access to renewable energy through the sale of solar-powered thermoelectric coding systems.
Team: Lucy Vega Martinéz, Andrés Dominguez & Ai Ying Cheah
Business Model: https://app.babele.co/project/6515/
More Employment aims to create a web platform to promote the contracting of face-to-face services offers by self-employed construction workers in Ecuador.
Team: Jerrick Tee, Gemma G.Y.H & Peik Wan Yap
Business Model: https://app.babele.co/project/6247
Equal Education wants to provide equal education opportunities for youth during COVID-19 through accessibility to resources and skills development for employment.