AVIRAL

PLASTIC WASTE INNOVATION

CHALLENGE

Aviral – Reducing Plastic Waste in the Ganga

Application Deadline extended to 29th Nov 2020

DO YOU HAVE A GREAT SOLUTION THAT WILL CHANGE THE FUTURE OF PLASTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT?

Join the Aviral Plastic Waste Innovation Challenge!

The Aviral Plastic Waste Innovation Challenge is an innovative businesses competition to support and showcase innovative solutions in the field of plastic waste management. The objective is to solve existing problems in the two cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar through sustainable technology and business innovations.

For the very first time in India the partnership of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (The Alliance) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH invites innovative businesses to be part of this grand challenge that will strengthen your chances of working and applying innovative solutions to plastic waste management in Haridwar and Rishikesh.

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AVIRAL PLASTIC WASTE INNOVATION CHALLENGE

We will be conducting two separate tracks – two winners will be announced at the end of the challenge; one winner for each track

TRACK 01

Create added value and improve plastic waste value chain.

TRACK 02

Develop a solution pertaining to plastic waste from the tourist population.

WHAT ARE THE FOCUS AREAS AVIRAL IS WORKING ON?

Capacity Enhancement

Improving knowledge and resources of municipalities on plastic waste management

Value Chain

Strengthening the plastic waste value chain and management system

Innovation

Developing and pilot testing local innovative management and recycling solutions

Awareness & Engagement

Enhancing plastic waste awareness

We are looking for innovative technology and business solutions in plastic waste management in the fields of:

WHO CAN APPLY?

Businesses who facilitate innovative solution to reduce the plastic waste problem

Eligibility Criteria

Any legal entity in existence for at least 6 months
Ideas with a technology validated in relevant environment (industrially relevant environment in the case of key enabling technologies)

WHAT IS THE COMPETITION PROCESS?

  • Application phase – Submit an entry form and additionally, please submit the CVs of your 3 key team members as well as an overview about existing/previous projects of your entity for reference. Any patents. (Not Mandatory)
  • Pitch phase – Shortlisted participants will be asked to submit an elevator pitch video (max. two-minute) along with a pitch deck, which will be reviewed by the selection committee.
  • Q&A phase – The selection committee will evaluate the proposals and get the opportunity to ask specific questions during a Question and Answer Phase with the shortlisted participants
  • Announcement of winners – For each of the two challenge topics, 1 winners will be chosen to implement pilots with grant support of up to 50,000 EUR

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MY SOLUTION IS SELECTED?

  • Selection – After evaluation of the applications received, the top 20 businesses with innovative solutions will be selected from each track (total 40 businesses) and at the end 2 winners (1 from each track) will be announced on the program website.
  • Compendium – The documentation of the selected innovative businesses and the description of their innovative solutions will be undertaken in the form of a compendium
  • Online Database – An indexed, searchable online database of the selected solutions will be created . This will be for easy reference and showcase of the businesses and their innovative solutions.
  • Virtual Event -A virtual event on a convenient date will be hosted, where selected solutions will be showcased to ULBs and stakeholders.
  • Pilot testing of the selected solution – Will be supported with selected ULBs

What is in it for you?

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HOW TO APPLY

Aviral – Reducing Plastic Waste in the Ganga

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