EKO Innovation Centre, EKO Carbon And Commodity With Generation Unlimited 9JA Launch Ekoclimathon 1.0

Eko Innovation Center, one of the leading tech hubs in Nigeria,  Eko Carbon, and Commodity in collaboration with Generation Unlimited 9Ja will gather Nigerian innovators for the first climate mitigation hackathon tagged EkoClimathon 1.0 on Friday, July 8th, 2022.

Eko Innovation Centre which curates events like Art of Technology Lagos, and The Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon amongst others with Eko Carbon, and Commodity, the foremost climate mitigation and carbon management company in collaboration with Generation Unlimited 9Ja, a new public-private youth partnership platform is changing the narrative around climate change by curating this hackathon to ideate and create solutions that will build global solutions that will help the world meet its climate goal.

With over 1000plus individuals registered to participate in the hackathon and heavy artillery of industry leaders billed as speakers, mentors, and judges, Ekoclimathon 1.0 will gather industries, corporate bodies, government agencies, policymakers, associations, agriculture sectors, and Tech-hubs to create an alternative fast route that can bring the world closer to the net-zero goal.

Ekoclimathon 1.0 will focus on addressing the following areas of industry challenges, Agriculture, food, and waste, Circular Economy, Transportation challenge, Nature-based solutions challenge, and Energy. Participants will be split into teams of 4 and required to work together for a period of 3 weeks, brainstorming and ideating new concepts based on their focus areas. Each team gets to pitch their ideas to a selection Jury of subject matter experts and the best 10 teams with the most viable concepts will go head-to-head at the finale on the 5 th of August for a chance at the $7,500 prize pool and an acceleration program to get their products ready for the market.

To be a part of the launch event, register to get an invite at https://www.ekoclimathon.com/virtual-launch/

To know more about EkoClimathon 1.0; visit https://www.ekoclimathon.com/

Moji Alabi

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