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StartupX Waste-tech Startup Competition – Waste 20/20 (Win S$50k In Prizes)

Waste-tech Startup Competition

Applications are now open for the StartupX waste-tech startup competition. This is a ‘waste, but not wasted’ program tagged Waste 20/20, and the aim is to build a Zero Waste Singapore.

So, if you run a waste-tech startup and willing to go global to join and address challenges in Singapore’s waste ecosystem, apply.

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Start Your Business in 30 Days Even If You Don't Have An Idea
Start Your Business in 30 Days Even If You Don’t Have An Idea

About The Startupx Waste-tech Startups Competition

The StartupX is excited to announce the launch of its inaugural waste-tech startup competition WASTE 20/20. This is in partnership with Enterprise Singapore and The Incubation Network, alongside the largest waste management corporations in Singapore! The first of its kind – they will be on the lookout for innovative solutions addressing challenges faced in the food and plastic waste streams! The aim includes;

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01 Collection

How can we increase resource efficiency in terms of time, number of trips? To also increase manpower required to transport food and plastic waste to recycling facilities?

02 Treatment

How can we break down mixed food and plastic waste into valuable by-products? What tools can be explored to convert mixed food and plastic waste into alternative materials or products?

03 Management

How can we enable better segregation and disposal of food and plastic waste to reduce contamination? Are there ways to break down food and plastic waste prior to treatment?

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Programmes Highlight

The organisers are serious about waste, and serious about helping nations around the world solve their specific waste challenges, starting from Singapore. So, join to gain access to a global waste network; exclusive opportunity to pitch to waste management corporations to explore collaborations in Singapore and beyond; and funding support to take your product to the next level! In the program you will gain;

  • Exclusive access to key stakeholders
  • Gain the exclusive opportunity to pitch to representatives from key government agencies and the largest waste management companies in Singapore.
  • Up to S$50k in prizes
  • The top 3 teams will stand the chance to win up to S$50k in prizes, to provide further support for their developments.
  • Profile yourself on a global stage
  • The top team will be accelerated to the finals of global startup competition – SLINGSHOT. And, have a digital booth at the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) in December 2020.

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Eligible Criteria

Go from idea to starting your business in 30 days
Go from idea to starting your business in 30 days

Startupx is inviting high potential waste-tech startups from across the globe who are ready to scale up and go global. You are invited to join and address challenges in Singapore’s waste ecosystem. To participate, you must;

  • Have a ready minimum viable product
  • This should be a functional prototype that demonstrates the solution and potential of the solution to address identified challenges in the food and plastic waste streams.
  • Have strong interest to set up base in Singapore
  • The startup should be prepared to incorporate an entity in Singapore, should it be awarded prize monies as one of the top 3 teams.
  • Have obtained initial commercial traction
  • This can be in the form of revenue generated, partnerships, investments, and/or contracts obtained.

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The deadline for application for the Startupx waste-tech startups competition is November 1, 2020. If you want to participate, please visit: https://www.thestartupx.com/waste2020/

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