SUSTAINABILITY

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Description

How might we bring Gen-Z to better financial planning and making sustainable choices while shopping?

 

In this hackathon we encourage teams to generate ideas and develop practical solutions which can help customers to make well informed, sustainable purchasing decisions while shopping. Both, Rimi and SEB care about Sustainability in all aspects – environmental, social and governance.

Prize?

500 EUR CASH PRIZE

500 EUR RIMI GIFT CARD

500 EUR DONATION

ON BEHALF OF THE TEAM

Expected result?

Developed concept with a prototype, which is either focused on physical or online shopping experience, or both. Done early tests of prototype with end-users, gathered and presented learnings.The solution should incorporate both - financial and environmental sustainability aspects, driving consumer behavior towards preferring more local goods and impacting persons financial health in long-term.

What help can you expect with the challenge?

SEB will provide lecture to participants about financial planning to better understand aspects of good financial health and planning. Some link to materials where colleagues have explained the key aspects:

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Rimi Baltic will provide a lecture about sustainability as a core of Rimi business, as well give examples, how sustainability has led to new products, solutions etc. Mentoring from experts in the field.

LINK HERE

This challenge invites students to build and develop ideas across the deep science domain. Any science related ideas are welcome, however here are some fields that are especially so suggested and might help you define your ideas: 

  • Smart Materials

  • Sensors

  • Smart coatings

  • Photonics

  • Micro/nano electronics

  • Energy

  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

Prize?

3000EUR CASH PRIZE

Expected result?

Experts with a deep science background will be on the spot to help you with defining your ideas, understanding what has already been done before and how you can bring your project to the next level. Additionally there will be a list of idea suggestions to help you kick off if you have none!

What help can you expect with the challenge?

DEEP SCIENCE

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DATA and
healthCARE

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In the age of data our own health and habits are one of the fields where gathering information can give us direct and immediate insights for future improvements. The rise of Internet of Things with our smartwatches, heart rate monitors and even meditation apps have been blowing up in the last couple of years, however there are many more health habits that we could improve upon apart from the classical well known health habit tips and tricks. Various hospitals and research groups gather data on our patients, direct links to health habits and different diseases, nevertheless these data are not always taken advantage of.

Prize?

TICKETS TO TECHCHILL

LICENCE FOR DIGITAL TOOLS

Expected result?

Using the available online data on health and wellbeing or just your own observations, create an application, a bot, prototype for an electronic device, video game or website that could improve on our daily health habits. The solution can also be a data visualization that raises awareness about a specific health topic and showcases data from a new perspective. 

Challenge Partner

Technology Business Centre of the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) is a public sector entity that supports early-stage innovative ideas from small and medium-sized enterprises, startups and individual inventors. 


TechChill is the main tech and startup event in the Baltics bridging the gaps in knowledge, skills and network! https://techchill.co/

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Game development is one of the most creative and challenging fields across the tech scene. The challenge invites you to develop any game of your choice, it can be anything from a retro style game,  3D, augmented reality exploration, puzzle game or just a funny useless game showcasing something silly you had in mind. Go crazy with the challenge as the only rule here is that the players have fun while playing it!

GIFT CARD FOR A TOTAL VALUE OF 1000EUR

Mentors on game development will help you with game ideas and the advise on any technologies you might use. Additionally there will be workshops on the theme of game development for those in their first steps. The challenge will also present a couple of game examples that could help you get your ideas flowing. 

GAME DEVELOPMENT

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Prize?
Expected result?

Using the available online data on health and wellbeing or just your own observations, create an application, a bot, prototype for an electronic device, video game or website that could improve on our daily health habits. The solution can also be a data visualization that raises awareness about a specific health topic and showcases data from a new perspective. 

What help can you expect with the challenge?