Do you dream of a sustainable food system for tomorrow?
Please join us for the 2018 Food for Tomorrow innovation challenge in Skopje.
During a 24-hour innovation challenge in Skopje 25 - 26 April we will gather 25 change makers and innovators to develop and explore ideas, products or projects that aim to build a sustainable food system. The challenge in Skopje will be followed by 18 months of regional collaborations where eco systems of innovators collaborate to launch and implement their ideas and projects.
Who are we looking for?
- Ambitious, professional and driven change makers and innovators
- Working in private, public or NGO’s or interdependent with new innovations.
- You are creative, open, collaborative and innovative
- Applicants are preferably between 20-40 years of age.
- You are active and/or based in the Western Balkans and in Sweden
Why a 24 -hour challenge?
- To gather innovators, change makers and new ideas
- Develop new eco-systems of innovators in Sweden and the Western Balcans
- Explore innovations, products and projects for cross-regional collaborations
- Design and plan common projects and ideas together
Previous participants from a 24 h challenge in 2017 say:
"This is an amazing opportunity to get involved in solving the issue that is often overlooked in the Western Balkans. Building a strong food system that is sustainable, environmentally friendly, carbon neutral, fosters small local producers and encourages quality and organic production is crucial for the years to come. Sweden definitely has some of the best lessons we can learn and connecting the key stakeholders from the Western Balkans on working together on this issue, while creating meaningful links with the peers in Sweden is the right way to go!"
"24 h formate was so effective and dynamic, proactive moderator eye opening, inspiring, thought provoking, knowledge based, fun. We should do this again on Balkans."
What is the Food for Tomorrow initiative?
The Food for Tomorrow is aiming at change makers and innovators working with sustainable food systems on the Western Balkans and in Sweden. The initiative aims to support local actions with global potential and to create new networks between stakeholders working with food in different ways – from fork to field.