Case competition on climate change

What if your idea is the spark we need to ignite real change?

iQnite is an open call case competition for creative problem solvers looking to lead the fight against climate change. And build new, interesting businesses doing so.

Why?

Climate change is often about what we need to stop doing. Let's focus on what we could start doing based on original ideas.

What?

Do you have the guts to go first and show by doing that your idea has the legs required to turn into a startup with huge potential?

How?

The best things come in pairs. Your idea and stamina. Our expertise and help. Bring the spark and let's ignite. Together.

Challenges ready for your business idea(s)

If you already have a stellar idea, you wan't to join with, cool. If not, we have chosen six different themes to inspire you to take the plunge and join our call.

Clothes waste

Can you create a better business out of people buying less garments?

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Less biodiversity

Can you build a successful startup based on securing our biodiversity?

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Unsustainable materials

Can you find new and profitable ways of using less instead of more?

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Energy waste

Can you find ways to positively disrupt the energy business?

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Crowded housing

Can you come up with a compelling offer for making do with less?

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Food waste

Can you find new and interesting ways of getting more food from farm to fork?

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Who will be judging your business idea(s)?

Your idea(s) for how to build a new business with positive impact on climate change deserve an expert evaluation. So we are putting together a high-profile panel with experience within climate change, policy making, design, product, entrepreneurship - you name it. They all know the business idea with the most potential for real impact, when they see it.

The expert panel

Tommy Ahlers

Tommy is a successful founder, entrepreneur, CEO and former Minister of Science, Technology, Information and Higher Education representing Venstre. Today he is member of parliament for Venstre and spokesperson on business policy.

Mikal Hallstrup

Mikal is the founder of the international Danish design company, Designit, who have won lots of accolades and awards for groundbreaking designs. Mikal is an experienced entrepreneur currently exploring new ventures.

Simon Goldschmidt

Simon is a seasoned entrepreneur, who have lived the startup life for years. His latest role was as Chief Commercial Officer at ORBITAL SYSTEMS, a startup pioneer in recycling and saving of domestic water.

Louise Lerche-Gredal

Louise is Plastic Changer and Commandress-in-Chief at Plastic Change, a Danish NGO working to help reduce the unnecessary use of plastic. The organization has already made a significant impact with their initiatives.