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Presenting the startups – SWEDEN VIRTUAL REALITY

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

Today it is a problem that we produce and consume more than what the planet can tolerate. We must both produce and consume more sustainable to meet our future and maintain our environment. This is a problem caused by lack of knowledge and lack of engagement possibilities from the end-consumers and the public society. Read more

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Presenting the startups – ENTO FODER

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

Our oceans are being overfished in order to turn the fishes into feed for animal production in a non-sustainable way. We also have a food waste system that is not fully used where we can find expand the value chain.

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Presenting the startups – PITUPI

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

At Pitupi, we’re trying to establish greater transparency in the fashion industry. We’ve gone from a production cycle that not long ago placed a focus on four seasons a year to one that now embraces up to 22. Garment manufacturers are the ones assuming the greatest amount of responsibility in this new “fast fashion” cycle, at the expense of their health, safety, and livelihood. Read more

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Presenting the startups – STELLA ROBOTICS

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

We are facing a demographic challenge in our society. The age group 80 + is estimated to increase by 30% between the years 2014-2024 and already today there is a huge lack of resources. Health care and home care services will be gradually moved out to the resident’s home and many elderly will need to stay in their homes longer. Our solution is intended to support the elderly in their homes and at the same time help strengthen the home care system. Read more

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Presenting the startups – INGA INGENJÖR

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

There is a gap when it comes to gender and social background among engineering students in Sweden. Diversity among engineers is important for the tech industry and helps innovation. Therefore, we need to increase diversity among engineering students. In addition, we will need more engineers here in Sweden the upcoming years. Read more

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Presenting the startups – CUBE.

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

The Problem at the base of our project is the gap between European citizens, especially the Youth and the EU institutions. This gap however, is a consequence of the little knowledge Europeans have about European politics, the complex and often unavailable channels of citizen participation in the EU and the political consequences of the demographic change. Active citizen participation at the EU level is mainly conditioned by high education, geographic closeness to Brussels and other European capitals and a financial background allowing for travels, time and inspiration to take part. Read more

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Welcome night

After spending the day at the Entrepreneurship Fair presenting SoPact, the whole team gathered to welcome our new Sopacters for the first time! Exciting to think this is the beginning of our three-month-journey with an amazing team of social entrepreneurs ready to make the world a better place! Read more