- Bluemed Hackathon 2021: OGS among the winners
- 29 June 2021
- OGS with team 6 won the Bluemed Hackathon challenge 3, for a plastic-free Mediterranean Sea
Congratulation to OGS that, as a component of Team 6, got the best position of the the BlueMed Hackathon team challenge. In the frame of the Pilot Action on marine litter, BlueMed launches the Hackathon to develop solutions for a healthy plastic free Mediterranean Sea.
The international Team 6, including Marco Jokic from OGS, won the Challenge 3 Unlocking the Innovation in the Blue Economy by engaging solution providers thanks to the project A Bridge Platform to eliminate plastic pollution. Connecting volunteers and stakeholders, who gather abandoned plastic, to the brands that transform it into reusable materials is the objective of the project. In October, the platform will be presented at ECOMONDO 2021, Europe's leading event for ecological transition and circular economy.