HOW CAN DESIGN MAKE A CIRCULAR FUTURE MORE ACCESSIBLE AND ATTRACTIVE TO ALL?


THE MAKE IT CIRCULAR CHALLENGE CALLS ON DESIGNERS, CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS AND STARTUPS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO ENVISION AND BUILD A CIRCULAR SOCIETY. FROM NOW UNTIL 11 JANUARY 2023, WE INVITE YOU TO SUBMIT IMAGINATIVE IDEAS THAT PREVENT WASTE AND RADICALLY RETHINK OUR WAY OF LIFE: FROM WHAT WE EAT AND WEAR, TO WHY WE BUY AND HOW WE BUILD.

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WHAT CAN YOU WIN?


The winners of the Make it Circular Challenge will take home an award package designed to bring their projects to the next level. They will gain access to a six-month-long development programme which has been co-created by experts from the global Impact Hub network. Winning teams will also receive a prize fund of €10.000 each, as well as valuable press and publicity through WDCD’s channels and those of our partners.

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Timeline

OPEN CALL

OPEN CALL

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
11 OCTOBER 2022 — 11 JANUARY 2023
NOMINATE

NOMINATE

SELECTION OF NOMINEES
MID FEBRUARY 2023
REFINE

REFINE

NOMINATED PROJECTS
END OF FEBRUARY 2023
TRIUMPH

TRIUMPH

SELECTION OF WINNERS
END OF MARCH 2023
DEVELOP

DEVELOP

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
MAY 2023 — DECEMBER 2023
MAKE IT HAPPEN!

MAKE IT HAPPEN!

FOLLOW-UP PROGRAMME
JANUARY 2024 — DECEMBER 2024