The DIN-ECO innovation competition attracted high interest from future pioneers, changemakers and inventors who will revolutionize the fields of Digital Technologies, Digital Health and Manufacturing.
Totally, 235 students participated in the competition with 73 innovative ideas. The Digital technologies sector was the main area of interest of the Competition, gathering 46% of the submitted ideas, followed by Manufacturing.
The DIN-ECO HEIs selected the following 30 innovative ideas, engaging 99 students to compete in the DIN-ECO Digital Hackathon planned for the 16th of December.
|Title of the innovative project||Country||DIN-ECO target sector|
|Microplastic Analyser and Locator for Automatic Collection at Sea||Denmark||Digital Technologies|
|Utilization and storage of excess energy on an energy island.||Denmark||Manufacturing|
|Wave Energy in the North Sea||Denmark||Manufacturing|
|Autonomous Fire Extinguisher||Denmark||Digital Technologies|
|Additive Manufacturing per l’industria||Italy||Manufacturing|
|Multi-metallic material manufactured through Laser-Powder Bed Fusion technology: how and why?||Italy||Manufacturing|
|Heated build platform for aluminum alloys realized by additive manufacturing||Italy||Manufacturing|
|Coating of Additive Manufacturing products with recycled powder||Italy||Manufacturing|
|On the way to find your heART||Greece||Digital Technologies|
|W.E. (World Explorer)||Greece||Digital Technologies|
|VacayFit – Customize your experience||Greece||Digital Technologies|
|Innovative Treatment Access||Greece||Digital Health|
|Online Counselling for SMEs and Micro-SMEs||Turkey||Digital Technologies|
|Blind Lens||Turkey||Digital Health|
|Rainwater Harvesting for Cities||Turkey||Digital Technologies|
|Timeless Experience||Turkey||Digital Technologies|
|Computer Sharing||Poland||Digital Technologies|
|Creation of the application “Znajdźka” to search for goods in store.||Poland||Digital Technologies|
|The factory of regional alcohols in Mazovia run by company||Poland||Manufacturing|
|Innovative support for physical development – Gym Juice Project||Poland||Manufacturing|
|VR Concert||Poland||Digital Technologies|
|Meguapp – environmentally friendly app for a chain of Mexican restaurants||Poland||Digital Technologies|
|Mobile app for waiting rooms time management||Serbia||Digital Technologies|
|Improving the 3D design of plate implants by implementing SubD surfaces||Serbia||Digital Health|
|Personalised wrist orthosis for fractures and rehabilitation||Serbia||Digital Health|
|Mobile application for student scheduling||Serbia||Digital Technologies|
"DIN-ECO is supported by HEI Initiative program of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) (cohort 2) and is funded by the European Union. The HEI initiative aims to support HEIs with expertise and coaching, access to the EIT innovation ecosystem, the largest in Europe, and funding, enabling them to develop innovation action plans complementing the needs of individual HEIs"