What wood you do –
to boost the forest bioeconomy?
Spring 2020 Paper Province announced an international innovation competition with new forest-based ideas in focus. The 2020 edition is now closed, but more competitions will be launched in the future. We hope to hear from you then.
The first “What wood you do” competition took place March – June and the six best ideas were invited to a final event in Sweden 24 Seeptember 2020.
The finalists got to share their innovative ideas with the world, refine them with help of innovation and industry experts, and ultimately pitch their ideas to a jury. They also received media attention.
Prize: The winner of the competition won a prize of €25,000 and the option to get business support from the incubator Sting Bioeconomy during one year.
First prize: €25,000
Second to fifth prize: €2,500
Funders: County Administrative Board Värmland and Region of Värmland
Project Coordinator: Paper Province
Contest entries must meet
the following requirements:
- Contribute to the development of the forest bioeconomy
- Contribute to increased sustainability and/or the Global Goals of Agenda 2030
- Be unique
- Be scalable
Jury: The jury members consist of business leaders, innovation experts and investors: