Grant Foundation 3.5 people on the team Green Tech Public engagement events Hospitality Hackathon Circular economy
Waste into products
- Textile - RITA, The Mills
- Packaging - Brinc, Sonalie
- Food -
Sometimes it is not about the innovation, but how to make it happen in the Hong Kong context
Awards Internship for Mills Fabrica
- Feb 14 or 15th, we’d love an
- Sat Feb 26, hackathon
- March 3rd evening
Workshop for students
→ Cesar and Aurianne propose to do the workshop in person at MakerBay
→ Aurianne: we had 25
→ Lucianne & Lucia: online Design Thinking is optional. 75% students, 25% professional
? How do you define if Design Thinking is a “core” or “optional” activity?
→ We are basically paying our own staff, yet we want to make these other workshops attractive. We can say one person in the team has got to participate.
No budget allocated
Unless we get sponsors
Their network to connect with hospitality people
Introduce our services and products
We can organise a focus group with hospitality industry
Right now we have only 2 government projects - very slow and rigid.
We’re looking to build a membership program
We can use MakerBay to upsell
Other project with double-charging scheme
Waste segregation, in Soho and Central, several restaurants
How to measure waste
How to segregate
Focus on a cluster
Make recommendations for EPD
Grant under HKU Knowledge Exchange
? Do you already have these creative solutions?
- Air table
- We have our own IP software for easy tracking of waste management app.
Limited budget, so we’ll use some simple tech
We are working with the green bins guys
Smart Bin and Smart Waste Management System: How IoT is Enhancing Waste Collection - IoT Marketing
Sustainable solid waste management has become a huge concern for municipalities worldwide as cities face a population increase that is quite unprecedented. A recent world bank report shows that about 2.01 billion tonnes of solid waste are produced annually, with 33% disposed of in an environmentally degrading manner.
Smart Bin | Smart Waste Bin - GF Technovation
Smart Cities like Hong Kong are looking to technology to improve operational efficiency and create long-term benefits for the society. Dealing with millions of tonnes of municipal solid waste annually in a smarter way is as important as smart security, smart traffic and smart energy.
? Which are the most progressive people in the hospitality? What are they struggling with? What are funding?
Industry is not willing to pay anything
They are more willing to pay
Developers have more money. They are listed. They need to fund with ESG obligations. Now when they do retrofitting, they educate their tenants. Real estates are funding
- how to design their kitchen, in F&B
Shopping malls are moving faster. They would contract us as consultants.
Some high profile projects that have visibility
There are the biggest leaders. With the pandemic, we’ve been knocking on the doors. Industries are struggling.
Mental health, social trial with 5 hotels groups.
→ Aurianne: How much we would want to charge?
→ Promotion of the event with our community?
Cesar: if it can help to build / buy a partnership