The Living University of The Blue Economy

A short visit to a parallel universe! *I have to apologize right at the beginning to all our friends, who are by now used to our relatively shortish blogs, this one simply couldn't have been compacted into a standard length. The Living University of Blue Economy by Ferdinando Iannone I thought a lot about this blog, and how to actually start a blog entry about The Living University of Blue Economy, the most amazing time of my life; the most important; the most fulfilling; the most inspiring? I am not even entirely sure how to define it, as I know…

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Afforest4Future wins EU eit Climate-KIC with 10 000 € grant cash :)

  A short update on our progress :) Afforest4Future got into the Climate-KIC accelerator!   Climate-KIC is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate innovation to mitigate and adapt to climate change. With their initial support of 10 000 euros :))) and a possibility to get up to 100 000 in 18 months :)   I uploaded the photos from the actual pitching event and the ceremony later, I am so happy I think my smile wanted to get out of my face! Hahhahahh :D     The bootcamp was awesome! Our coach was great Hans, the mastermind behind the…

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Eurosoil 2016 in Istanbul, a safe and stunningly beautiful megapolis in October

Finally my report from the Eurosoil 2016 in Istanbul   The awesome Eurosoil 2016 Istanbul Congress   Prof. Ahmet Mermut, handing me the trophy for the best poster at the Eurosoil 2016 :))) and I received it on behalf of Dr Jovica Vasin a Serbian scientist who wasn't present at the ceremony! LOL The Eurosoil 2016 Istanbul Congress was first meant to be in July, but due to the unfortunate events of the failed coup in Turkey, it had to be postponed on the 16th of July or the day it was meant to start. I boarded the plane that morning…

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ClimateLaunch Finals in Tallin #CLP2016

Hey guys, We just got back from largest clean tech business competition in Europe. Yes, you guessed right! It's ClimateLaunchpad2016! #CLP2016 It was amazing! Two great days of exchanging ideas and possibilities to tackle climate change! And all of that happening in Europe's Silicon valley Estonia. So, we were pitching two days in a row and it was extremely exciting. First day of the gathering we pitched in the Carbon Negative theme and herd some great feedback from Noach Deich from Center for Carbon Removal organisation. Second day we pitched in front of a different jury and it was a thrilling feeling!…

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The start of the INiTS startup camp

What a funny title, but hey it's all about learning how to start and launch successfully :) a startup. Coming from a technical and rather artistic background, like architecture fitting in this small strictly selected group of business minded people will be a challenge. But hey this is what we like the most, a good challenge. Half of the time I think that that was the reason why we won the Climatelaunchpad, seeing it as a challenge pushed us to go beyond ourselves and break all the boundaries we have created for us. This is why I believe a good challenge…

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We won ClimateLaunchpad finals in Austria

Dear friends, We won the 1st place at Austrian National finals of ClimateLaunchpad! So just a quick reminder! ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s largest clean tech business idea competition! How does it all work? For starters we went to a ClimateLaunchpad boot-camp in Austria, that was superbly organized by Student Innovation Center-SIC , thanks guys! For two days we worked together with all the other finalists and coaches, who helped us formulate our somewhat vague ideas into tangible business ideas that we pitched a few times during the camp to make it perfect. As our trainer Mike Goodfellow-Smith would like to say Practice, Practice,Practice!…

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Moringa Oleifera

Here are some interesting facts about  Moringa Oleifera! This tree will save many lives! Called the miracle tree by FAO UN, can help you bust your immune system as well as rise your energy levels!It is predicted by many scientist that Moringa Oleifera will end malnourishment and hunger. We plan on planting it across the Sahara desert and thus eradicating hunger in the region!

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