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13/05/2022

Balkathon 3.0 is on

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The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) has launched its third online competition for the best digital ideas and solutions from the Western Balkans – Balkathon 3.0. Applications are open until 24 May.

This year, they are looking for fresh, innovative and unique ideas in five categories:

 

-Ecommerce(virtual promotion tools, video and influence marketing)

Agriculture, food tech and rural development

Renewable/sustainable energy (solar, wind, hydro, tidal, geothermal, or biomass energy)

-Transportation and logistics

Miscellaneous (medical technology/biotech/healthtech, blockchain and cybersecurity, entertainment and gaming, clean and green technologies)

 

The Balkathon 3.0 shortlisted teams will have the opportunity of a two-day mentoring programme with experienced experts, and a chance to implement their solution in the Western Balkans region and to win one of the six €10,000 awards from the €60,000 award fund – one for each of the main categories and two for the miscellaneous category.

 

Last year, the RCC awarded six out of 90 teams from Western Balkan economies with €54,000 for their best innovative solutions in the categories of smart cities, e-health, green cities and e-entrepreneurship. Teams have used the financial support given to fully develop their digital solutions.

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Source: RCC

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