Essen - Climathon 2019


Together we can make the Ruhr Area a better place to live!

Let’s close the loop and design together practical solutions for our cities and region. During 24 hours we will re-think progress, business models and consumption habits to develop innovative and positive initiatives.

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25&26 october 2019


 Join the Climathon Ruhr 2019 and turn the concept of circular economy into a reality in your region !

During 24 hours we will work together to find solutions to challenges directly set up by the cities of Essen and Bottrop as examples of cities in the Ruhr Area. 

You can come with existing ideas or develop new ideas within teams. You have the opportunity to initiate the change by collaborating with entrepreneurs, students, experts, officials…  


You want to participate but you don’t know much about circular economy? The following links will help you to understand more about this concept:

What is circular economy?

 Circular Design

Do not hesitate to check more video of the Ellen MacArthur fondation channel and  to learn even more about this passioning topic: Ellen MacArthur Fondation website.

Are you ready to make the change happen ? 



These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

How can the cities and/or the citizens of the Ruhr area support a more circular life-style?

Create and develop with your team innovative solutions for the Ruhr area so that we can save ressources and consume in a more circular way. We are looking for ideas to engage citizens and cities of the Ruhr area to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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How can we raise companies awareness and motivate them to shift to a circular economy?

To lower our cities footprints we need the companies to shift from the current linear model to a circular one . Join the Climathon Ruhr 2019 to initiate this change by developing solutions to motivate the companies of our region to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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