Mendrisiotto

Mendrisiotto

Climathon 2021 - Mendrisiotto Region

29 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021

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Time for change

This year, Climathon 2021 - Mendrisiotto Region launches the "Zero waste and circular economy" challenge.

Eight projects on circula economcy topics, all fesbile in our context, were developed. Two projects won the ideathon:

  • in first position, "Ultima Ratio": a digital platform that connects citizens who need to repair their electronic devices with the companies or sellers with the needed know-how, while at the same time increasing awareness the population on recuse and recycle practices. The team won a 4'500 CHF prize and pre-incubation facilities at USI Startup Centre.
  • in second position, "RoundAbout": an educational programme for schools, that promotes learning of circular economy and sustainability principles through short videos, easy to enjoy by children. The team won 2'500 CHF and access to coworking spaces and networking opportunities by Impact Hub Ticino.
Congratulations to the winning teams and to all participants! 
And thanks to all the partner and the Municipalities that supported Climathon - Regione Mendrisiotto! See you next year!

Facts & Figures

145 cities

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6000+ participants

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Zero waste and circular economy

Come and solve this challenge in a vibrant atmosphere: join Climathon 2021 - Mendrisiotto Region!
Inspirational workshops and talks and like-minded people, as well as many other surprises, are waiting for you.

Climathon 2021 - Mendrisiotto Region

Date

29 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021

via Flora Ruchat-Roncati 15 CH-6850 Mendrisio

SUPSI - Campus Mendrisio Stazione

Registration closed

Date

29 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021

via Flora Ruchat-Roncati 15 CH-6850 Mendrisio

SUPSI - Campus Mendrisio Stazione

Registration closed

What is Climathon about?

Take a look at the videos of Climathon 2019 and 2020 in Mendrisio (unfortunately, only available in Italian)

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Thank you for your idea

Thank you for submitting your idea. It will be reviewed by the Climathon organiser in your city. Once approved you will see it on the website of your city.

By submitting your idea you consent to Climathon's Terms and Conditions.

FAQ section

Do I need a Covid Certificate to join Climathon 2021 - Regione Mendrisiotto?

Yes, regulations by the Federal Council and SUPSI require a Covid Certificate for this kind of events. You will be admitted to join Cilmathon 2021 - Mendrisiotto Region only if you will have a valid Covid Certificate - and do not forget to bring your ID card with you. 

You will also need a face mask, which is compulsory in all SUPSI buildings. 

Will Climathon 2021 - Mendrisiotto Region be in-person?

Climathon 2021 - Mendrisiotto Region will take place in-person. For events such as this one, a Covid Certificate is requested, according to the decisions by the Swiss Federal Council. We therefore kindly invite participants to come with the QR code of their Covid Certificate, either on a smartphone or on a printed document. The identity card is also required. Finally, please consider masks are compulsory within SUPSI building.  

Do I need to pay to join Climathon 2021?

No, participation is totally free. However, you need to book your ticket by registering on this website.

Please, register by October, 28.

How and when are teams created?

We encourage people to form 3-6 people teams beforehand. However, you can also simply show up at the Climathon event, since additional teams will be created just at the start of activities.
Already formed teams are in fact highly appreciated. However, we ask team to be open to include possible new members, if other Climathon participants are interested in collaboratively working on the topics they will focus on. 

Should I bring food?

No, food and drinks will be provided throughout the 24 hours. A vegetarian menu will be served. Plenty of fruits and an energizing breakfast will be available. 

Where can I sleep?

There will be some areas where you will be able to nap for a few hours – please, bring your sleeping bag and mat, toiletries and maybe extra clothes. Of course, you are free to go home if you would like to sleep in the comfort of your own bed.

What should I bring?

Besides toiletries and sleeping bag and mat, bring anything that you think you will need to work, such as your phone and laptop - and don’t forget their chargers! Wi-Fi Internet connection and a number of plugs will be available, as well as brainstorm and ideation materials, such as pens, markers, post-its, and paper. 

As important, please remember to bring your Covid Certificate, your ID card and a couple of face masks, which are compulsory into SUPSI buildings.

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