The City of Groningen has reserved a spot for a startup to independently propose a solution for a societal challenge.
The challenge: Think of an innovative way to visibly create a sustainable Campus Groningen, also focusing on the environmental factors, the present parties concerned, as well as the campus appearance.
The challenge: Find a way and place that makes playing sports and exercise in public spaces on campus attractive and accessible for everyone.
The challenge: Attract more technical/ICT talent to come work in our ports (Eemshaven and Delfzijl).
The challenge: How can we better protect public parks during festivals or sudden increases of visitors?
The challenge: Come up with an innovative idea, concept or technology to create sustainable city government buildings using water generated energy.
The challenge: Come up with an innovative solution for the displacement of smokers from smoke-free areas to the surrounding areas.
The challenge: How do we improve sports participation for young people?
The challenge: There is lots to be gained and lots to do, which is why we’re looking for innovative solutions to enhance the sustainability of sports accommodations. Reduce the energy consumption or generate renewable energy for sports parks, halls and gyms.
The challenge: Come up with a novel way to optimize the use of existing sports facilities, as well as increasing their level of occupancy in total.
The challenge: Present an innovative solution for reducing the production of internal waste flows in the City’s office buildings.
The challenge: Come up with an innovative solution and marketable product for recycling the city’s internal waste flows.
The challenge: Develop a smart solution that enables us to easily organize our process of drafting, requesting, checking, measuring and supervising contract agreements and, where possible, automating this process.
The challenge: Come up with a way to reduce logistics and transportation traffic flows in a specific sector (for example retail, catering/bars/restaurants, package delivery, waste collection or government services). Needless to say, we expect solutions to improve the quality of life in the city centre, and at the same time will streamline the transportation and logistics sector).
The challenge: Help us to improve the interaction between cyclists and pedestrians in shared spaces such as the Folkingestraat.
Find a smart solution to make it easy for campus visitors to find a parking spot.