2022 Cohort

The 10 top ideas selected for the 2022 MdXV program, in alphabetical order, are:

  1. 2GIFT REV

  2. AGROPOP

  3. ARTI

  4. ACCA INDUSTRIES (CLAIRE)

  5. E-DOCK

  6. FAIRBNB EXPERIENCE

  7. H2OO2H

  8. PES.CO

  9. REHUB

  10. SEA THE CHANGE

1. 2GIFT

Allows everyone to make donations to projects that support local community initiatives, by simply using a gift card while shopping at their usual stores, with no additional charges for the shopper. (2gift.it)

2. AGROPOP

Recycles city materials, particularly carpets used for temporary events, transforming them into containers for plants and flowers to be placed in urban terraces or gardens. The idea is proposed by Tectum Gardens (tectum)

3. ARTI

Enables individual donations for the restoration of (portions of) cultural heritage, using smart contracts and NFTs. Donations are rewarded with coupons for purchases at Italian partner companies (arti-project.eu)

4. ACCA INDUSTRIES

Produces a compact, integrated Plug & Play retrofit device for the energy efficiency of internal combustion engines. The solution is part of a transitional phase in which current endothermic engines are temporarily transformed into less polluting engines (accaindustries)

5. E-DOCK

Developed charging posts to be placed along docks to allow electric boats to recharge their batteries (e-concept)

6. FAIRBNB EXPERIENCE

Wants to provide sustainable experiences to guests at Fairbnb accommodations. Fairbnb experiences are activities that guests can enjoy while contributing to local initiatives for the community where the accommodations are located (fairbnb)

7. H2OO2H

Plans to develop boat designs that minimize wakes and are powered by sustainable, non-polluting propulsion, using super-capacitors (presentation).

8. PES.CO

Aims to connect sport fishermen with local enthusiasts who can share knowledge and equipment with them and provide them with insights about specific fishing techniques, locations and times/seasons for an authentic fishing experience (pes.co)

9. REHUB

Developed a process that converts leftover material from glass factories into a paste that can be used for 3D printing to produce new glass products and artworks (rehub).

10. SEA THE CHANGE

Allows tourists who vacation at sea resorts to reduce their carbon footprint by contributing to local projects that can provide certified carbon credits in exchange for contributions (seathechange).