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During this phase we will review your submissions. 

Up to 30 concepts will move on to the Refinement Phase of the Challenge. These ideas will benefit from access to additional resources, a customized mentorship program, and support from Consortium Partners and OpenIDEO. 

Shortlisted candidates will be announced: December 10, 2018 

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Mushroom Cup is a fully compostable cup grown into shape using mushrooms and is coated with cellulose acetate, a biodegradable plastic.

Mushroom Cup is a fully compostable cup grown into shape using mushrooms and is coated with cellulose acetate, a biodegradable plastic.

Photo of Jake Rynkiewicz
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Our technology of creating synthesized cellulose from CO2 and H2O can make a paper cup and the diverse paper goods.

Our technology of creating synthesized cellulose from CO2 and H2O can make a paper cup and the diverse paper goods.

Photo of 정기 최
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Cups produced out of Grasspaper - the most sustainable, eco-friendly and fastest regrowing fibermaterial in the world!

Cups produced out of Grasspaper - the most sustainable, eco-friendly and fastest regrowing fibermaterial in the world!

Photo of Michael Kroheck
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Ishita Jain: Service Design and Business Design
Hrudaya Veena Yanamandala: Design Research and User Experience Design

Ishita Jain: Service Design and Business Design Hrudaya Veena Yanamandala: Design Research and User Experience Design

Photo of Hrudaya Veena
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Multi-use cups have a very clear ecological advantage over single use cups.

Multi-use cups have a very clear ecological advantage over single use cups.

Photo of Holger Hampf
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Developing the world’s first beverage cup entirely made of used coffee grounds and discarded fruit of coffee plant.

Developing the world’s first beverage cup entirely made of used coffee grounds and discarded fruit of coffee plant.

Photo of Filippo  Tomasi
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