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This project uses all the properties from the Nike Grind materials in order to make safety equipment for skateboard and bicycle users.

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Galeati is a project that uses de Nike Grind materials in order to make pollution mask and helmets for skateboard and bicycle users. We transfer all the properties from those materials in order to mix them and create allois and enhance those properties 

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Which Nike Grind materials will your idea utilize?

  • Rubber Flashings
  • Rubber Granulate
  • EVA Foam Injection Scraps
  • EVA Foam Flashings
  • Laminated EVA Foam
  • Laminated PU Foam
  • Mixed Apparel Textile
  • Mixed Footwear Textile
  • Synthetic Leather

How specifically will these materials be incorporated into your solution?

According with their properties the material were placed in order not only to fullfleel their function but to enhance the properties of the components near them

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What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Research & Early Testing

Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?

this project has to main markets that will benefit from this project. The first one is all the people that travel on skateboard and bicycle inside Bogota city. This market is in between 17 and 40 years old and have a really busy lifestyle and have to move frequently but want to have their expenses low when it comes to transport. Also they are conscious about the environment and how the product will impact the environment. On the other hand Single mothers with low incomes will be our workforce

How will you scale your idea? Please describe in detail your plan to scale your concept.

This project can be transferred to different industries. from construction to the car industry. The following step will be creating new materials with different materials in order to make the safe to use inside the product. Once they are tested. The main obstacle will be to create awareness of the properties of the product and build trust on it. Also we will have to follow the current regulation in eac industrias with the goal of building that trust. On the other hand it would be a great step forward to have some backing from a bigger grand and create new relationships with different brands

How is your idea innovative?

The main innovation of this project is the capability of mixing materials with the objective of enhance their properties and making work together in order to provide the most value to the user. On the other hand. This project is based on telling a story about the place where the product came from which is a huge added value to the end consumer. One other innovation is that all the product that we are going to sell will be able to be recycled inside our production plants.

What inspired this idea?

The same way the Nike grind materials help each other to create a such complex product as a sneaker is we thought it would be great to create a product that based his function on that relation between materials. Through creating materials we can create environmental and social innovation

Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?

We all came from creative industries and we all also have separate day by day jobs but we are really fund of our independent projects and speciale about creating new products in order to sell them. it is always challenging but even more fulfilling

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Please describe how becoming a Top Idea will support the growth of your concept.

Making to the top ideas will be amazing not just because the accomplishment but we will the most value from the feedback and the guidance from the OpenIdeo team and the Nike grind team. we notices there are really good ideas published and its exciting how is going to played put


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