July 2021 | Our Monthly Event Recap

Published on Jul. 30, 2021

Another great month July has been! We’ve had many Summits and Expos and we also launched our first Maritime platform in Antwerp. Don’t worry in case you missed any of them. You can find them all below, ready for you to watch whenever you like.

Munich Summer Summit

With our partners in Minuch, we pilot our way through innovation. During our Munich Summer Summit day we discovered the future of Health, Insurance, Brand & Retail industries.

Plug and Play Antwerp: A New Hub For Innovation In The Maritime Sector

The launch of our first maritime platform in Antwerp represents the beginning of a new ‘voyage‘ for us at Plug and Play. We are excited to bring this platform to life together with our Founding Partners: City of Antwerp, CMB, DXC Technology, Euronav, and Port of Antwerp. Get an overview of our activities and a sneak peek into a safer, smarter, and greener Maritime Industry.

Building A More Sustainable Future: Paris Expo Day Sustainability Batch 2

In partnership with the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, we hosted our Expo Day of the End Plastic Waste Europe Innovation program.

Get inspired by 11 impactful startups who are tackling the formidable challenge of plastic waste and building a more sustainable future. Learn about their innovative solutions, hear about their impact, and have the opportunity to be connected with them to learn more.

Sustainable Fashion Innovation Launch: Driving Innovation in the Fashion Industry

As brands aim to become more sustainable and promote circularity, players in the value chain strive for transparency and novel textile and dyeing products. Sharing the same goals, all key stakeholders should aspire to collaborate in order to streamline efforts and avoid duplicate or inconsistent solutions to the nuanced problems of our time.

Watch the recording of our launch event of the Sustainable Fashion Innovation platform, featuring a keynote speaker and startups innovating in this space. This will be the first event in a series where we’ll discuss the fashion value chain and follow the textile’s journey from raw materials to consumer use all the way to its end-of-life.

Southern Africa Corporate Innovation Challenge: Startups That Will Shape the Future of Africa

The World Bank Group, in partnership with Plug and Play South Africa, Business Unity South Africa and Department of Science & Innovation (Technology Innovation Agency) was looking to identify and connect a select group of Southern African startups to corporate innovation opportunities and potential investment in the areas of Food, Beverages and Retail, HealthTech, Real Estate and Construction, Logistics and Supply chain, Fintech and Insurtech, Media and Advertising, Edtech and Industry 4.0.

Watch the open digital event for innovative and forward-thinking startups that will shape the future of Southern Africa.

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