Innovative Solutions for Sustainability in the Events Industry

Challenge details

Name: Innovative Solutions for Sustainability in the Events Industry
Challenge type: Theoretical - Licensing
Award: $15000
Deadline: Under Evaluation

Challenge overview

ABSTRACT

Despite the recent slowdown due to Covid-19, the Events Industry is expected to recover and rapidly grow in the coming years. Enel X is looking for creative solutions that can be applicable to the Events Industry in order to develop a package of sustainable solutions for Event organizers, more specifically in the field of:

  • Logistics – Enel X is looking for sustainable mobility solutions to reduce the carbon footprint related to visitors/ fans, staff and suppliers' logistics and improve events accessibility for people with disabilities and impairments;
  • Energy – Enel X is looking for sustainable energy solutions to reduce the carbon footprint mostly related to the dependency on diesel generators.

This Theoretical Challenge requires only a written proposal.

 

OVERVIEW

Enel X is the global business line of Enel Group, combining its own progressive, future-oriented approach with the financial solidity and worldwide reach of the Group. We are leading the energy transformation all over the world, turning complex technologies into simple, approachable, effective solutions that enable everyone to transform energy into new opportunities for sustainable growth and progress. Our presence extends from Europe to Latin America, North America, Asia and Oceania, over a total of 20 countries. Furthermore, we operate in other 8 countries in which we have a commercial development.

As a global leader in the advanced energy solution section, Enel X provides each partner with an intuitive, personalized ecosystem of tech platforms and consulting services, focusing on sustainability and decarbonization in order to provide people, communities, institutions and companies with an alternative model that respects the environment and integrates technological innovation into daily life. Therefore, Enel X is searching for solutions that can enrich the current Enel X proposition with further services granting added value to customers in the Events Industry and improve the user experience of fans and visitors.

This Challenge provides contribution to the following SDGs:

•      SDG 7, 9, 11, 13

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For questions about the challenge and your proposal you can contact EnelOpenInnovabilityChallenges@wazoku.com

Explain your proposal clearly in English, attach documents (max 5 files, 25MB total size) if needed.

This is a Theoretical Challenge, which requires only a written proposal to be submitted. The Challenge award will be contingent upon theoretical evaluation of the submission by the Seeker.

To receive an award, the Solvers will not have to transfer the exclusive IP rights to the Seeker. Instead, Solver will grant to the Seeker a non-exclusive license to practice their solutions.

The final award for this Challenge is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the verification process, including acceptance of the Challenge-Specific Agreement (CSA) that is the regulation for this Challenge. The verification process includes obtaining the following from the Solver: signed affidavit (based on the CSA), employee waiver (if applicable), proof of identify, and Counterparty Analysis Questionnaire (CAQ).

Submissions to this Challenge must be received by 11:59 PM (Central European Time) on May 20, 2022. 

Late submissions will not be considered.

After the Challenge deadline, the Seeker will complete the review process and make a decision with regards to the Winning Solution(s). All Solvers that submit a proposal will be notified on the status of their submissions.

 

ABOUT THE SEEKER             

Enel is a multinational energy company and one of the world’s leading integrated electricity and gas operators. Enel works in more than 30 countries across five continents, generating energy with a total installed capacity of more than 89 GW, selling gas and distributing electricity across a network spanning approximately 2.2 million km.

With almost 75 million end users around the world, Enel has the biggest customer base among our European competitors, and we are one of Europe’s leading energy companies by installed capacity.

The Enel Group is made up of approximately 66,000 people from around the world who are working together on the same goal. We are Open Power and our aim is to overcome some of the greatest challenges facing the world. This is to be achieved through a new approach which combines attention to sustainability with the best in innovation.

Enel is dedicated to creating innovative solutions that meet society’s changing needs. Through its openinnovability.com crowdsourcing platform, the company connects people and ideas from across the world, encouraging anyone to propose sustainable innovation projects and solutions that help develop local communities.

Enel is also committed to helping to achieve 4 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

  • 7 - Access to affordable and clean energy
  • 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • 11- Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • 13 - The fight against climate change

 

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Enel X is the global business line of Enel Group, combining its own progressive, future-oriented approach with the financial solidity and worldwide reach of the Group. We are leading the energy transformation all over the world, turning complex technologies into simple, approachable, effective solutions that enable everyone to transform energy into new opportunities for sustainable growth and progress. Our presence extends from Europe to Latin America, North America, Asia and Oceania, over a total of 20 countries. Furthermore, we operate in another 8 countries in which we have a commercial development.