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D2.3 – Innovative ways for citizen engagement, open innovation

  • 1. Agorize


This document provides an overview of the open innovation challenges conducted by Agorize as part of the
GreenSCENT consortium. The report focuses on the specific case of the sustainable food challenge aimed at
students, with the objective of addressing important dimensions of food sustainability and its alignment with
the European project GreenSCENT.

The report begins by introducing Agorize and its role as an open innovation platform. It explores the
functionalities and features of the platform, emphasizing its implementation and development to effectively
support open innovation activities. Agorize offers a comprehensive set of tools and resources that facilitate
collaboration, idea generation, and problem-solving among participants.

Furthermore, the document highlights the strategies deployed by GreenSCENT to attract and engage students
in the sustainable food challenge. Recognizing the significance of food sustainability in today's world, the
challenge sought to leverage the collective intelligence of students to propose innovative solutions and ideas.
Through targeted marketing efforts, effective communication channels, and partnerships with educational
institutions, the challenge successfully mobilized a large number of student participants.

The primary goal of the sustainable food challenge was to address key dimensions of food sustainability, such
as reducing food waste, promoting sustainable farming practices, and ensuring access to nutritious and
affordable food. By aligning the challenge with the European project GreenSCENT, which focuses on
advancing sustainability in various sectors, Agorize aimed to foster collaboration and drive innovation for a
sustainable future.

The report then proceeds to present the key results and outcomes of the open innovation challenge. It
showcases the diverse range of ideas and solutions submitted by the student participants, highlighting their
creativity, ingenuity, and understanding of the challenges at hand. The outcomes of the challenge demonstrate
the power of open innovation in generating actionable and impactful ideas that contribute to the sustainable
food ecosystem.

In conclusion, this report showcases as an open innovation platform managed by the
GreenSCENT consortium and its ability to engage citizens, particularly students, in addressing pressing
societal challenges. The sustainable food challenge exemplifies the successful application of open innovation
methodologies to promote collaboration, foster creativity, and drive sustainable innovation. The results of the
challenge serve as a testament to the potential of open innovation in shaping a better and more sustainable


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GreenSCENT – Smart Citizen Education for a greeN fuTure 101036480
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