Our idea and effort were recognized by the StarTech program, which is funded by Philip Morris International, conducted by NALED, and backed up by the Government of the Republic of Serbia.
We are one of the winners in the group for developing innovative ideas, which earned us additional 25.000$ that we will use to further research and develop our product. Awards were presented by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Ana Brnabić, PMI General Manager for SEE Aleksandar Jakovljević, and CEO of NALED Violeta Jovanović
You can read more about it on StarTech’s official facebook page, and take a look at our presentation during the pitch event.
Team Bifrost is the winner of the regional competition Balkaton 2.0
Balkathon is an online, regional competition organized by Regional Cooperation Council for best solutions in the following categories: Smart Cities, E-Health, Green Cities and E-enterpreneur. 90 teams from all around western Balkans have participated, with 37 teams passing into the final round. The Bifrost team, and our idea of making 100% hemp bioplastics won in the category Green Cities, and the award is 10.000 euros that we will invest in the development of our business. The award ceremony was held by Malinda Bregu (RCC General Secretary), Tamara Srzentić (Minister of Public Administration in Montenegro), and Michela Matuella (Head of Unit for Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Directorate General for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations of the European Commission). Besides being awarded 10.000 euros, the Bifrost team will attend and present our solution on the fourth digital summit of the western Balkans, which will be held this autumn in Montenegro.