Wood U Make it Happen -Innovation Contest

“Wood U make It happen?” is an innovation contest for students organized by the Finnish Forest Industry Federation – Metsäteollisuus ry and Forest Products Engineers – Puunjalostusinsinöörit ry.

The Innovation Contest is launched on January 17, 2018 and will be open until 16 April 2018. The competition is open to students attending Finnish universities and polytechnics. The contest seeks novel ideas for responding to the global megatrends with the help of wood and creating sustainable innovations for forest industry.

The idea can be a new product, service or a way of working.

The best 6-8 semifinalists will be able to present their work at the Helsinki Fair Center on 31 May 2018 at PulPaper 2018. The winners will be announced on September 27, 2018 at the 100th anniversary of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation.

The best works of the competition are rewarded: the first prize is € 10 000, the second € 5000 and the third the € 3000. Students can participate in the contest alone or in a group.

 

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