Launch Nordic with IKEA and Kvadrat

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Partnership to disrupt the status quo of materials and manufacture

The Launch Nordic Innovation Challenge was announced on the 1st of June at Copenhagen School of Design and Technology by Anders Byriel, the CEO of Kvadrat.

The challenge is a global call for innovators and entrepreneurs, companies and organizations wanting to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable society through open innovation, industry collaboration and global systems’ mobilization.

The Launch Nordic partnership counts Kvadrat, IKEA Group, Nike, Novozymes, NASA, The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Danish Environmental Protection Agency and Region Skåne. Launch Nordic was founded in 2014 in collaboration with the international LAUNCH.

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Launch Nordic will run for three months, and the project is seeks innovations with solutions to the challenge of shaping a more sustainable future of materials and manufacturing through new types of closed loop solutions or recycling technologies

More information at www.launch.org
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