Hinckley Recycling Battery Innovation Challenges - Live Launch and Virtual Tour
This event took place in Lagos, Nigeria, and was also available as an online webinar for those unable to attend in person. Recording and slides are now available.
Recording and slides now available
The goal of KTN’s Open Innovation intervention is to help African companies find innovative solutions to technical problems that their traditional supply chains cannot solve. We do this by promoting cross-sectoral innovation transfer from organisations beyond their usual supply chains.
Using KTN’s bespoke platform, we run Innovation Exchange (iX) Challenges to match real industry problems for large businesses with innovative companies or academic institutions who can provide novel, market ready solutions to those problems.
Hinckley Recycling, the first formally registered e-waste recycling facility in Nigeria, will be launching two iX challenges with KTN in September. These challenges will identify innovative solutions for second life Lithium Ion batteries and develop battery inventory systems.
This event will mark the formal launch of Hinckley Recycling’s Open Innovation Challenges. We are inviting potential solution providers to the launch as an opportunity to learn more about the challenge areas. Participants will also join a virtual tour of the e-waste recycling facility to better understand the innovation requirements.
This event is primarily intended for solution providers from Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya or elsewhere in Africa. However applicants from the UK or RoW are also invited to apply. We will allocate the physical and virtual space available to all suitable applicants.
The winner of these innovation challenges will be required to visit Hinckley Recycling’s facilities in Lagos later this year or in early 2023.
*To attend this event, please follow the above link to express your interest in attending. We will be in touch with everyone ahead of the event to confirm if you have successfully secured a place.*