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TechChill 2020

On February 20th, GreenBytes pitched at the TechChill conference in Riga, Latvia. TechChill is a conference that brings together tech startups and investors. This event allowed companies to showcase their innovations and educated attendees about groundbreaking new technology. We are happy to have participated as part of our Future of Food Hackathon prize.

Future of Food Hackathon

From February 18th to 19th GreenBytes participated in the Future of Food Hackathon, in  Riga, Latvia. The solution we developed tackled three of the four topics – circular shift, food waste, and digitization. The 24 hours were intensive, but our solution was chosen as one of the best in the competition. We got the opportunity to develop our current customer experience and collaborate with other experts who added value to our experience. We look forward to working with them in the future!

Change NOW Summit

Our CEO, Renata Bade Barajas, is at the ChangeNOW Summit representing GreenBytes.

ChangeNOW is an exposition of solutions for the planet, held in Paris, France. We’re excited to see all of the green innovations!

Gulleggið Green Solution Award

GreenBytes won the sustainability award at the Gulleggið startup competition on Friday. All of the groups that participated had amazing ideas and we wish them success going forward with their startups.

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Arctic Innovation Lab

On October 11th, RVK GreenBytes participated in the Arctic Innovation Lab as part of the Arctic Circle Conference in Reykjavík, Iceland. Our CEO, Renata Bade Barajas, introduced our methods of reducing food waste in Reykjavík and discussed the possibilities of the future with like-minded scientists. Renata was awarded the third prize for our idea by the Arctic Initiative of Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

The Arctic Innovation Lab hosted by Arctic Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School provides a stage for politicians, leaders, and students to bring forward innovational ideas that provides solutions for the Arctic.

Gulleggið Top 10

On October 9th, RVK GreenBytes was announced as part of the top ten in Gulleggið.

Gulleggið is part of the Icelandic Startups Entrepreneur Competition. This program offers workshops and helps startups refine their ideas. 76% of the companies that make the top ten in Gulleggið are still in operation today. operation today.
We will be participating in the pitch competition on October 17th where we look forward to sharing our ideas with fellow entrepreneurs.

Milljón Tonna Áskorunin

RVK GreenBytes participated in Milljón Tonna Áskorunin (The Million-ton Challange) held by Viðskiptaráðs Íslands (Iceland Chamber of Commerce). This challenge was to determine a way that Iceland could reduce CO2 emissions by one million tonnes by 2030 in accordance with the Paris Agreement.

Our team, along with another team, were selected for first place. The teams that won were chosen because of our compatibility between feasibility and implementation.

We look forward to collaboration in our goals to create a greener future.