Entrepreneurship Week rolling in

Entrepreneurship Week rolling in

Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week) invites the RMIT community to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation. This year, it aims to innovate solutions through a circular economy lens for a more sustainable Victoria.

E-week 2020 casts a spotlight on sustainability

Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week) is back – virtual and bigger than ever.

The annual calendar highlight invited the RMIT community to experience first-hand the exciting world of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Happening from 24 to 27 August this year, E-week will focus on innovation through circular economy lens solutions to build a healthy, liveable and sustainable Victoria.

Organised by RMIT Activator, RMIT Social Innovation Hub and RMIT Sustainability, the event uses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a blueprint to ideate a better future for all.

The UN Sustainable Development Goals address the global challenges we are facing - those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace, and justice.

The ideas coming out of E-week will be underpinned by SDG 10, 11 and 12 to address inequalities, sustainability issues and promoting responsible consumption and production.

Anchoring the three-day event is the Social Innovation Hackathon (26 August), where participants will brainstorm game-changing ideas to embrace the new (ab)normal to achieve a more sustainable Victoria.

The RMIT community will come together to create circular economy solutions that reduce inequalities, make our community more self-sustainable and design the waste out of consumption and production.

Preceding the Social Innovation Hackathon is a kick-off event (25 August), featuring a panel of experts in the field of social innovation and entrepreneurship education.

18 August 2020

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18 August 2020

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