Two new editions of Orange Factory announced

After its first successful edition, Orange Factory launches two new editions in 2016! Orange Factory is an initiative of Orange ASEAN in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Dutch companies. The program is aimed at young professionals, students and entrepreneurs from the Netherlands and Southeast Asia. Learn more about the program and join Orange Factory in Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur!

About Orange Factory

Orange Factory is an intense three week workshop for talented students and young professionals from the Netherlands and Southeast Asia designing innovative solutions for sustainability challenges in the region. Supported by academics and experts, 20-30 participants work together in dedicated teams developing business cases for real-life issues. Yearly, three Orange Factories are organised at different locations in the region. Orange Factory would like to invite you for their next editions:

1. The Bangkok Food Challenge (June 20th – July 8th)

Climate change, growing populations, rapid urbanization and shifting diets are major challenges in Southeast Asia. Innovative solutions are needed to produce safe and healthy food for everyone in a sustainable way. We challenge you to support entrepreneurs from the Netherlands and Southeast Asia to improve their sustainability or to introduce their sustainable solutions to the region.

Join as one of the 30 Dutch and ASEAN young professionals, students and entrepreneurs at the Netherlands Embassy in Bangkok for a three week Orange ASEAN – Factory. Get intensive support from sustainability professionals and connect to renowned universities, companies, NGOs and government institutes. Work together in dedicated teams to develop concrete business cases on reducing resources and waste, on improving food quality and processing, on preventing unhealthy food consumption or on introducing sustainable food products on the market.

Apply for the second edition before the 8th of May 2016.
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2. Kuala Lumpur Circular Economy (Sept. 19th – Oct. 8th)

Climate change, resource depletion, pollution, energy inefficiencies and waste management are major challenges in Southeast Asia. Innovative solutions are needed that can guide the transition into a circular economy in the ASEAN region. Think of: waste-to-resource, waste-to-energy, sustainable logistics and new business cases for a circular economy. We challenge you to support entrepreneurs from the Netherlands and Southeast Asia to improve their sustainability or to introduce their sustainable solutions to the region.

Join as one of the 30 Dutch and ASEAN young professionals, students and entrepreneurs in Kuala Lumpur for a three week Orange ASEAN Factory. Get intensive support from sustainability professionals and connect to renowned universities, companies, NGOs and government institutes. Work together in dedicated teams to develop concrete business cases on reducing resources and waste, on setting up sustainable supply chains or on introducing sustainable products and services in the region. Present the results during the Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference and the Malaysian Dutch Business Counsel Sustainability Awards Ceremony.

Apply for the second edition before the 17th of July 2016.
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