Inspiration challenge

Do you have a passion for innovation and a solution that could change the biogases industry? Are you ready to share your groundbreaking idea in front of a wide audience and receive valuable feedback?

Look no further, we are thrilled to announce the first edition of the EBA Inspiration Challenge, a new initiative organised during the European Biogas Conference as part of the European Biomethane Week.

This short session will be organised in a “pitch” format, with participants presenting inspirational ideas in a short timeframe in front of a live audience. EBA is looking for the best inspirational ideas that push boundaries and have the potential to make a lasting impact.

Applications should fall under one or several of the following topics:

  • Inspirational ideas from companies or projects advancing the sustainability of the sector at any stage of the biogases value chain.
  • Success stories on the development of biogas plants in close cooperation or with the direct involvement of local communities.
  • Insightful examples of companies speeding up the delivery of their biogas project.

 Who can apply?

  • Any company from the biogases value chain, EBA and non EBA members.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to register and attend the conference in Brussels on 23-24 October 2024 in order to participate in the final election process.

 How to apply

  1. Submit your idea proposal: Candidates should fill out the online application form by 30 June 2024.
  2. Idea proposal review: An expert panel will review all submissions and select the top entries.
  3. Inspiration Challenge session: 6 short-listed candidates will be invited to present their ideas in front of a live audience during the second day of the European Biogas Conference, on 24 October 2024.

 Presentation session in 40′

  • Intro: Presentation of the 6 short-listed candidates.
  • Presentations: The candidates will present their ideas in no more than 3 minutes.
  • Questions: A Q&A session will be organised.
  • Vote: The audience will vote for their preferred proposal via Slido and select a winner. The prize will be a symbolic recognition.

 Important dates

  • Submission deadline: 30 June 2024.
  • Finalists’ announcement: September 2024.
  • Presentation day: 24 October 2024.