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Idea competition winners revealed

Published: 16 December 2019

Congratulations to Suzanna Törnroth and Richard Lundh on winning first prize for your climate-friendly idea "Food Saver". We also congratulate Henrik Melsom and Selcuk Sakar for second and third place.

The challenge was to contribute ideas that could contribute to a better and more sustainable everyday life. The winning contributions receive idea development checks corresponding to SEK 30,000, 20,000 and SEK 10,000 respectively as well as a personal business coach and roadmap to develop the idea further.

The winners 

1st prize

Suzanna Törnroth and Richard Lundh

"Food Saver" is an innovative solution for reducing food waste in stores and offers cheap food to consumers through a clever application. The jury believes that the idea solves a problem that is extensive and has an innovative height where the environmental impact and costs can be reduced. The team has also described in detail the need, the market and what competing solutions are available.

2nd prize

Henrik Melsom

A game idea with market potential and a competent team to succeed. The story focuses on raising awareness of environmental problems in society. The jury believes that the team has a good gaming idea where there are good opportunities to reach a large market while the player gets through the game gets an insight into the environmental problems that exist in the community.

3rd Prize

Selcuk Sakar

The solution enables continuous inspection of power lines by means of drones that charge themselves when it lands on the power line. The solution is autonomous and alerts you to obstacles / faults along the line. The jury believes that the idea has a good potential in the market and that the solution would reduce the environmental impact and costs of inspecting power lines.

Thank you to everyone who entered

We're overwhelmed by the imaginative contributions we have received from you. The idea competition is part of the innovation support services that are offered to students and staff at Luleå University of Technology.