From growable electronics to reef rockets and forest guards — meet the 11 winning projects of the Redesign Everything Challenge.

Responding to different climate urgencies around the world, this year’s winners include new ideas to redesign just about everything, from the products and materials that we use everyday, to our relationships with each other and nature. The competition now enters an exciting phase as winning teams gain access to an award package designed to launch their ideas into action.

Congratulations to all, and see the list in full below!

Want a closer look at all the nominees?

It was an awakening experience in many terms. During the bootcamp, it was great to feel that we were all surrounded by leading mentors, key opinion leaders and people who has the wisdom to make life better. When we leave, we were more confident that a bright future was possible.

—Team Nivogo (Make It Circular Winners)

This program and the people behind it have given me the perfect environment, support, and inspiration to learn new ways of thinking and come up with better ideas for my startup. It’s not just about classes and getting ready; it’s about the whole experience I’ve been through.

—Team Alterist Marketplace (Make It Circular Winners)

A rapid of energy, inspiration and fun which has been absolutely special. The WDCD program is a truly transformational experience.

—Team Coolbricks (Make It Circular Winners)

Open Call

17 January – 20 March

Creatives everywhere are invited to submit their ideas through the Redesign Everything Challenge platform.


March – April

Our selection committee decides on a shortlist of nominees.


April – May

Our international jury decides on at least 10 winners from around the world.



Winning teams will meet in Amsterdam for a week-long design sprint and pitch their solution at the WDCD Live event.


Sept - Dec

Winning teams enter a dedicated accelerator programme to strengthen and scale their impact.

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