Microgreens Magicgreens from Kilkis triumphed in the GEN-E European competition
The student Startup that managed to emerge in the Junior Achievement Greece competition, traveled to Tallinn and came face to face with 40 European teams
Microgreens Magicgreens from the 2nd Experimental High School of Kilkis won the first Pan-European Award and was declared the Best Student Enterprise in Europe for 2022!
The student Startup “Microgreens – Magicgreens“, which managed to emerge in the Junior Achievement Greece competition, traveled to Tallinn in the GEN-E 2022 competition and came face to face with 40 European teams.
The team presented the Μicrowonders, the smart tower of an old computer in which micro-vegetables / superfoods are grown with record speed using IoT technology.
Children contribute to circular economy by utilizing the useless towers of old computers, turning them into fully automated, tasteful cultivation chambers of the highly nutritious micro-vegetables used for gourmet dishes in homes and restaurants.
The main group consists of students Panagiotis Karatzas, Konstantinos Koukakis, Haris Koliouskas, Alexandros Katsaronas and Maria Dourou. The responsible teachers are Eleni Sidiropoulou and Stavros Katsaronas.
The volunteer/consultant of “Mikrogreens-Magicgreens” is Stratis Roumeliotis Distribution Business Manager of HP and Inspirational Mentor the President of ACCI Giannis Bratakos. The team had meetings for its preparation for the European Final with Giannis Voilis, Assistant Vice President at Citi, Elena Velonaki, Senior Manager, EY Parthenon, TSE Strategy and with the internationally renowned Brand Strategist Peter Economides.
In addition to Microgreens Magicgreens in Estonia, the student Drug n Drop also traveled with the smart drug management bin it created so that not a single pill goes to waste.
The bin analyzes with sensors the information of the drugs placed inside and achieves the production of the right amount that the market needs without making the waste that pollutes the environment and deprives African countries of medicines.