Projects

Work together with an interdisciplinary team to improve your concept or prototype in just seven days. You'll have full access to our coaches, workshop and network, so that after a week your project can immediately be field tested during the festival. These were the projects of DORP 2019.

projects

SJIEK wants to use DORP to develop a product made out of recycled chewing gum. They don’t want the chewing gum to end up with the rest of the trash because it can be a useful resource for certain products. But they don’t have enough knowledge to figure out what they can make with the […]

The municipality of Leeuwarden is looking for circular street furniture and asks whether it is possible to use their own waste flows for this. From the waste stream analysis a choice can be made for the type of raw material.

How can we create awareness about the sustainable generation and usage of electricity on festivals and construction sites? And can we, by monitoring generation and usage, make the subject more fun and understandable for both festival visitors and construction workers on the locations?

De Jong’s IJs wants an ice cream cart that’s able to generate its own electricity and possibly be able to save its energy. The difficulty for this challenge is that the ice cart should be able to handle the peak of electricity use when the freezer starts cooling. We would like help with building the […]

Fides Lapidaire (social designer) started building a food truck to educate people on that they have dry-toilets that are able to get to poop into a compost that farmers can use on their lands. But they need to also solve the social issues, people don’t like to talk about their poop and certainly don’t see […]

Design and build a prototype for an Omrin bee hotel, which can be placed on Ecopark de Wierde, on environmental streets, with (underground) containers, perhaps at your home and / or at random places within municipalities.

DORP is a seven day innovation program that lets a team of students, young professionals and experts from different backgrounds work on your project.

You’ll be developing your project for a week on location at recreation area De Groene Ster, in a pressure cooker of interaction, concepting and experimentation. After this week, the results are being field tested during the festival.

Submit a project

Would you and your company or organization like to propose a project for DORP? Then please contact us via dorp@welcometothevillage.nl.

Projects

Work together with an interdisciplinary team to improve your concept or prototype in just seven days. You'll have full access to our coaches, workshop and network, so that after a week your project can immediately be field tested during the festival. These were the projects of DORP 2019.

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Innovation and sustainability. Wonderful words, we think. And probably you too. Not only do we think about it a lot, we also like to talk about it. But what we'd rather do is get to work on it. Because rolling up our sleeves, getting our hands dirty, going from thinking to making and persevering - that's a challenge. One that makes us happy and one from which we know for sure that beautiful things will come out of it. Together we contribute to a sustainable world. Are you in?

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