our

partners


POC21 is a collaborative journey, and we are super proud to have a strong network of partners at our side to support us.

co-producers

OPEN STATE

builds the prototypes and new narratives of a truly sustainable lifestyle. In their former life as campaign consultants and designers, the team has gathered over 10 years of experience in social change communications for Amnesty International, WWF, Ben & Jerry’s, the German Green Party or Wikipedia.
www.openstate.cc

OUISHARE

is a think-tank, do-tank and global community of pioneers building a collaborative and open source society. Founded in 2012 as a non-profit, OuiShare has 20 local chapters in Europe, Latin America and North Africa, and organizes OuiShare Fest: an annual conference uniting 1000 collaborative pioneers in Paris.
www.ouishare.net

 

 

ENABLING PARTNERS

 

KR FOUNDATION

Our main partner helps to provide answers to, stimulate mind-shifts about, and encourage action on long-term challenges posed by current and future generations living on a planet with finite resources, fragile ecosystems, and climate change.
www.krfnd.org

MUNICH RE

One of the world’s leading reinsurers, Munich RE stands for exceptional solution-based expertise, consistent risk management, financial stability and client proximity, and believes in sculpting the future through sustainable action.
www.munichre.com/

CASTORAMA

Castorama, part of Kingfisher group, is a leading home improvement retailer in Europe, investing in sustainable products, circular economy and the maker movement. Supporting POC21 with equipment and expertise in product and retail.
www.castorama.fr/

AUTODESK

Autodesk builds software that helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Supporting POC21 as part of the design-led revolution, enabling our projects to solve urgent sustainability challenges.
www.autodesk.com

ANSTIFTUNG ERTOMIS

One of Germany´s leading voices and funders of subsistence culture such as repair cafés, DIY and urban gardening.
www.anstiftung.de

CAMIF

Pioneering retailer of sustainable home products in France, CAMIF brings financial support and local supply chains expertise
www.camif.fr

LA FONDERIE

The digital agency of Ile-De-France region and historical partner of OuiShare, will help us keep the maker spirit rolling after POC21
www.lafonderie-idf.fr

MAIF

The oldest mutual insurance company in France, embracing the collaborative economy and community-driven change.
www.maif.fr

ILE DE FRANCE

Our venue Millemont castle lies in Ile-De-France, or Paris Région, and they´re supporting POC21 as part of their commitment to citizen mobilization ahead of the COP21 climate conference.
www.iledefrance.fr

BMW FOUNDATION

Focussing on social innovation and entrepreneurship, BMW Foundation will send their “Repsonsible Leaders” to POC21.
www.bmw-stiftung.de/en

HELE AVUS FOUNDATION

Founding partner of OpenState, invests in pioneers with “character, a sense of justice and humility” - thanks for believing!
www.hele-avus.org

MAIRIE DE PARIS

The City of Paris, host of the 21st U.N. conference on climate change, is supporting POC21 as part of their "Tous For Le Climat!" program
www.paris.fr

Advocate Europe

Advocate Europe is an annual idea challenge for innovative European initiatives and projects.
www.advocate-europe.eu

MEDDE

The french Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy is one of the two official co-organizers of the COP21 climate change conference.
www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr

ADEME

The Association The french Agency for Environment and Energy Management supports us as part of their commitment for innovative solutions against climate change.
www.ademe.fr

GLS Treuhand

The foundation of Germany´s largest green bank wants to develop a "culture of gift" and especially supports the POC21 clean energy prototypes.
www.gls-treuhand.de

 

 

technical PARTNERS

 

ROLAND

Roland DGA is a leader in digital technology for sign and display, graphic arts, photography, engraving and 3D modeling.
http://rolanddg.com

TROTEC

Trotec is a one of the world's most important manufacturers of laser machines for engraving, cutting and marking.
www.troteclaser.com

ULTIMAKER

Ultimaker is a leading manufacturer of 3D printers, which MAKE Magazine has described as "the best open-architecture 3D printers"
www.ultimaker.com

FUJITSU

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
www.fujitsu.com

 

 

Academic PARTNERS

 

FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE

Fraunhofer’s Institute for Systems and Innovation Research will do technology and systemic analysis to evaluate the impact of POC21 and the 12 products developed
www.isi.fraunhofer.de

SCIENCESPO IDDRI

The Institute for Sustainable Development & Int. Relations at SciencesPo Paris brings scientific analysis of the projects and expertise on COP21 negotiations
www.iddri.org

ENSCI - LES ATELIERS

A leading industrial design school in Europe, ENSCI supports us with expertise and equipment to setup the best design workshops
www.ensci.com

INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE OF CATALUNYA

Host of the first EU Fab Lab, IAAC brings us cutting-edge expertise in digital fabrication and connects us with the global Fab Lab network
www.iaac.net

UNIVERSITY OF POTSDAM

Chair for Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship supports us with academic supervision and research on open source business models and sustainable innovation
www.uni-potsdam.de

FREE UNIVERSITY OF BOZEN-BOLZANO

Professors from the university’s Sustainable Design Institute will mentor camp projects on sustainable product design
www.unibz.it

ESCP EUROPE

A leading business school with campuses in five european countries, bringing academic support on entrepreneurship and industrial transformation
www.escpeurope.eu

DORTMUND UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES & ARTS

Is developing floating architecture concepts for a variety of creative work environments during POC21
www.fh-dortmund.de

 

 

community PARTNERS

 

FABLABS IO

Fab Labs (Fabrication Laboratories) provide widespread access to the modern means for invention. FabLabs.io helps POC21 to reach out to a global network of 500 labs.
www.fablabs.io

MAKE MAGAZINE

The leading publication on the Maker Movement, organizers of Maker Faires. As a media partner, MAKE helps us reach out to the global maker community.
makezine.com

MAKERY

Online media about fablabs, makerspaces, hackerspaces and biohacklabs. As a media partner, Makery will cover POC21 and write about its projects.
themakery.co.uk

LA PAILLASSE

An interdisciplinary community that facilitates citizen science and open source projects, through a network of open labs. They are involved as mentors in POC21.
lapaillasse.org

WIKIHOUSE FOUNDATION

Open source buiding system. Designers make it simple for everyone to design, print and assemble beautiful, low-energy homes. POC21 platform partner.
www.wikihouse.cc

Zero Waste France

Zero Waste France is a major French association in the field of waste reduction, helping POC21 with its expertise to reduce waste, from the setting up of the castle to food waste reduction.
www.zerowastefrance.org

OSVEHICLE

Open source platform enabling infinite products and services in transportation, through community and sustainable value chains. Platform partner for mobility.
www.osvehicle.com

GREENFLEX

A diverse group of sustainability engineers and consultants, helping us reaching out partners and mentoring projects.
www.greenflex.com

NUMA

A community hub in the center of Paris for startup acceleration and innovation programs, open to inquiring minds, experts or professionals.
www.numa.paris

PLACE TO B

Co-working, event space and a “News Fab Lab” about climate change and the ecological transition during the UN climate talks in Paris.
placetob-cop21paris.com

ENSPIRAL

Enspiral is a virtual and physical network of companies and professionals working together to create a thriving society.
http://www.enspiral.com/

OPEN SOURCE CIRCULAR ECONOMY DAYS

Kickstarted by OpenIT! Agency, OSCE Days is a distributed event focusing on open source and circular economy.
www.oscedays.org

XYZ CARGO

A completely new kind of cargo cycles, constructed in an open and modular way. Focusing on local production within a socially just and environmentally sustainable framework. XYZ CARGO is developed by N55 & Till Wolfer
www.xyzcargo.com

D.DAY

Collective of leading thinkers and creators dedicated to help aspire and establish an holistic understanding on the effects of our digital era.
www.ddaynetwork.com

WITHOUT MODEL

French think-and-do-tank about open and sustainable business models in France, bringing support to camp projects.
www.withoutmodel.com

P2P FOOD LAB

P2P Food Lab is about YOU and FOOD. P2P Food Lab is a collaborative platform to help you produce and share food in your local neighborhood.
https://p2pfoodlab.net

OPENDESK

Opendesk is a global platform for local making, with a collection of office furniture by a range of international designers.
www.opendesk.cc

WIGWAM

Wigwam is a creative communication and consultancy agency based in Berlin. With a focus on campaigning for the digital civil society, Wigwam supports partners when embarking on a more equitable, ecological society.
www.wigwam.im

CO RECYCLAGE

Co Recyclage is an environmental and social enterprise specialized in waste reduction by reusing and recycling materials and furniture.
www.co-recyclage.com/region-ile-de-france.htm

N55

N55 is an art collective working with art as a part of everyday life.
www.n55.dk