UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2017: MFB talents for the Sustainable Development Goals


UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2017 is a global non-profit initiative (sponsored, among others, by UNDP, Microsoft, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Novo Nordisk Foundation, Deloitte, Dalberg), aiming to bring 1000 young talents together each year until 2030 to innovate and collaborate on new solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. The first event will take place in Denmark from August 13th to August 21st, 2017, with next editions moving to Silicon Valley, Singapore, Mumbai and New York.

SDA Bocconi Master of Management in Food & Beverage, MFB has been appointed as Knowledge Partner for the Food theme with 2 selected current students: Liu (River) He from China, and Agathe Lambert, from France. 

“At MFB we feel very privileged to have been given the opportunity  to collaborate with UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2017” says Vittoria Veronesi, MFB Director. ”For our two selected MFB participants, River and Agathe, it will be a great chance for personal development, community, open collaboration, practical learning and democratic debate. I’m positive they’ll greatly enjoy the initiative!”

“It is really a great pleasure and honor to represent SDA Bocconi and MFB at UNLEASH and get to know 1000 global talents from every corner of the world who are so passionate and engaged in social sustainbale developments” comments Liu (River), one of the 2 MFB students at#UNLEASHLAB2017. “Mid-August, we will spend immersive 9 days together in Denmark to collaborate and transform our original ideas into more innovative and viable solutions to Social Development Goals (SDGs), along with the support from companies, knowledge partners, public sectors and financial investors.”

"I am so thankful to be part of the extraordinary adventure that will be UNLEASH LAB 2017” adds Agathe, the other MFB rep in  Copenhagen. “Studying Food and Beverage as part of the MFB program @SDA Bocconi, my dream is to be able to apply what I learned to work on effective solutions for a better world. I am very much looking forward to meeting and teaming up with talented and like-minded people during this event and would like to thank my School and the UNLEASH Jury again for choosing me."

Good luck to our students and stay tuned for more updates!

SDA Bocconi School of Management

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