6-8 AUGUST | HEUVELLAND | BELGIUM
Festival Dranouter focuses on international headliners and the best Belgian bands, added by the top within the roots / folk scene and some (still) unknown gems. Thanks to this successful mix, tens of thousands of music lovers come to Dranouter every year for a wonderful music holiday. In accordance with Festival Dranouter, it has been making efforts for years to keep its ecological footprint as limited as possible, each year the organization presents a number of innovations.
Festival Dranouter is looking for startups who can assist us in organizing an even more sustainable event. By 2024 (the 50th edition of the festival) we want to set up a 100% climate-neutral event, and we can certainly use help with that. Startups who have innovative ideas in the event sector are of course also welcome. Together we think of: ticketting, camping, safety, employee recruitment, sponsoring …
For the 2018 edition we launched the WAVE project, a project in which we investigated how water consumption at festivals can be improved.
Within the project we launched a few initiatives together with several partners: purifying urine into manure granules and drinking water (2019) together with UGent, purifying groundwater into potable water with Bosaq (2018), purifying shower water into potable water with ECOZ Mobile and Bosaq (2019)
An innovation broker is a person who guides you within the InnoQuarter process. The innovation broker from your country will contact you from the moment you register your innovation. An intake interview will be used to determine which festival is suitable for your innovation. If a community decision is made to test in another country, another innovation broker will take over the contact. Every country has its own innovation broker who knows the festival like no other. Do you have a question for one of the innovation brokers? Feel free to contact them!