Our team

We are a team of international students from CULS- Czech University of Life Sciences and CTU- Czech Technical University (both situated in Prague, Czech Republic). We study Environmental engineering, Rural and social development, Food production, Architecture and Economics.

Our strengths

We are an interdisciplinary team, with team members coming from many parts the world. What brought us together is a strong ambition to succeed and obtain new skills.

Our drive

Our motivation is to implement our ambition and ideas in a real-life challenge. Our team's goal is to gain new comprehensive knowledge and experience.

What we want to achieve

By using our strengths and knowledge gained at our Universities, we wish to acquire practical experience and teamwork.

What are the main starting points of our concept?

• Traditional food production in a circular environment to meet sustainable development

• Integrated social and technological innovation
to improve human and environmental wellbeing

• Re-connecting the missing bridges between rural and urban, tradition and innovation

What are the main functions of our building?

ECOllab is a space for people, connected and interconnected.

Our vision is to build a dynamic productional and functional area focused on various shared public service and leisure activities such as community garden, full generation cycle education, scientific research which enhances people’s lives with basic premises of Circularity, Sustainability, and Wellbeing.

The aim is not only to produce high-quality food but to educate and connect people of all ages to create a completely new perspective of the world in terms of sustainable thinking. With harmonious symbiosis between human and nature we want to promote a healthy lifestyle, which appreciates minimum waste and maximum joy. 

What are the unique selling points of our concept?

Innovation in terms of 'no-waste' energy harvesting, coollaboration between individuals and plants in audio-visual plant performance bubble, and transformation area are the foci of the unique strategy which ECOllab embraces.

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Team info

Elena Spallart
Nena Šilić
Vanja Lukić
Fouad Farnisa
Bianca Minotti
Miroslav Jozífek
Kaisar Kulbayev
Ramina Khakimova
Nadija Čehajić