Waliyah Sahqani (CHANGE Award)

Nominated by 

EIT Digital

The innovation 

Grape is a purpose-driven company on a mission to help consumers combat food waste (in order to reduce its human and environmental impact).

EIT Community support 

Waliyah completed EIT Digital Master School in Human-Computer Interaction and Design at Aalto University and University of Trento. In addition,  EIT Digital has supported her through the EIT Digital Venture Program in 2020. The pre-accelerator program run by Krakow Technology Park, awarded her team funding and crucial training on developing their prototype with experts from a range of disciplines in pitching, business model development, user research and testing. The first working prototype of Grape was developed at this time.