The food.opendata.ch program supports creative, entrepreneurial and scientific projects in the area of food and nutrition data on their way from the first idea to market readiness by providing new open data, intense coaching and mentorship, and financial support.
On 10/11 February 2017 we invite around 200 software developers, engineers, designer, nutritionists, civil servants, and entrepreneurs to jointly develop new solutions for a transparent, efficient, and innovative food industry based on open data.
Join and be part of this movement!
BC Building, EPFL Campus, Chemin Alan Turing, 1015 Ecublens.
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Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8000 Zürich.
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Check-In & Welcome Coffee
Challenges & Datasets
Kick-Off Day 2
We welcome everybody that brings a passion for food and data. You want to bring the food industry a step further? Then you are right here.
The participation in the open food hackdays will be completely free. We will provide you with two days full of workspace, internet, and meals.
Bring your laptop, charger and other gadgets you might use for your project.
We will have a limited amount of sofas, and bean bags available. Further in both location there will be an area dedicated to relaxation.
Please bring your sleeping bag, towel, and toiletries.
No worries! The nice thing about Hackdays is to meet new and interesting people. In the beginning we will have a socializing round where you can find your team.
Promising projects of the Open Food Hackdays 2017 will be selected to become incubated for three months.
Period: 3 months
Financial Support: Founders grant CHF 2000/month
Infrastructure: Workspace at Impact Hub Zürich, Impact Hub Geneva, EPFL, etc.
Mentorship & Coaching: Access to various mentors & coaches
The three year program “Business Innovation food.opendata.ch” launched by Opendata.ch and Engagement Migros supports creative, entrepreneurial and scientific projects in the area of food and nutrition data on their way from the first idea to market readiness by providing new open data, intense coaching and mentorship, and financial support.
The program aims to build a publicly available base of nutrition data, to create new innovative and value adding solutions, and to further develop the use of open data for entrepreneurial purposes.