Open Food Data

Open Food Hackdays
10/11 February 2017

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Welcome to food.opendata

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!

 

The Open Food Hackdays

 

Locations

Lausanne

BC Building, EPFL Campus, Chemin Alan Turing, 1015 Ecublens.

Google Maps Link: Here

Zurich

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8000 Zürich.

Google Maps Link: Here
 
 

Schedule

Friday, February 10, 2017

08.30
Check-In & Welcome Coffee
09.30
Opening speech
10.15
Challenges & Datasets
11.00
Team Building
12.00
Hackstart

 

Saturday, February 11, 2017

09.30
Kick-Off Day 2
13.00
Deadline Projects
15.00
Pitches
17.00
Farewell

Main Partner

 
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Location Partner

 

EPFL
Lausanne

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Zhdk
Zurich

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What you need to know
about the Open Food Hackdays 2017

Who do we invite?

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.

How much does it cost?

The participation in the open food hackdays will be completely free. We will provide you with two days full of workspace, internet, and meals.

What should I bring?

Bring your laptop, charger and other gadgets you might use for your project.

Where will I sleep?

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.

Where are the Open Food Hackdays being held?

The Open Food Hackdays will take parallel in Zurich and Lausanne. In Lausanne, we will be on the EPFL campus. In Zurich, we the Hackdays will take place at the new ZHdK building in the Toni Areal.

What if I don’t have a team?

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.

You have further questions?

Message us on Facebook, Tweet to us @opendatach, or email us at at food@opendata.ch!

Incubation of scalable projects

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

Register now to take the opportunity

About Business Innovation food.opendata

 

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.

Press Releases

German: Medienmitteilung 02.11.2016 (PDF)

French: Communiqué de presse 02.11.2016 (PDF)

You have data, knowledge or infrastructure to share? You are interested in what this is all about? Please get in touch: food@opendata.ch

The Opendata.ch Food Working Group
is a part of the Opendata.ch association.