MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains

Creating a smarter and simpler food value chain across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship that needs to be developed. This project aims to achieve this through:

  • Using existing information and diagnostic tools to inform the hackathons around specific food industry chains;
  • Designing and delivering a series of hackathons across Europe where different stakeholders come together to find solutions to identified industry challenges in specific value chains;
  • Convening a network of maker spaces that offer sustained space for hackathons and further prototyping resources;
  • Training professionals to be able to develop entrepreneurial capabilities across the food value chain in Europe.

Partners

The following partners are involved in the project

AZTI
DIL
ETH ZÜRICH
GIVAUDAN
MATIS
QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY OF BELFAST
VTT
UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW

Project lead

Shima Barakat
Institution

University of Cambridge

Contact details

s.barakat@jbs.cam.ac.uk

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