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MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020

Creating smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship. 

This project aims to develop these through:

  1. Using existing information and industrial challenges to inform the hackathons around specific food industry chains.
  2. Designing and delivering a series of hackathons across Europe where different stakeholders come together to find solutions to identified industrychallenges in specific value chains.
  3. Convening a network of maker spaces that offer sustained space for hackings and further prototyping resources.
  4. Training professionals to build capacity in delivering Hackathons and related activities, be able to develop entrepreneurial capabilities across the food value chain in Europe.

Partners

The following partners are involved in the project

University of Cambridge
Matís
DIL
AZTI
University of Warsaw
VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland
ETH ZÜRICH
UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Queen’s University of Belfast
Rikolto Belgium

Project Lead

Shima Barakat
Institution

University of Cambridge

Contact details

s.barakat@jbs.cam.ac.uk

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