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MAKEit

MAKEit

To create smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe we need to develop both infrastructure and capacity which stimulate and supports 
innovation and entrepreneurship.  

We will achieve this by: 

  • Convening a network of ‘maker spaces’, providing collaborative spaces to make, learn, explore and share, for MAKEathons and further prototyping resources;
  • Designing and delivering a series of MAKEathons across Europe where different stakeholders come together to find solutions to identified industry challenges in specific value chains;
  • Training professionals to be able to develop entrepreneurial capabilities across the food value chain in Europe.

To find out more about the upcoming MAKEathons in 2020 and learn how you can take part, please contact Project Manager Rachel Gomes.

Upcoming 2020 MAKEathon Events

DIL (The German Institute of Food Technologies)

  • Supply Chain Category: Meat
  • Date: 28th - 30th September
  • Location: Quakenbrück, Germany
  • Find out more and apply on their website.

AZTI

  • Supply Chain Category: Fish
  • Date: October, exact date TBC
  • Location: Online

VTT

  • Supply Chain Category: Meat
  • Date: 5th - 9th October
  • Location: Helsinki, Finland

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and IMDEA

  • Supply Chain Category: Bread
  • Date: 21st - 23rd October
  • Location: Online

ETH Zürich

  • Supply Chain Category: Meat
  • Date: 23rd - 25th October
  • Location: Zürich, Switzerland
  • Find out more and apply on their website here!

University of Warsaw

  • Supply Chain Category: Fruit and Vegetables
  • Date: 20th - 21st November
  • Location: Online

Queen's University Belfast

  • Supply Chain Category: Dairy
  • Date: 26th - 28th November
  • Location: Belfast, Ireland

To find out more about these events and how you can participate, please contact Project Manager Rachel Gomes.

Recent MAKEathon Events

University of Cambridge

  • Supply Chain Category: Fruit and Vegetables
  • Date: 21st - 22nd and 27th July
  • Location: Online
  • For more information about the recent Fruit and Veg MAKEathon, take a look at the website here!

Matis

  • Supply Chain Category: Blue Bioeconomy
  • Date: 10th - 18th September
  • Location: Reykjavik and Akureyri, Iceland
  • Find out more on the Facebook page

 

  • Supply Chain Category: Blue Bioeconomy
  • Date: 10th - 18th September
  • Location: Neskaupstaður and Westfjörð, Iceland
  • Find out more on the Facebook page

Rikolto

  • Supply Chain Category: Vegetables
  • Date: 22nd - 23rd September
  • Location: Leuven, Belgium
  • Find out more on their website.

Partners

The following partners are involved in the project

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

Project Lead

Shima Barakat
Institution

University of Cambridge

Contact details

sb679@cam.ac.uk

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