FoodHack
Geneva 2017

 

27th to 29th of October
@Impact Hub Geneva

 
 
 
 
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Let's Hack !

FoodHack Geneva is a 54-hour hackathon, where 60 selected participants tackled our worlds food challenges. Engineers, food industry specialists, designers, developers, researchers, and hustlers came together to build solutions and shape a more sustainable future of food.

Discover what happened

 
 
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FoodHack Winners

Challenges Presented By

 
 

 
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Food Save challenge

Won by
Team Food Cycle

Eric Bezzam
Connor Lurring
Bhatupe Mhango
Florian Depraz

 

Sabrina Vitali
Jan Eiholzer
Alessia Delbrück
Sourabh Lal


 
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urban agriculture

Won by
Team
Copernicus Aquaponic

Jérome Favand
Fruzsina Homolka

Celia Rodriguez
Marion Plouzennec


 
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Food traceability & Provenance

Won by
Team S-Man

Parit Bansal
Ridima Mittal
Katharina Frank

Kathrin Schmieder
Clara Buchet


Individual Prizes

Best Hustler

Ridima Mittal from
Team S-Man

Best Developer

Jonathan Moy de Vitry from
Team Super Grow

Best DESIGNEr

Tiziano Prestini from
Team Food à Coté

 

Supported By

 
 
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Mentors & Jury

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Tatjana de Kerros

Startup builder @RicoLab

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Pascal Allot

Regional manager IBM Switzerland

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Dr. Vincenzo Pallotta

Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship HEIG-VD

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Amanda Byrde

CoFounder & Head of Finance Impact Hub Geneva

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Catherine martinson

Head of Regional Work @WWF Switzerland

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Erica Mazerolle

Lead & Catalyst @Sustainable Living Lab

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Cyril Lapinte

Agile IT developer and Blockchain expert

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Peter Jaggy

independent Engineer - Consultant - Former Vice President Engineering for the Nestlé Group”

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Elodie AUER

Project Manager @Ambrosus

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François Rebetez

Urbaniste de la Ville de Carouge et coordinateur quartiers durables OPL, GEA Vallotton & Chanard SA

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Beatrice Montesi

External Relations @GAIN – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

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Marc Hempel

Director @House of Foods

 
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The Schedule

Here’s what happens during FoodHack Geneva

Friday 27th October - 18:30 to night

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Apéro & Networking

Participants and partners come together over dinner and drinks, the perfect combination to get ideas flowing.

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CHALLENGE

The challengers Impact Hub, the Sustainable LIving Lab, WWF, RicoLab & Ambrosus, present their challenge, criteria, resources and prize. 

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60 Seconds to Pitch

Following a brainstorming session, participants will then have the opportunity to pitch their ideas and solutions to the proposed challenges.

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Build your team

Teams of 5 -6 participants are formed around the top pitches and the organizers ensure a fair mix of multiple skills (tech, research, business and design).

 

Saturday 28th October - All Day

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Learn from the best

Mentors from the Food Hackathon partners will be assigned to teams to provide their expertise and coach teams through the hard problems.

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invent & Build solutions

We've got the resources and support in place to make things happen in a short period of time. Participants will utilise these to put their ideas into prototypes.

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Play & Eat

To get participants moving and away from their screens (only for a short time) we have a number of delicious meals and activities planned (yoga & more).

 

Sunday 29th October - Morning to 21:00

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Meet the jury

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Present your project

The culmination of the weekend. Participants have 5 minutes to present the solutions they’ve built to the crowd and a panel of experts.

Celebrate

Prizes are handed out to the winning teams, followed by an apero and drink with participants, partners and guests to finish off the event.

 

Attend As A Guest 

 

Stay the entire weekend or join us for the final pitches and closing apéro. 

Limited number available. 

 
 
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Challengers

 
 
 

Food & Drinks Partners

 
 
 

Supporting Partners

 
 
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FoodHack Geneva Hackathon

FoodHack Geneva is part of FoodHack.ch, the Swiss non-for-profit that brings people together both online and offline so that they can imagine, shape and create solutions for a more sustainable future of food.

After our first hackathon in October 2016, we’re back with this years focus firmly on turning passiveness and good intentions to activeness and change making. As organizers, we promise to provide the ideal environment so that you can turn your ideas into impact.

 

Meet the team

team[@]foodhack.ch

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