Are you passionate about the more sustainable future of food? Garage48 Food is open for registration.
In co-organisation with Garage48, Estonian University of Life Sciences and Estonian Research Council, and partnership with Polli Horticultural Research Centre, TFTAK, TalTech, Ministry of Rural Affairs, and BioCC, a first in its kind hackathon of food technology will take place 22-24 October 2021 in Estonia, to find solutions to different challenges in the food industry.
Garage48 invites bio- and food technologists, food safety professionals, food policy experts, and other enterprising people (entrepreneurs, developers, and designers) to solve food systems and production challenges and contribute to developing more environmentally friendly and sustainable eating habits in food technology.
Garage48 Food will take place both as an on-site and as an online event. Participants developing physical prototypes are expected in the laboratories of the Estonian University of Life Sciences (Tartu), TFTAK (Tallinn), TalTech (Tallinn), Polli Horticultural Research Center (Viljandi) and BioCC (Tartu). For software prototypes development, a virtual hackathon will be held.
You can register as an individual and with or without an idea. You can put together your own team in the process or join someone else's team. Please note that only ready-made teams formed during the hackathon registration process are accepted to participate in the hackathon.
Top teams will be awarded prizes to help you realise your ideas through incubation & acceleration programs, mentoring and collaboration opportunities.
Participation in this event is supported by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund Estonian University of Life Sciences ASTRA Project „Value-chain based bioeconomy 2“ and Estonian Research Council via ResTA programme.