OPEN EXPLORATION Workshop & Opportunities
PITCHING Experts Jury
FUNDING Award winning

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Our food system is broken and needs urgent re-shaping for how we are using the planet’s resources. 

Join us in exploring and mapping the problem and opportunity space on resource efficiency within the agro-food system. By

  • understanding how resources are used today, why we stick to it, and what this causes 
  • laying out the relevant stakeholders and comprehending who are promoters of change and who likes to keep the status quo

Based on the thorough exploration of the entire problem landscape of today’s resource spillage opportunities will derive.

This open and collaborative setting will make you meet new people from diverse backgrounds, will make you learn more insights and you will find the right partners to actively work on the emerging opportunities.

In a second step, you have the chance to team up with other disciplines and propose concepts for solutions. This happens according to your preference – either in a closed confidential or in an open setting. 

The workshops are the ticket for idea submission to the ideation campaigns of this NTN Innovation Booster. (Participation to workshop, of at least one member of the submitting team is mandatory for idea submission)

A reservation fee of CHF 100,- per participant is asked at registration. This will be refunded after participation. 

Resource Efficiency I

23 August 2022 13:30-18:00 incl. Apéro

INNOSpace / Bern-Wabern

Join | Create | Innovate
Open-Exploration Workshop

Resource Efficiency II

29 September 2022 13:30-18:00 incl. Apéro

INNOSpace / Bern-Wabern

Join | Create | Innovate
Open-Exploration Workshop
  • Come with an open mind and a willingness to contribute actively and constructively to the topic at hand
  • Be ready to actively exchange with others in an open innovation and co-creation mode
  • Be prepared to join a multidisciplinary team working on the development of an opportunity
  • Be interested in submitting a project/idea, with a team to the upcoming ideation campaign (Submission until 18 September 2022 / 06 November 2022)
  • Be prepared to pitch in front of an expert jury (Workshop 1 – 04. October 2022 | 08:00-18:00 / Workshop 2 – 18 November 2022 | 08:00-18:00)

Why attending ?


  • You want to make a difference
  • you are looking to match-make competences to start a venture or a project
  • you would like to participate to the ideation campaign and run-up for CHF 20’000+ of funding
  • you would like to join the innovation ecosystem

Who should be attending?

  • Companies who are looking for future opportunities
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Researchers
  • All other NTN Innovation Booster Community members
  • Individuals who want to drive impact

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