Workshop «Open Exploration» with Problem-Based-Approach
will result in Opportunity Statements and Stakeholder Mapping.
(open to everyone, mandatory for idea submission and funding)
Ideas can be submitted 3-6 weeks after the workshops (view different timing for workshops I and II)
Submitting teams are formed with at least one member from research organizations and one from an implementation partner.
Online idea pitching with an expert panel. (1-2 weeks after end of submission period)
Instant feedback is given. Funding decision is taken based on:
12 teams will have the opportunity to win CHF 20'000+ of innovation fund to develop ideas further into impactful applications and products. Not selected ideas also have the opportunity to be proposed other development opportunities.
Our food system is broken and needs urgent re-shaping for how we are using the planet’s resources.
Exploring and mapping the problem and opportunity space on resource efficiency within the agro-food system. By
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 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.