March 15-17th Kristianstad - Food hack 2019, It´s time to register!

Join in and set your impact in the food industry! On Friday the 15th of March 2019 the 5th annual Food Hack launch. New friends, lots of fun and food and tough challenges!

The Food Hack is a 48 hour long innovation competition and food conference for the global food community initiated by Krinova & the research council for sustainable development - Formas.This year’s theme is “A Healthier Planet” we set out to tackle challenges related to the sustainable development goals defined by the United Nations in the Agenda 2030.

Food and the food system design play a vital role in fulfilling these goals to ensure access to food, water, and renewable energy while preserving ecosystems, biodiversity, and stable and equal societies. Hackers will work in teams to set up projects boosted by the latest research and experienced mentors. All in the spirit of challenge driven open innovation!

More information (pdf)

Visit Food Hacks website.

March 19 - May 14 Uppsala - Course: Design Thinking – New Perspectives on Innovation

Do you want to evaluate and realize your and others' ideas using methods currently used by Google and Apple? After last year's popular course, Design Thinking - New Perspectives on Innovation is back in Green Innovation Park Uppsala!

Design Thinking is the method of development and innovation that is based on the user’s needs.
By working ideas-based with prototypes and visualization, you can quickly test your ideas and then rethink and improve through many iterations.

As a part of an interdisciplinary team, you will get an opportunity test your skills and solve real challenges from established companies.
The method is already used by world-leading companies and is becoming increasingly current and in demand in the labor market.

For whom?
The participants are students, scientists or professionals who are interested in innovation, business development and creative problem solving. You want to
strengthen your innovation ability and learn a sought-after, powerful and useful method for innovation.

After the course you will be able to:

  • Use Design Thinking as a process and method.
  • Develop and improve services and products.
  •  Explore customer groups and visualize their needs.
  • Create different types of prototypes and test them.

The course is given March 19 - May 14 in Green Innovation Park Uppsala and is spread over 10 week with seven lessons, every lesson is three hours (16-19 - lighter meal included).

Preliminary schedule and course design

Professionals 5000 kr

PhD students 2500 kr

Students 200 kr
Prices are inclusive of VAT.
Upon admission, payment is made two weeks before the course starts at the latest.

Last day to apply: March 5th
Limited number of seats!

Apply for the course here

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27 mars Skövde - Det digitala djuret - hur fångar vi upp rätt teknik för effektiv och hållbar djurhållning?

Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) är hett i Europa och utvecklingen går i ett rasande tempo. Organisationerna inom SLU-campusområdet i Skara lyfter frågan och bjuder in dig med intresse för digitalisering kopplat till animalieproduktion. Behovet av kunskapsutbyte om digital teknik mellan lantbruksforskning och företag inom de gröna näringarna är stort. Vi vill träffa dig för att föra dialogen och utvecklingen framåt. Det digitala djuret är en seminarieserie med fokus på teknisk kompetens och aktuell forskning inom djurhållning, köttkvalitet, hälsa och djurvälfärd.

Dag: 27 mars 2019
Plats: Insikten, Gothia Science Park, Skövde
Tid: 09.30 - ca 16.00

Är du intresserad? Ta möjligheten! Anmäl dig på senast 20 mars. Seminariet är kostnadsfritt. Uteblivelse debiteras med 200:-/deltagare.

Bakom satsningen Det digitala djuret står SLU Holding, SLU Götala nöt- och lammköttsforskning och Agroväst och seminariet sker inom ramen för flera olika forsknings- och innovationsprojekt.

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