Food Innovation Design Sprint

Are you ready to dive headfirst into the world of food innovation? We are seeking the brightest minds to craft creative solutions for the challenges in our food systems that positively shape consumer behavior!

This ideathon-like event is an intensive day where participants collaborate to brainstorm and prototype ideas rapidly, often guided by experts and culminating in a pitch presentation to judges. We will also provide you with food and drinks all day long!



ūüďÖ Application Deadline - 24 May (Friday), 12:00 pm (noon)
- Apply solo or with a team here:

ūüďÖ Application Results - 24 May (Friday) until the end of day
- We notify you if you have been selected to participate, including all practical info you need to know!

ūüíĽ Pre-event Introduction & Training (ONLINE) - 28 May (Tuesday), 4 pm - 6 pm
- Strategies & Time Management: Master ideathon tips and how to manage your time effectively.
- Food Innovation: Stay ahead of trends in the world of food innovation.
- Design Thinking Crash Course: Elevate your brainstorming game with pro tips and tricks!

ūüéĮ One-day Design Sprint (IN-PERSON) - 31 May (Friday), 8:30 am - 10 pm
- Keynote Presentation: Fuel your creativity with insights from a field expert.
- Matchmaking & Team Registration: Connect with other innovators or build interdisciplinary teams.
- Challenge Announcement & Ideathon: Tackle a real-world challenge with the guidance of expert mentors.
- Pitch Presentations: Show off your team's groundbreaking ideas to our judges.
- Winner Announcement: Celebrate with the best and brightest teams!
- Rooftop Celebration: Wrap up with networking and fun under the stars. ūüĆü

ūü•á ‚ā¨1,000 for the winning team  
ūü•ą ‚ā¨500 for the runner-up team  
(Note: Prizes are gross amounts)

Who’s Invited?
We're looking for applicants aged 18-35 from all fields and backgrounds. Whether you’re a lone innovator or a group of like-minded thinkers, you can join us to make an impact and solve real-world problems.

Apply now and be part of the change that will shape the future of food! ūüĆĪ

NOTE: The event will be held in English.

// The event is organized in partnership with the British Council Hungary, the Engage4BIO Horizon project, and Eisberg. // 

08:30 - 22:00

Event information

Application deadline: 24 May, 12.00
Pre-event online preparation: 28 May, 16.00-18.00
Event: 31 May, 8.30-22.00

The event will be held in English.

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