It's everywhere but goes unnoticed by most people. This is where you come in.
The packaging world is undergoing massive changes.
From materials to user experience, science and design is revolutionizing the industry and the world’s biggest food giants are constantly looking for innovation. The HACKPACK Hackathon is a 24-hour sprint to innovate on the hot topic of the food industry - packages.
Do you think you have the total package? Use your skills to fight food loss, one package at a time.
WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE
Product Designer & Lecturer, Industrial Design Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
Dr. Tammy Meiron
BioTech & FoodTech Executive Consultant Lecturer, Biochemistry and Food Science, HUJI
Baruch Naeh Strategic Brand Design
Product Designer & Senior Lecturer, Industrial Design Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
Dr. Yohanan Aravot
Food, Packaging & Agriculture Consultant Lecturer, Biochemistry and Food Science, HUJI
Dr. Dikla Montekio
Business Development and Strategy Consultant Ag-tech, Biotechnology, Food Chain
Guy Mechrez, Ph.D
Researcher, Department of Food Quality & Safety Institute for Post-harvest and Food Sciences
Volcani Center, ARO
Dr. Elena Poverenov
Agriculture Research Organization,
The Volcani Center
Tiltan school of Design & Visual Communication. Head of Design Studies Graphic Designer, Packaging.
Alon Design Studio
Dr. Ron Porat
Researcher at the Institute of Postharvest and Food Science, ARO, the Volcani Center
Plastopil Hazorea Company
Packaging Strategic Buyer
Supply chain Tnuva
M.P.Adm, M.A.Sc.Agr Director Central & Northern Arava-Tamar R&D
Zalul Environmental Association
Prof. Masha Niv
Vice Dean for Research
The Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, HUJI
Partner & CFO, JVP
Dr. Yaron Daniely PhD MBA
President & CEO
Yissum, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dr. Shira Rosen
Packaging Development Manager, Strauss group Israel
Chairman of the Israeli Packaging Institute
Innovation and Business Development mananger Tempo Beverages Ltd
Creative Director, Baruch Naeh Strategic Brand Design
Senior Partner, Patent Attorney, Head of Hi-Tech Department Reinhold Cohn Group
Director Israel Newtech & Ecosystems, Ministry of Economy and Industry
Dr. Shay Fleishon
Executive Director, BioJerusalem
Prof. Oded Shoseyov
Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Collplant
When and where is the hackathon?
October 18-19, JVP Campus, Jerusalem.
What is the professional background requirement?
We’re mainly looking for scientists, engineers, students and entrepreneurs in relevant fields: Plastics, chemistry, biology, mechanics and materials; Alongside: Developers, industrial designers and makers. But any individual related to the challenges can apply.
Come join us this October as we combine forces to reduce food loss and waste by changing how food is packed. Just in time for FAO World Food Day 2018, we invite food technologists, chemists, physicists, biologists, artists and product designers, economists, high school and undergrad students, engineers and the creative general public, to participate in the first food packaging hackathon at the JVP Campus, Jerusalem. Together we will tackle one of the most challenging and impactful aspects of keeping the world fed and clean, in two intense days of originality and innovation.