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.
Product Designer & Lecturer, Industrial Design Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
Baruch Naeh Strategic Brand Design
Dr. Yohanan Aravot
Food, Packaging & Agriculture Consultant Lecturer, Biochemistry and Food Science, HUJI
Dr. Tammy Meiron
BioTech & FoodTech Executive Consultant Lecturer, Biochemistry and Food Science, HUJI
Product Designer & Senior Lecturer, Industrial Design Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
When and where is the hackathon?
October 11-12, 2018. It will take place at The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Rehovot.
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 Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 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.