Estonia's first Biohack is here!!

Wooden products are hip, organic leather is desired, bugs are coming, farming moves to the cloud and all our home products are öko! Bio-based solutions that are extremely desired in the world. Estonia has the 3rd highest share of organic fields in Europe and we have a lot of expertise in wood production. Yet, there’s so much more to unlock.

Cleantech ForEst, in partnership with Nordic Council of Minister would like to invite you to a 24-hour bioeconomy hackathon. Biohack will bring together people with bioeconomy business ideas, industry experts, developers and marketers. Over the course of 24 hours, solution oriented teams will be formed to develop thier business ideas.

Bes…t ideas (2) will have a chance to develop their solution further within world’s largest green business programme ClimateLaunchpad.

•Bio-based consumer goods (replacing fossil substances with bio) and new food products
•Various wood applications in the built environment
•IoT in farming and food production (efficiency, optimization, waste upgrading)
•Biochemicals (new feedstock, food additives etc)
•Circular bioeconomy solutions (new business models, cradle-to-cradle design, industry processes)

May 5th: 24-hour Biohack starts
17.30 Doors open. Registration
18.00 Opening words and intro to the event
18.20 What are the problems and opportunities in bioeconomy (Expert guests dbd)
18.40 Inspiring story (speaker dbd)
18.50 Brainstorming and idea creation
19.50 Idea presentations
Pizzas, drinks, team formation
Announcing the teams, start working on the idea

May 6th: Biohack continues
08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Morning stretch
09.15 Working on the ideas, mentoring continues
17.00 Final idea presentation

This is THE event of the year, that unites people working in biobased fields. Come along and get your new idea going!

And be sure to register via Eventbrite link “tickets”.

Place: SPARK Tartu
Time: 5. May, at 17:30 – 6. May, at 18:00

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