Hackathon on the utilization of by-products of food at Matís next Saturday 16 October from 10-18

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Guðjón Þorkelsson

Strategic Scientist

14 students from Poland and Iceland are currently completing a course on the utilization of by-products of food.

The course ends with a hackathon on Saturday where participants are divided into teams to find solutions to the problems of three food companies in the utilization of certain foods.

Hacking program:

10.00 Welcome. Allocating teams to problem

10:30 Ideation and selecting idea

12:00 Lunch and inspirational talk

13:00 Team working on ideas. Prototyping

14:00 Other kind of activity

14:15 How to pitch

14:45 Team working on pitches

16:30 Pitching in front of jury

17:30 Prices. Certificates. Thank you and farewell. 

All interested people are encouraged to participate. If you want to register or get more information, you can contact Guðjón Þorkelsson via e-mail 

Prizes are awarded for the best ideas.