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Register now for the Open Food Data Hackdays!

nikki - January 10, 2018 in Basel, Daten, event, food, Lausanne

 The future of food concerns us all! Designers, engineers, farmers, entrepreneurs – and you! Take the opportunity and sign up now for our next Open Food Data Hackdays on the 27th and 28th of January at EPFL in Lausanne (Register here and no worries, the price of the ticket will be reimbursed after the event) as well as on the 16th and 17th of February at alte Markthalle in Basel (Register here). At our Hackdays individuals interested in data, food & innovation are brought together to jointly develop new solutions for a transparent, efficient, and fair food industry based on open food data. During the Hackdays you get the chance to work with like-minded team members on a project idea you care about and have the support from Open Data right at your side. If you are selected as one of the most promising projects, you will be part of our incubation program for several months. Please visit food.opendata.ch for more information. If you have any questions or feedback please get in contact with us via nikki.boehler@opendata.ch.

Register now for the Open Food Data Hackdays!

nikki - January 10, 2018 in Basel, Daten, event, food, Lausanne

 The future of food concerns us all! Designers, engineers, farmers, entrepreneurs – and you! Take the opportunity and sign up now for our next Open Food Data Hackdays on the 27th and 28th of January at EPFL in Lausanne (Register here and no worries, the price of the ticket will be reimbursed after the event) as well as on the 16th and 17th of February at alte Markthalle in Basel (Register here). At our Hackdays individuals interested in data, food & innovation are brought together to jointly develop new solutions for a transparent, efficient, and fair food industry based on open food data. During the Hackdays you get the chance to work with like-minded team members on a project idea you care about and have the support from Open Data right at your side. If you are selected as one of the most promising projects, you will be part of our incubation program for several months. Please visit food.opendata.ch for more information. If you have any questions or feedback please get in contact with us via nikki.boehler@opendata.ch.

Pods, Pots, and Potions: Putting Cacao to Paper in Early Modern Europe

Adam Green - December 7, 2017 in Art & Illustrations, botanical art, botanical illustrations, cacao, chocolate, cocoa, colonialism, Culture & History, food, illustration, Science & Medicine

Christine Jones explores the different ways the cacao tree has been depicted through history — from 16th-century codices to 18th-century botanicals — and what this changing iconography reveals about cacao's journey into European culture.

Pods, Pots, and Potions: Putting Cacao to Paper in Early Modern Europe

Adam Green - December 7, 2017 in Art & Illustrations, botanical art, botanical illustrations, cacao, chocolate, cocoa, colonialism, Culture & History, food, illustration, Science & Medicine

Christine Jones explores the different ways the cacao tree has been depicted through history — from 16th-century codices to 18th-century botanicals — and what this changing iconography reveals about cacao's journey into European culture.

The next Open Food Data Hackdays are coming up!

nikki - October 29, 2017 in Basel, event, food, Lausanne

We’re excited to invite you the next Open Food Data Hackdays on the 27th and 28th of January at EPFL in Lausanne (Register here) as well as on the 16th and 17th of February at alte Markthalle in Basel (Register here).  If you care about food, no matter if it’s due to ecological, health, social or gourmet reasons, this is the place to be! Engineers, designers, agriculture and nutrition experts, entrepreneurs and students are brought together to jointly develop new solutions for a transparent, efficient, and innovative food industry based on open food data. During the Hackdays you get the chance to work with like-minded team members on a project idea you care about and have the support from Open Data right at your side. If you are selected as one of the most promising projects, you will be part of our incubation program for several months. Please visit food.opendata.ch for more information and further details about new data sets, project ideas as well as our Slack group will follow within the next weeks. For everyone who’s wondering how the great projects chosen in the beginning of the year are doing: we’re still busy incubating them and making sure they create impactful solutions. We will disclose their achievements and next steps in the end of November. If you have any questions or feedback please get in contact via food@opendata.ch.

Open Data Konferenz am 27. Juni in Luzern!

murielstaub - May 9, 2017 in Allgemein, Daten, event, food, Forschung, Luzern, Medien, National

Am 27. Juni 2017 wird die Weiterentwicklung von Open Data in der Schweiz diskutiert und wir dringen gemeinsam in neue Gebiete vor: VertreterInnen der digitalen Gesellschaft vermitteln die Themen Open Smart Cities, Open Tourism & Transport Data, Open Science und Open Food Data. Als Teilnehmende vernetzen Sie sich mit einem äusserst vielfältigen Publikum aus Verwaltung, Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft, Politik, Journalismus und IT.


Opendata.ch/2017
 ist die führende Konferenz der Schweiz rund um das Thema Open Data. Dieses Jahr wird diese Konferenz gemeinsam von dem interdisziplinäre Schwerpunkt «Datenwelten» der Hochschule Luzern und Opendata.ch durchgeführt. 
Danke an opendata.swissHasler StiftungSeantis and nine.ch für die wertvolle Partnerschaft und dafür, dass sie die Opendata.ch/2017 möglich machen.

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Food Hackdays: Hacker nehmen sich 24 Stunden lang den Menüplan vor

murielstaub - February 15, 2017 in Allgemein, Daten, event, food

Die Open Food Data Hackdays vom Wochenende sind vorbei, nun geht’s richtig los: die vielversprechendsten Prototypen werden mit grossem Einsatz von Energie und Ressourcen weitergetrieben, dank der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Opendata.ch und Engagement Migros.
200 Entwickler und Designer haben in den 24 Stunden des Food-Tech Hackdays einen Ernährungsberater mit künstlicher Intelligenz entwickelt, Food-Apps für Sparfüchse und Klimaschützer, ein Kassenzettel-Analysetool und vieles mehr. Weitere Informationen entnehmen Sie der folgenden Medienmitteilung und https://twitter.com/hashtag/openfood.

A Treatise on Adulteration of Food and Culinary Poisons (1820)

Adam Green - June 18, 2014 in food, food adulteration, posions

A groundbreaking work which marked the beginning of an awareness of need for food safety oversight.

A Treatise on Adulteration of Food and Culinary Poisons (1820)

Adam Green - June 18, 2014 in food, food adulteration, posions

A groundbreaking work which marked the beginning of an awareness of need for food safety oversight.