Call for Innovators for the Euro-Med Hackaton - Eco‐efficiency in the Agro‐Food chain

The "1st Euro-MedHackathon: Eco-Efficiency in the Agro-Food Chain" will take place in Amman (Jordan) from 14th to 15th December 2016. The 2-day event has been organized by MedSpring and will be hosted by HCST, in collaboration with STRD-II programme, MHESR, and CIHEAM-IAMB.

Following the first successful brokerages organized in the framework of MedSpring project  (Cairo, 2014; Berlin, 2015; Bari, 2016), this year the first Euro-MedHackathon will be organized to host young innovators, researchers, international companies and entrepreneurs from different EU and Mediterranean countries with the aim to developing novel ideas which could have a strategic impact in the field of agro-food chain sustainability. About 50 applications were collected through a specific "Call for proposals" that was closed on 31 October. 

A Panel composed by representatives of Private sponsoring companies (Barilla Group, SPRING, Torino Wireless  and Seeds & Chips) evaluated the innovative ideas and selected 30 applications to participate in the Hackathon event.

The shortlist of selected idea-carriers is available here:

  • Lahbib Latrach - Morocco
  • Imad Eddine Djelaili- France
  • Rachid Salghi- Morocco
  • Asli Elif Tanugur - Turkey
  • Suleyman Aytekin - Turkey
  • Lynda Allouche - Algeria
  • Sara Ladouy - Morocco
  • Haytham Mohamed Salem Mohamed - Egypt
  • Mohamed Farhaoui - Morocco
  • Fouad Menaceur - Algeria
  • Mohammed Aourach - Morocco
  • Lakhdar Meftah - Algeria
  • Husein Kattab - Jordan
  • Lama Rissouli - Morocco
  • Osama Mohawesh - Jordan
  • Nüket Aygen Türcan - Turkey
  • khaled Bouchoucha - Tunisia
  • Tahseen Sayara - Palestine
  • Tamer Aaboufoul - Palestine
  • Imen Hmani - Tunisia
  • Füsun Akgül - Turkey
  • Jihad Hammoucha - Morocco
  • Mahmoud Rahil - Palestine
  • Hèla Hassairi - Tunisia
  • Fatih Balci - Turkey
  • Sakina Benabdelkader - Algeria
  • Evren Azer Koculu - Turkey
  • Abdoul Rjoub - Jordan
  • Serkan Naneci - Turkey
  • Ruaa Jabbar - Iraq

The event programme is available here. We invite potential investors or people/organizations interested in supporting/collaborating with those idea-carriers to participate to the event by registering here:

For updates and further information, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn or contact the brokerage secretariat: or Event hashtag: #EUMEDHACK2016. Different prizes are offered by private companies as Barilla Group, SPRING, Torino Wireless and Seeds & Chips. More info coming: stay tuned!

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
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