Is a long period of training unsuitable for you (at the moment) but do you still want to find out more about topics such as entrepreneurship, innovation or personal development? Or do you work for a company in the Food & Flower industry and want to give employees a boost in the form of training or a short course? HortiHeroes regularly organises bespoke masterclasses for companies and educational institutions. We would be delighted to put together an inspiring program with you! We also regularly organise masterclasses for the HortiHeroes community which anyone can sign up for.
Lely Unconference | Connect & Spark your creativity
Together with Lely and GoDare we organised the first Lely Underground UnConference. Around 60 Lely engineers came together to connect with experts and inspirational and entrepreneurial pioneers from inside and outside Lely and also to boost their creativity. The purpose of this UnConference? Marlieke Lingmont, Head of Startup Innovation at Lely, explains: “Stimulating internal innovation is a key component for achieving our mission. There is a wealth of creative talent at Lely! Because when we join forces by sharing knowledge, experiences, challenges and ideas, we can nurture the future.”
Ideation challenge with first year Agri & Food students from Inholland Delft
Every year, the induction day of the first year Agri & Food students from Inholland Delft focuses on cooperation, innovation and impact. Overseen by HortiHeroes, 200 students in multidisciplinary teams tackled a social challenge, namely: “How can we contribute to the health of the students at our university?” The afternoon culminated in innovative business ideas. From affordable textbooks and vertical vegetable gardens in classrooms to an app with healthy, cheap and easy recipes for students.