Once you have submitted your pitch, it will be reviewed by our team to check if it matches with the area of focus. It can then be posted and contextualized to serve a goal or create resolve in a specific setting. Your idea becomes a Conceptwith focus As Originator of the idea, you can decide to remain involved in the continued development of your idea, this could be done as part of the B-Star team or as innovation lead in a newly formed partnership.
Aquaculture Feed Support Services Supply of tailored organic (non-mammal/non-fish) fish feed indirectly derived from organic waste. Through combining a variety of available nutrient sources, different clients e.g. fish farmers, urban aquaponics practitioners, etc. can be served. (Feed / Nutrition / Business)
BagaShroom Making use of waste Bagasse (sugarcane waste) to grow mushrooms. (Waste-2-Food)
Smart Food Labs This idea connects with Urban Farming and the spread of best practices in urban food production by means of education and student/community involvement. It aims to make Sciences (e.g. engineering, plant sciences, microbiology, math and physics) understandable and fun through practical outdoor development and experimentation, building sustainable food production systems at or near the school. (Education / Local Food Security)
Insect Collection Technology This technology concept has the potential to passively collect an array of locally available flying insects. (Food Security)
Pressure Assisted Micro-Filtration Making use of the available water pressure to assist in micro-filtration of brackish to sweet water underneath floating platforms (Water Security)
Connected Cool Centers (CCC) CCC would exist to create flexibility for the small farmer, allowing them to produce what they can when they can, and not worry about potential to sell and store produce. It will lessen food waste, give small holders better insight in demand and increase food security regionally. (Food Security)