For friends who have been familiar with Chaihuo & our community, you must have learned about CHIC or participated in CHIC meetup in the past years! Getting excited for the new episode of CHIC in 2018? Great news! We’ll be welcoming & hosting participants of CHIC 2018 at x.factory in the following 2 weeks!
If you are not familiar with CHIC yet, here is a brief introduction.
China Hardware Innovation Camp (CHIC) is an academic-industry cooperation program curated by EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale
CHIC represents an interdisciplinary approach, combining knowledge and practical elements of engineering, design, and business. It
info of previous CHIC program
And this year, CHIC 2018 program will have 28 students from 8 institutes in Switzerland to work on 5 different projects in China for 2 weeks. And on July 18th, the teams will present their projects and prototypes here at x.factory. Welcome to join us! Let’s have a sneak preview of these 5 projects and the team behind these awesome projects!
CORE – Chose Order Retrieve and Eat – is an ecological food ordering system, designed to reduce food and packaging waste in the
This project features eco-friendly, quantity management and meal-tracking.
There are 6 members in team CORE, they are from two different institutes, aka. HEG-FR (School of Management Fribourg) and HEIA-FR (School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg).
There are 6 members from 3 institutes working on this project. They are from UNIL (University of Lausanne), EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) and ECAL (Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne).
Seeki is a wearable device designed for young children but thought for adults. The device is meant to be easily clipped on clothes or accessories, and purposely simple to use. This small companion will help any adult supervisor to manage a small group of pupils and alert them
This product features functions such as alerts of distance/water/unclipped, precise information and counting/calling.
There are 5 students from 3 institutes in Switzerland: EPFL, ECAL, and UNIL.
It features interactive, educational, washable and screenless.
The team behind
GUIDO provides new educational and technological solutions for children to experience meaningful interactions with music.
Guido features wireless & portable, robust & durable, magical surface and instant feedback & progress reports.
The team behind Guido consists of 6 students from 3 institutes in Switzerland: HEPIA (High School of Landscape, Engineering
On July 18th, the teams will present these projects at x.factory, sharing with you about the stories and ideas behind these projects, about their experience from ideation to prototypes, about the target users/partners. Welcome to join us!
Time: 19:30 - 21:30, July 18th (Wednesday), 2018
Place: x.factory (B608, Design Commune, Dashi 2nd Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen)