Science & Technology

Maker of the World's First In-Vitro Burger to speak at Lift14

Sylvie Reinhard, Aug. 27, 2013
We are delighted to confirm that Professor Mark Post , the man behind the first in-vitro burger presented in London in August, will speak at Lift14! Mark Post is a medical doctor who currently holds… Read more

Bridges between Traditional Institutions and Digital Practitioners

Sylvie Reinhard, Jul. 4, 2013
Since the early beginnings of Lift we have been exploring the impact of technology on society and digital culture has always been a key topic. We strongly believe that "Technology is Culture… Read more

The latest adventures of DIY biologist Thomas Landrain

Sylvie Reinhard, Jun. 5, 2013
Very exiting stuff has been going on at " La Paillasse ", France's first biotech community lab. They just were awarded the "Maker" award by the OuiShare Fest in Paris and… Read more

OKCon 2013 Call for Proposals – out now!

Magaly Mathys, May. 7, 2013
Event . OKCon 2013 – 17th-18th September 2013, Geneva, Switzerland. Call for Proposals . Find the call, FAQs and the submission form on the OKCon 2013 Call for Proposal webpage . Deadline . The… Read more

Meet Jay Nath, the One-Man Municipal Accelerator

Sylvie Reinhard, May. 2, 2013
San Francisco and the entire Bay Area are well known as a tech innovation hotbed, for a thriving private sector with all its Googles, Facebooks and so on. But what about the public sector? What can a… Read more

The Business Impact of Open Data: A Case Study

Sylvie Reinhard, Apr. 25, 2013
Recently Sylvie met Thomas Gauthier at the Lift office for coffee. Thomas is co-founder of Biometis , a startup which offers data-driven decision support services to healthcare companies. Thomas… Read more

Winning the Urban Data Challenge

Sylvie Reinhard, Apr. 18, 2013
We just came back from San Francisco, where we announced the winners of the Urban Data Challenge , launched at Lift13. We quickly wanted to share the inspiring results with you: Just how frustrated… Read more

New event: Open Knowledge Conference

Sylvie Reinhard, Mar. 21, 2013
We are pleased to announce our next event: the Open Knowledge Conference , taking place September 16-18 in Geneva. The world’s leading open data and open knowledge event, OKCon is the latest in… Read more

Urban Data Challenge: international exhibition of your project

Sylvie Reinhard, Mar. 12, 2013
Only 3 weeks left to participate in the Urban Data Challenge between the cities of San Francisco, Geneva and Zurich! Thank you for the great feedback so far, we are delighted about the 300+ sign-ups… Read more

Private launch of Mobino mobile payment solution at Lift13

Melanie Ducret, Feb. 3, 2013
We are twice excited to introduce our mobile payment partner Mobino. Why twice excited? Because this is a much awaited premiere at Lift and because Mobino is the brainchild of three long-time lifters… Read more

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