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Back the project «Hackuarium needs you, too!»

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  • CHF 25.- 3 Stickers & a Big Thank You 4 takenä

    3 Stickers & a Big Thank You

    Get three of our world-famous octopus logo high quality stickers and use them to show your support! We will send them with a big thank you postcard and mention your name in the supporter section of our website and wiki.

  • CHF 30.- BeeMoS wax lip balm 5 / 20 takenä

    BeeMoS wax lip balm

    Support our project and get a lip balm made out of bee wax extracted from our hives and made by ourselves, also contains rapeseed oil. This will help us with developing a PCB card to make the BeeMos bee counter module. On top of that, you will get one sticker, a big thank you and your name on our website (Shipping only to Switzerland).

  • CHF 35.- Carry our tote bag around! 4 / 20 takenä

    Carry our tote bag around!

    Our 100% hand printed hacked organic tote bag is THE accessory to have! Limited 2018 edition. Together with it, you will of course get a Hackuarium sticker, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 45.- Proudly wear your T-shirt! 4 / 20 takenä

    Proudly wear your T-shirt!

    To all fashionista out there: we will hand-print a fabulous T-shirt with our Hackuarium logo. Together with it, you will of course get a Hackuarium sticker, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 80.- Give a spectrophotometer 6 / 20 takenä

    Give a spectrophotometer

    Your support will allow us to build spectrophotometers and travel to schools in various locations during the summer 2018 to explain how to use the device, offering easy access to open-source science to children who otherwise couldn't afford it. You will of course get three stickers, a big thank you postcard and your name on our website.

  • CHF 80.- BeeMoS skin cream 0 / 20 takenä

    BeeMoS skin cream

    You will receive a skin moizturizing cream made by ourselves from bee wax from our hives; contains almond oil. Your contribution will help us to develop the main PCB board. On top of that, you will get one Hackuarium sticker, a big thank you and your name on our website- (shipping only to Switzerland).

  • CHF 90.- Spectrophotometer workshop 0 / 10 takenä

    Spectrophotometer workshop

    If you join this workshop, you will get a one afternoon introduction to the open spectrophotometer with two fun experiments! We'll use red cabbage and shows that its colour changes with acidity. The second experiment determines the quantity of blue pigment in the Haribo Smurf Gummies. Bring a friend, your child or anyone else you want to spend this time learning about the science of colours. The spectrophotometer will then be donated to a school. You will of course get three Hackuarium stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 100.- DNA damage workshop 3 / 10 takenä

    DNA damage workshop

    Want to see how damaged the DNA in your cells might be? You will learn about genomic integrity during this half-day workshop in the Hackuarium laboratory. Bring a toothbrush to collect your own cheek cells. We'll examine them to find out whether you can see many micronuclei (or, hopefully, not)! You will also be able to learn more about quantitative biological research and explore moss life (which also has developed special strategies to protect genomic integrity)! Of course, you will receive three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 115.- Meet the Living Instruments! 0 / 10 takenä

    Meet the Living Instruments!

    Why not listen to yeast fermenting, paramecia swimming and moss singing? By choosing this reward, you will get an invitation to the concert of Living Instruments on Wednesday 31 January 2018 at Le Bourg in Lausanne and participate to an exclusive visit at Hackuarium the evening before the performance! You will learn everything about how we turn live biology into live music using sensors, computers and a lot of patience. You will of course get three Hackuarium stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 120.- BeeMos wax products workshop 0 / 10 takenä

    BeeMos wax products workshop

    Want to make your own skin moisturizing cream, lip balm or furniture polish using bee wax from one of our hives? Then this workshop is for you! We will give you an introductory presentation about the inner workings of the bee society as it changes throughout the year. On top of that, you will get three Hackuarium stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 130.- Sequence your beer! 0 / 10 takenä

    Sequence your beer!

    Join our Beer DNA workshop at Hackuarium and learn everything about DNA sequencing and the BeerDeCoded project! We will welcome you in our laboratory and later sequence your favourite beer. You can bring any beer, commercial or home-brewed, or choose a beer from our premium list. At the end of the campaign, you will of course get three Hackuarium stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 135.- Make your spectrophotometer! 5 / 10 takenä

    Make your spectrophotometer!

    Come spend one full day in the laboratory of Hackuarium to build your own instrument with the person of your choice! You will learn how to design the electronics, solder the circuits, create the box and program the device. When it’s done, you will of course learn how to use it and bring it home to do all the experiments you ever dreamed of. You will of course get three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 180.- Build your own microscope! 1 / 10 takenä

    Build your own microscope!

    You will be invited to a full day workshop at Hackuarium to learn everything about genomes and build a small DIY microscope for your to take home! Bring your toothbrush to easily collect your own cheek cells, then stain and examine them to find out whether you can see many micronuclei (or, hopefully, not)! You will of course get three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 200.- Build a microfluidic chip 1 / 5 takenä

    Build a microfluidic chip

    In this workshop you make your own microfluidic chip using our in-house developed super low-cost method. The goal of the workshop is to share how we currently make our device. You will get a chance to help perfect our design! You will of course get three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 220.- Meet BeeMos in the field 1 / 4 takenä

    Meet BeeMos in the field

    You will get a chance to visit and inspect our local hives in the Spring of 2018. That afternoon, we will give you a presentation of the BeeMoS project and tell you everything about the lives of bees. On top of that, you will get a lip balm made out of bee wax extracted from our hives, one sticker, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 280.- Become a member! 10 takenä

    Become a member!

    You will get a 2018 annual membership, with 24/7 unlimited access to the laboratory of Hackuarium. You also get to choose between a t-shirt or a totebag with the Hackuarium logo on it, and of course you'll get three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 350.- Your name on 400 Nestboxes! 0 / 10 takenä

    Your name on 400 Nestboxes!

    With this reward, you are greatly supporting the development of the Octanis Digital Nestboxes for local owls. With your help, we will be able to build a functional prototype and buy 100 RFID tags to make a small scale test of our system. Once these tests are successful, around 400 nest boxes will be equipped with our system, and as a thank you, your name will be engraved on the electronic board of every single one of these. You will also get three Octanis and Hackuarium stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 500.- Help your favourite project 2 takenä

    Help your favourite project

    With this minigrant, you will give a serious boost to the project of your choice (BeerDeCoded, BeeMoS, Living Instruments, Open-source spectrophotometer, Genomic integrity, the Microfluidic cell sorter or the Digital Nestboxes). To thank you, the people behind the project will be your guides for a VIP tour of the Hackuarium laboratory. You will of course get three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 1’000.- Living Instruments on tour! 0 takenä

    Living Instruments on tour!

    The Living Instruments project has already been performed abroad, and in 2018, we go on tour again! With your contribution, you will allow the instruments to travel to another exciting location. London? Berlin? Graz? Tokyo? There are many festivals and venues ready to welcome us. But we need your help to cover the travel of our 5 big suitcases. As a reward, and on top of an invitation to the concert and private visit of the Hackuarium laboratory on the day of your choice (see «Support the Living Instruments!» above), you will get regular updates on the planning of the tour, and a personal invitation to every concert! You will of course get three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

  • CHF 3’500.- Bring fun science anywhere! 0 / 1 takenä

    Bring fun science anywhere!

    You can choose a location in a country that is close to your heart, and offer a school there a spectrophotometer workshop (after discussion with us to make sure we can actually go there). Your contribution will help children learn more about science using simple and funny experiments using our open-source spectrophotometers. Ten of these devices that are cheap, robust and easy to use will be donated to the school.

  • CHF 6’000.- Private Concert! 0 / 2 takenä

    Private Concert!

    As an exclusive patron of the Living Instruments project, we will perform the 45 minutes program at the location of your choice (in Switzerland). Perfect for an evening with friends, or a break from the office for you and your colleagues. You will get regular updates on the Living Instruments tour, and an personal invitation to every concert! You will of course get three stickers, a big thank you and your name on our website.

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