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 An automated service for vulnerable people: an opportunity study

Project No. 550



This project consists in carrying out an opportunity analysis for the development and implementation of a vending machine in the city of Fribourg for the most deprived people.
In this first phase of analysis, it is planned to contact various associations in order to better understand the context and the needs of the people concerned and to study the operating methods of the vending machine. The aim is also to establish sustainable partnerships with these associations, particularly for the distribution of products.
The aim of this study is to define the framework conditions that will enable the installation of the vending machine and ensure its long-term operation.


Project management:

Simon Henle


Funding category:

A: Student projects


Project duration:

01.07.2022 - 01.07.2023


Involved university:

University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

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