The Youth for a Digital Region
30th June – 2nd July, at Chalkida
The Smart Sterea Hackathon is an initiative of the Region of Central Greece with the aim of creating original applications and presenting
innovative ideas for society, economy, local development and digital transformation.
Smart Sterea Hackathon will take place on June 30 – July 2, hybridly, with a physical presence
at Municipal Art Gallery “Dimitrios Mitaras” in Chalkida and remotely with videoconferencing tools.
The awarding of the teams that will be distinguished will take place at a later date,
in Lamia, at a place and time to be announced by the organization committee.
Antivirus Crowdhackathon as Greek National Curator at Pan European Hackathon #EUvs Virus in order to overcome the crisis of COVID-19
#EUvsVirus Pan - European Hackathon 24, 25 & 26 April 2020
Registrations will be open till 24th April 2020
The Smart Sterea Hackathon has the
following main goals:
Creating a culture of innovation and partnerships.
Supporting young and innovative entrepreneurship, opportunities for young people, combating unemployment.
Supporting the regional economy, as contestants from all over Greece will be able to participate.
Highlighting smart and innovative solutions to the problems and challenges that concern both society as a whole and citizens dealing with related issues.
Improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations dealing with social issues/social actions by leveraging new emerging technologies.
Interface with the technological innovation and entrepreneurship community of our country.
Creating an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in actions with a social impact.
Με ιδιαίτερη χαρά σας καλούμε στο ενημερωτικό Open Day του Smart Sterea Hackathon
στο οποίο θα γίνει παρουσίαση των στόχων, των θεματικών ενοτήτων και της
διαδικασίας του μαραθωνίου καινοτομίας.
To Open Day θα πραγματοποιηθεί απομακρυσμένα με την χρήση εργαλείων τηλεδιάσκεψης την Πέμπτη 27 Απριλίου 2023 στις 17:00.
The following are indicative thematic areas and examples, which will be enriched during the marathon.
- Environmental Applications
- Utilization of the agri-food sector
- Strengthening areas affected by natural disasters
- Use of renewable resources
- Citizen Awareness - Education
- Tourism promotion - promotion
-Alternative forms of tourism
- Improving services provided together with citizens
- Human resource development
- Digital Transformation
- Everyday life
- Tackling inequalities
- Access services for vulnerable social groups
- Demographic challenges (e.g. ageing population remote / sparsely populated areas)
- Crisis management
- New business models
- New funding schemes (e.g. local banking networks)
- Increasing the number and quality of jobs
- Business Innovation Observatory
Special award for implementation of an application with open data
Participation in a project development of the idea lasting 3 months
Submission of Issues and Problems
Publishing Technical Specifications
Creating Teams with remote collaborative tools
Presentation of ideas and solutions physically
Along with the innovation marathon, we will be holding online creativity competitions for children and pupils, starting with a painting and crafts competition on #stayhome.
Associate Professor of Automatic Control in Motion and Navigation Systems at National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Associate Professor and Director of Intelligent Systems Laboratory Dpt. of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics University of Thessaly
Professor of Automatic Control Systems. Robotics, Automatic Control and Cyber-Physical Systems Lab. Department of Digital Industry Technologies. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Founder, Managing Director & Head of Technology, Incelligent, WINGS ICT Solutions Private Companies
Associate Professor Economic Evaluation of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Systems at National Technical University of Athens
Smart Sterea Hackathon is an initiative of the Region of Central Greece with the aim of creating original applications and presenting innovative ideas for society, economy, local development and digital transformation.
Yes, existing and new teams can certainly participate in the competition.
At Smart Sterea hackathon can participate scientists, engineers, programmers, economists, analysts and in general anyone who has an idea on issues related to the application of new technologies and is interested in developing it. The direction of creating groups between different subjects will be strengthened, as well as collaborations with external participants, such as professionals, academics, researchers or students.
We invite any interested individual, group or company to participate in the marathon: