SUP Free hackathon

Greece Free of Single-Use Plastics

The 1st Innovation Marathon for the development of solutions and applications for a life free of single-use plastics. We actively protect our natural environment and health.
We leave a positive impact on our planet.

#supfreehackathongr

CAN YOU HACK IT?

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

We invite any interested individual, team or company to participate in the marathon:

By proposing issues or challenges related to the reduction of single-use plastics that need a solution and by developing an application to tackle them (public submission of proposals - consultation). .

By developing innovative methodologies and applications that address these issues (participants - contestants).

Supporting this effort (mentors, sponsors, supporters, public organizations, companies, collective entities).

Application for the contestants will be open until December 10th. For the better preparation of the teams and participants we encourage them to register in time so that they can participate in the online participation tools.

STORIES

On Wednesday November 18th 2020, the "Open Day SUP Free hackathon" was successfully completed via online teleconfernce platform.

OBJECTIVES

Creating a culture of innovation and cooperation to achieve a global and common goal: protecting the environment.

Supporting youth and innovative entrepreneurship, providing opportunities for young people, combating unemployment and brain drain.

Supporting the local economy, as people from all over Greece will be able to participate, who may then set up their own business.

Highlighting smart and innovative solutions to the issues and challenges concerning both the marathon thematic areas and the citizens dealing with related issues.

Creating an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of environmental protection and sustainability.

Enhancing the awareness-raising campaign by utilizing new emerging technologies

Connecting the campaign with the technological innovation and entrepreneurship community of our country.

CHALLENGES

Indicative Thematic Areas

  • Digital applications to enhance communication, interconnection and good practices.
  • Rewarding plastic recycling applications.
  • Augmented and virtual reality applications to raise the awareness of society on sustainability and climate change.
  • Applications using blockchain technology and data analytics.
  • Environmental protection.
  • Creative and circular economy applications focusing on the environment and sustainability.
  • Applications for sustainable cities.
  • Materials, supply chain, environmental product footprint, actions.
  • Consumer information applications and loyalty schemes in the market as well as connected payment systems (wallets)

TIMELINE

THE PROCCESS

Submission of Issues and Problems

Publication of Specifications

Presentation of ideas and solutions with the help of teleconferencing tools

SUP Free hackathon

Presentation with the help of conferencing tools!

ANTIVIRUS CROWDHACKATHON 4KIDS

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.

PRIZES

The teams and solutions that will be distinguished will have the opportunity to participate in a 5-month support cycle to develop their solution and turn it into a productive application (acceleration phase).

POWERED BY

Organized by

SUPPORTERS

MENTORS

Michael Psallidas

Managing Director, Crowdpolicy

George Karamanolis

Co-Founder & CTO/CIO at Crowdpolicy - Chairman of Hellenic Blockchain Hub

Kostas Kalogerakis

Chief Innovation Officer at Crowdpolicy

Marinos Xynarianos

Chief Digital Officer – FintelioX Director at Crowdpolicy, General Secretary of Hellenic Blockchain Hub

Gabriel A. Kouris

General Secretary of Municipality of Minoa-Pediadas

George Krikris

Deputy Mayor of Waste Management, Municipality of Nea Smyrni

Andreas Stefanidis

President Academy of Entrepreneurship & Educational Association of Athens HFAISTOS

Maria Leontiou

Head of Business Innovation & Growth, Eurobank

George Panou

Group Digital Innovation Director, Mellon Technologies

Andreas Kyriakopoulos

Attorney at Law / Co-Managing Director of the Law Office I.A. KYRIAKOPOULOS & ASSOCIATES

Christos Kalloniatis

Associate Professor and President of the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the University of the Aegean

Eleftheria Klontza

Environmental Scientist, PhD University of the Aegean

Maggie Athanasiadi

Innovation & Technology Senior Advisor Industry, Growth, Infrastructure & Regional Policy, SEV

FAQ

The SUP Free hackathon is the first open innovation action in the context of the “Greece Free of Single-Use Plastics” campaign and aims to encourage society and businesses to create prototype applications and solutions contributing through technology to a life free of single-use plastics.

You can register here.

Application for the contestants will be open until December 10th. For the better preparation of the teams and participants we encourage them to register in time so that they can participate in the online participation tools

You can support the action here.

To the team and its members.

Yes, existing and new teams can certainly participate in the competition.

#supfreehackathongr #hackathon #innovation

The SUP Free hackathon is open to engineers, developers, economists, analysts, researchers, students, business executives, individually or in teams, and generally, anyone interested in turning their ideas on issues related to the reduction of single-use plastics into an integrated application. During the event the participants will have the opportunity to be part of the teams to be formed, develop and present their ideas.

We invite any interested individual, team or company to participate in the marathon:

  • giving issues or problems or challenges for a solution related to the reduction of disposable plastics and is interested in developing it in a comprehensive application (public submission of proposals – consultation).
  • developing original methodologies and applications that address these problems (participants).
  • supporting this effort (mentors, sponsors, supporters, public organizations, companies, collective bodies).

CONTACT US


You can also express your interest in being a sponsor and / or sponsor, as well as a data provider.
The management team will tell you about the process.

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