Sustainability Hackathon

The Sustainability Hackathon will be the second open innovation action aimed at community and business activation to create innovative applications that contribute through technology and digitization to the goals of sustainability, education and entrepreneurship. The Sustainability Hackathon will take place on April 15-16-17, hybridly, physical at Innovathens (100 Pireaus str., Gkazi) and remotelly with digital tools! Applications will be open until April 14, 2022!

Sustainability Innovation Lab

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

On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, the Open Day of the Sustainability Hackathon was completed with great success, which was carried out remotely using video conferencing tools.

The Open Day was attended by over 150 participants, Startup companies, developers, researchers, students, professionals, business executives, executives from the private and wider public sector and in general anyone interested in learning about global trends, digital transformation and the marathon innovation.

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

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

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

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

STORIES

OBJECTIVES

Sustainability Hackathon has the following main objectives:

Creating a culture of innovation and collaborations within the organization.

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

Support to the local economy, as competitors from all over Greece will be able to participate, who can then set up their own business.

Highlighting smart and innovative solutions to the problems and challenges that concern both the themes of the campaign and the citizens who deal with related issues.

Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the campaign, utilizing new emerging technologies.

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

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

Challenges

The following are indicative thematic areas and examples, which will be enriched during the marathon.

Sustainability

  • Information / support and business and civil society mobilization actions for sustainable development
  • Digital tools for recording actions to achieve the Global Sustainability Goals
  • Creating a Digital Toolbox for Sustainable Development
  • Data visualization for better understanding of the problem, utilization of open data
  • Utilization of digital tools to achieve citizens' access to information and decision-making processes
  • Impact of the Covid19 pandemic on the circular economy

Education

  • Citizen education applications for good environmental protection practices
  • Creating solutions for smart educational programs for the cyclical use of resources within companies and public bodies
  • Development of experiential educational programs through digital tools
  • Utilization of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR / AR) technologies for the exchange of good practices
  • Utilization of digital tools for the organization of mentoring processes between citizens, businesses and public bodies
  • Creating city lab applications on 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

Entrepreneurship

  • Resource reuse and waste management
  • Materials, supply chain, environmental footprint of products, actions and actions
  • New Business Models
  • Models for organizing local markets
  • Utilization of digital tools for obtaining reliable information on creating long-term value sustainable practices in organizations for the business and investment community
  • Investment models to support sustainable farming practices
*The following indicative thematic units are co-formulated in accordance with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

TIMELINE

  • 16 March 2022

    Open Call

  • 22 March 2022

    Open Day

  • 28 March 2022

    Specifications

  • March 2022

    Local Innovation Workshops

  • 15-17 April 2022

    Sustainability Hackathon

THE PROCESS

Submission of Issues and Problems

Publishing Technical Specifications

Creating Teams with remote collaborative tools

Sustainability Hackathon

Presentation of ideas and solutions hybridly (both remotely and physically)

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

Cash prizes are provided for the winning teams. For all participants there will be opportunities for networking and collaborations with the participating organizations.

Lidl Hellas will offer gift cards to each member of the first 3 winning teams

500€ in cash from Athanasios C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

Participation in a acceleration program support for 5 months

A place in the finals in November, the opportunity to emerge the winner team of the tournament and win even bigger prizes

POWERED BY

SUPPORTERS

EVALUATION COMMITTEE

Giannis Smeros

Regional Councilor of Attica

Vasiliki Adamidou

Head of Corporate Communications and Responsibility, Lidl Hellas

Yannis Charalabidis

Professor of Digital Governance Head, Digital Governance Research Center Director, Aegean University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit

Christos Kalloniatis

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

George Krikris

Deputy Mayor of Waste Management, Municipality of Nea Smyrni

Katerina Adamopoulou

Deputy Regional Governor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Attica Region

Vassilios Vescoukis

Professor of Software Engineering and Geoinformation at NTUA, IT strategist, Information Systems Architect.

Aggeliki Kosmopoulou

Executive Director of the Athanasios K. Laskaridis Foundation

George Karamanolis

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

Peggy Xirotagarou

Program Coordinator, A. C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

MENTORS

Michael Psallidas

Managing Director, Crowdpolicy

Gabriel A. Kouris

General Secretary of Municipality of Minoa-Pediadas

Maria Leontiou

Head of Business Development & Growth, Corporate & Investment Banking, Eurobank

Christos Kalloniatis

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

Vicky Foteinoy

Program Manager at Crowdpolicy

Dimitris Kosmidis

Business Innovation & Technology Management Consultant DAEM S.A. | City of Athens - IT Company

Dimitris Panopoulos

Labour Market Data Analyst , Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs DG CONNECT National Expert REBRAIN GREECE Technical Coordinator

Kostas Topouzelis

Assistant Professor, University of the Aegean/Department of Marine Science

Spiros Bofylatos

Course Instructor in the Department of Products and System Design Engineering of the University of the Aegean

Marios Balis

Περιβαλλοντολόγος | Μέλος ΕΤΕΠ στο Τμήμα Περιβάλλοντος του Πανεπιστημίου Αιγαίου

Dr. Maria Chatziantoniou

Lecturer (Department) - Department of Environment - University of the Aegean

Ioanna Alexiadou

Project Manager Environmental scientist, MSc in Biology A.C.Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

Kostas Sfirikidis

Voice Coach

Dimitris Mousadakos

CEO at Big Blue Data Academy

Sofia Karabela

Επικ. Καθηγήτρια, Τμήμα Τουρισμού, Ιόνιο Πανεπιστήμιο

Ioannis Nikolaidis

Professor at University of Macedonia

Anastasios Karameros

Civil Engineer MEng, MSc, Ph.D.

Ilias Savvakis

Operational Development Director at DEDA S.A. (Public Natural Gas Distribution Company S.A. )

Prodromos Monastiridis

Head of the Marketing and Fundraising Department at Thessaloniki Concert Hall

Athanasios Koukoulis

Co-founder ECOCup

Nikos Mysirlakis

Project Manager, Environmental Engineer | M.Sc. Athanasios C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

Tasos Petalas

Διευθυντής / Τεχνικός Σύμβουλος, EnviGis ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΙΚΗ Ε.Ε.

George Kontogeorgis

Διδάσκων Τμήματος Τουρισμού, Ιόνιο Πανεπιστήμιο

Faye Orfanou

Innovation Development Advisor, Sci-2-Biz [email protected]

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FAQ

The Sustainability Hackathon will be the second open innovation action aimed at community and business activation to create innovative applications that contribute through technology and digitization to the goals of sustainability, education and entrepreneurship.

You can apply here.

Express your interest through the form that you will find here.

To the team and its members. See the Terms and Conditions of Crowdhackathon here.

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

#sustainabilityhackgr

At Sustainability 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:

  • by developing original methodologies and applications that address these problems (participants).
  • supporting this effort (mentors, sponsors, supporters, public organizations, companies, collective bodies).

CONTACT US

  • (+30) 216 900 2600
  • Crowdpolicy

  • 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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