Hackathon

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Do you have a novel idea for improving yours and others life in a sustainable manner? Does your idea involves IoT technologies?
This call is for you! Participate in the Hackathon event during the IoT Week 2017. Propose your idea and develop your applications and services. This year, selected projects will focus on IoT solutions for tackling one or several of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the UN.

Important Information:

Registration for Hackathon is FREE
You must submit a “Project Proposal” not longer than 2 pages, that must indicate :

Who you are: (teams up to 4 persons, study level, country, university, something else you want to tell us…)
Problem description and SDG targeted
Proposed IoT solution (service, clients, application, sensors, objects, data sources, etc)
Expected impact (business, societal, environmental, etc)
Required infrastructure (hardware, software, service access, etc.)

Proposals must be sent to hackathon-iotweek2017@hes-so.ch .

 

DURING THE EVENT

The IoT Hackathon event will take place during the IoT week from 6 to 9 June  in the CICG (Centre International de Conférences – Geneva), Switzerland.

During these four days you will have access to Workshops and you will have also access to the required infrastructure (hardware and software) for implementing your project.
For more details about the Hackathon program and rules please visit HACKATHON IOT WEEK.

Confirmed Workshops:

ST microelectronics
– Eclipse sensiNact and FESTIVAL platforms
Fiware
TagItSmart

 

IoT-Week Hackathon Jury:

Mr. Alexandre Martin, Siemens

Mr. Pablo Furrer, ABB

Mr. Fernando Lopez de Aguilar, Fiware

Mr. Erez R. Mizrachi,  IoT-European Platforms Initiative

Mr. David DaSilva Andrade, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland

Mr. Yuliyan Maksimov, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

Mr. Bartosz Boryna, ST microelectronics

Mr. Christophe Munilla, CEA – FESTIVAL project

 

AWARDS:

You will present your realization at the end of the event in front of a jury that will select the best projects to be awarded. Confirmed awards:

– The €5’000 IoT-Week Hackathon Siemens Award
– The 2’000 CHF ( €1’900) IoT-Week Hackathon ABB Award
– The €1’000 IoT-Week Hackathon Hasler Foundation Award
– The €750 IoT-Week Hackathon FESTIVAL project Award

Moreover, all participants will receive for free an STM32 Nucleo development board from ST.

 

 

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