SPOTTED hackathon now live: open data solutions for urban green areas management

Artikkelikuva: SPOTTED hackathon now live: open data solutions for urban green areas management

In the virtual hackathon of the SPOTTED project, we are looking for new solutions and prototypes which are based on open data and support sustainable urban development. Send your proposal by 11 November! The best proposals will receive cash prizes.

The consortium of SPOTTED and DYDAS  – both projects funded by the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) programme – together launched a virtual hackathon for developers, researchers, students or technology enthusiasts. The hackathon is a competition for innovative ideas aimed at developing new smart city services, solutions and applications. The SPOTTED project is focusing on new ideas for management, planning and maintenance of urban green areas.

The proposals can be complete solutions or prototypes related to technical challenges or operative activities in cities. We wish proposals which are innovative, are based on open data and support European cities’ sustainable development goals.

To participate, please fill in the form on the CEF Virtual Hackathon webpage and submit it by 11 November 2022:

SPOTTED Challenge

A panel of experts will judge the proposals on 16 November 2022.

Join the webinar on 29 September: more info about the competition

The competition organiser FIWARE Foundation will run a webinar on 29 September 2022. Participants will receive information about the challenges, technical details and rules of the hackathon. Also, representatives from the participating cities will inform about the local requirements and goals in this event. Join the webinar to get more information about the details of the competition and ask questions! See more and sign up for the webinar!

Participation in both the hackathon and webinar is free of charge. The best ideas will receive cash prizes: the best 5000 euros, the second 3000 euros and the third 2000 euros.This competition is a great opportunity to gain international visibility and introduce innovative solutions to the partner cities of the SPOTTED project.

See more information about the hackathon

Do not hesitate to get in touch and ask us about the hackathon!

The SPOTTED and DYDAS projects and the hackathon are funded by CEF, Connecting Europe Facility). The organiser FIWARE Foundation is responsible for all the materials related to the competition.

Photo: Sasa Tkalcan/Helsinki Partners

Additional information

Ville Santala Ville Santala

Ville Santala
Project Manager
+358 40 661 6614
ville.santala@forumvirium.fi

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