EU-IoT IDEAthon/Hackathon 2021/22

August 30, 2021 all-day Europe/Zurich Timezone


Kick-off meeting: 30th of August – EU-IoT Forum, co-located with IoT Week, Dublin
Duration: 6 months
Location: Online
Kick-off meeting URL:
EU-IoT Hackathon Information here:


The Cooperation and Support Action EU-IoT is organizing an online Hackathon with focus on Mobile Sustainable IoT solutions to encourage developers, students, researchers to discuss, cooperate and develop open-source solutions focused on the EU-IoT scope area : tactile Internet/Human-centric interfaces); Near/Far edge aspects; Infrastructure; Data spaces.

For each proposed challenge domain, there is the possibility to develop three different types of projects or you can also propose an additional project of your own:

  1. Technical projects, where the focus is on the development of a technical solution to address the challenge. Outcome shall be provided in the form of open-source code to be uploaded to the EU-IoT Hackathon git repository.
  2. Training skills projects, where the focus is on the development of a training tool to be available online which addresses the specific proposed challenge. Outcome can be: a Web-based training tool; a Tutorial (e.g., powerpoint, video), etc.
  3. Prototype Business/Design ideas, where the focus is on the development of a business framework for an IoT solution.

The Hackathon allows you to interact with different exciting IoT projects and their experts (academia and industry); provides you with awards; and promotes the visibility of your work within the context of the “Next Generation IoT” initiative!

Join us on the kick-off event, where we shall provide you with information on challenges, tooling, and applying!

Co-Chairs: Hendrik Walzel (fortiss GmbH), Codrina Lauth (Copenhagen Business School, Lauth Transmedia GmbH)

EU-IoT Organizing Committee: Rute C. Sofia (fortiss); Lamprini Kolovou (Martel); John Soldatos (Intrasoft); Mirko Presser (Aarhus University); Brendan Rowan (Bluspecs).

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