CEFAT4Cities Virtual Hackathon

Empower the use of Data with eTranslation
and Context Broker CEF Building Blocks

Show off your innovative ideas aimed at developing services, solutions or app.

Get the chance to present your solution in front of a distinguished jury.

Win prizes worth up to 10K euros, global promotion, and eternal glory.
Build up your solution for prestigious stakeholders such as European Cities.


The CEFAT4Cities virtual hackathon will be a competition for innovative ideas aimed at developing new smart services, solutions or applications in the sector of Smart Cities, Smart Tourism, eGovernance, and Open Data.

The aim is to create innovative solutions to support technical and business activity.

  • Implementation of innovative systems applied to diverse domains (e.g. Smart Tourism and Smart Cities but not limited to these).
  • Adoption of Open Data in the context of all the vertical domains mentioned, using also data available in the European Data Portal.
  • Leveraging the Building Blocks promoted by CEFAT4Cities project: Context Broker and eTranslation.
  • Development and long-term sustainability of (but not limited to) European Cities.


Smart Cities & eGOv

Proposed by
Vienna Business Agency
and City of Vienna

Launch date: July 31, 2021
Submit by: November 16, 2021
End date: November 30, 2021

Challenge description
Improve the City of Vienna’s FIWARE Model (Smart City Wien, powered by FIWARE, built with LEGO(R) bricks), create new ways of visualization and enable multilingualism in the presentation of data.

Technical Requirements | Contact

Smart Tourism & Open Data

Proposed by
FIWARE Foundation
and Berlin TXL

Launch date: November 30, 2021
Submit by: February 15, 2022
End date: February 28, 2022

Challenge description
Create a multilanguage app for visitors that supports sightseeing activities. The app should provide local information about the Technology- and Innovation Park “The Urban Tech Republic” in Berlin.


Smart Cities & eServices

Proposed by
Brussels Chamber
of Commerce

Launch date: July 31, 2021
Submit by: TBC
End date: November 30, 2021

Challenge description
For all the information related to this challenge please visit the respective website.

Challenge website

Timeline and Dates


Intended to be for each challenge.

1st place: 5.000 euro
2nd place: 3.000 euro
3rd place: 2.000 euro


Submit your application by filling the form here below.

Terms & Conditions

Please read the following document before registering to the Hackathon.

Jury Members

Stefano De Panfilis

FIWARE Foundation

Stefan Höffken

Tegel Projekt

Andrew Rufener


Brigitte Lutz

City of Vienna


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