HACKATHON ’19
#FIWARESUMMIT

REGISTER FOR THE VIRTUAL
TRAINING SESSION ON SEPT. 4!

HACK YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS!

  • Use the power of the FIWARE open source technologies, as well as the Context Broker as a CEF Building Block, for your own benefit.

  • Show off your innovative ideas aimed at developing new services/applications in the sector of Smart Cities, Smart Manufacturing, and Open Data.

  • Get the chance to present your solution exclusively during the Grand Closing of the FIWARE Global Summit in Berlin.

  • Win up to 5000 euros in prize money*, fully paid attendance at the Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona) and, of course, eternal glory. 

  • Get access to 1 year of technical services for free provided by the FIWARE Foundation.

  • Receive 1 year of free social media promotion and global visibility thanks to the international channels of the FIWARE Foundation.** 

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THE FIWARE HACKATHON

INTRODUCTION

The FIWARE Hackathon is an initiative promoted by the FIWARE Foundation, the consortium of the MIDIH project, and the Connecting Europe Facilities Building Blocks (CEF).

The Hackathon will focus on the use of FIWARE Open Source technologies of which the Context Broker was developed as the core component of the FIWARE platform. Discover the power of the Context Broker as a CEF Building Block. The aim of FIWARE is to provide an open platform standard easing the development of smart solutions. This ambitious objective required the definition and the development of an open standard technology for Context Information Management.

Since August 2018 Context Broker has been one of the CEF Building Blocks.

 

THE OBJECTIVE

The Hackathon is a competition of ideas and consists of a marathon of innovation aimed at developing new services/applications in the sector of Smart Cities, Smart Manufacturing, and Open Data, the 3 main topics of this Hackathon. 

The aim is to create innovative solutions to support: 

  • The development and long-term sustainability of (but not limited to) European cities;
  • The implementation of innovative systems applied to the Smart Manufacturing sector;
  • The reuse of Open Data in the context of all the vertical domains of the hackathon.

PLEASE NOTE

All costs of participation shall be borne by each participant. This includes travel, accommodation and tickets (Startup Day ticket) to participate in the Summit. Only the teams present at the Startup Day on 24 October (09:00-15:30) at the FIWARE Global Summit will be admitted to the final prize-giving ceremony. At least 2 members of the team must be present at the Startup Day of the Summit.

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THE TIMELINE

The conclusion of the Hackathon will take place in Berlin during the 7th edition of the FIWARE Global Summit. The Hackathon is divided into different phases:

– Hackathon Virtual Training Session (online training)
– Development of the solutions
– Elevator Pitches of the winners during the start-up day in FIWARE Global Summit

The FIWARE Hackathon includes the following activities ➡

Launch of the Hackathon
29 July

Exclusive virtual training session on FIWARE Technology and the CEF Context Broker
4 September at 10:00 – 12:00 (CET)

Hackathon registration opens
4 September

Deadline to submit proposals
11 October 2019 at 17:00 (CET)

Virtual pitch in front of the evaluation committee (3 members: FF, MIDIH, CEF)
15, 16, 17 October

Announcement of winners during the Startup Day and presentation of winning solutions during the Grand Closing
24 October, FIWARE Global Summit in Berlin

THE CHALLENGES

 

Open Data
Exploiting open data to:

1. enhance public administration efficiency,
2. provide user-centred services and,
3. reduce the digital divide
(*focus in at least one of the three challenges)

Smart Manufacturing
Implementing Industry 4.0 with the FIWARE Industrial IOT architecture.

Smart Cities
Interface for data aggregation, information and use of the city for tourists and citizens.

 

THE PRIZES

 

*Open Data Challenge: 2500 Euros

*Smart Manufacturing Challenge: 2500 Euros

Smart Cities Challenge: Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona, Spain from 19-21 November 2019) attendance fully paid by the FIWARE Foundation (including travel, hotel, access)

For all the winners:

– 1 year of technical services for free provided by the FIWARE Foundation
– 1 year of free social media promotion and global visibility thanks to the international channels of the FIWARE Foundation

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Please read the following document before registering for the FIWARE Hackathon.**

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