The Virtual Hackathon of CEF Projects

2×1 Hackathon

Shed Light-on red traffic lights and urban greenery status

Virtual Hackathon

Show off your innovative ideas aimed at developing new solutions.

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 idea or solution for the european’s most popular cities.


The CEF projects virtual hackathon will be a competition for innovative ideas aimed at developing new smart services, solutions or applications in the sector of Smart Mobility, urban green areas management and open data (including satellite data and Earth Observation data).

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

Leveraging the Building Blocks promoted by CEF project: primarily Context Broker.

The implementation of innovative systems applied to diverse domains (e.g. Smart Mobility, and Smart Cities but not limited to these).

The adoption of Open Data in the context of all the vertical domains mentioned, using also data available in the European Data Portal.

The development and long-term sustainability of (but not limited to) European Cities.


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Smart Mobility & Smart Cities.
Shed Light-on red traffic lights.

Proposed by
DYDAS consortium
Data driven Traffic Lights optimisation in large cities using Open Data and DYDAS platform. Challenge Details
Launch date
July 1, 2022
Submit by
January 17, 2023
January 24-25, 2023
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Satellite & Open Data.
Shed Light-on urban greenery status.

Supporting cities to monitor and plan green areas leveraging Datasets provided by Spotted project.
Launch date
July 1, 2022
Submit by
January 17, 2023
January 24-25, 2023

Timeline and Dates

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

Please read the following document before registering to the Hackathon.

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Jury Members