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Apr 24

EUvsVirus Pan-European Hackathon

Event Details

The European Commission, led by the European Innovation Council and in close collaboration with the EU member states, will host a pan-European hackathon to connect civil society, innovators, partners and investors across Europe in order to develop innovative solutions for coronavirus-related challenges.

EUvsVirus

euvsvirus.org is an Europe-wide online hackathon organized by the most plugged in and nationally connected actors from all over Europe. It builds upon already conducted national hackathons to enable the rapid execution of brilliant solutions.
The #EUvsVirus is a call to action to all citizens around the world regardless of origin and skill to participate in the fight against COVID-19: Demonstrate unity and share your skills for the common good across borders and generations! Let’s digitally open EU-borders during this collective challenge!

Benefits

Follow-up
The European Commission, in close collaboration with all member States and the participating H2020 associated countries, will provide follow up to the best projects coming from the #EUvsVirus hackathon through the new European Innovation Council (EIC) Covid platform. Foundations, investors, health providers (e.g. hospitals) will also be part of the EIC Covid platform.

Social Impact
Drive a meaningful project and help your family, friends, neighbours, and all EU countries respond to COVID-19 crisis.

International Recognition
Be part of the solution and get recognized all across the European Commission, the European Parliament and all partner networks.

How can you help?

  • As a problem solver: we welcome developers, designers, creative minds and all problem solvers with expertise in Health, Business, Social & Political Cohesion, Education, Digital Finance as well as other areas.
  • As a mentor: we seek experts in the areas of Health, Business, Social & Political Cohesion, Education, Digital Finance and other areas who support the problem solvers with their inside view and experience. Besides, we need team coordinators who organise and coordinate the teams during the hackathon.
  • As a partner: we appreciate all actors who want to make their unique contribution to the hackathon – companies, universities, public and private organisations, and networks.

Time to step up to the challenge! Register here!

The When

Start:
April 24, 2020
End:
April 26, 2020

The Where

Online

The Who

The Where

Online

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