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Climate Tech Hackathon | June 30 – July 01

 

On behalf of UNDP Wildfire Management Project, and in collaboration with UNDP Impact Aim Venture Accelerator and ISTC – Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center you are invited to participate in the Climate Tech Hackathon, which will take place on June 30 – July 01. It is the first hackathon of its kind in Armenia that is aiming at the creation of innovative solutions to face challenges in forestry and agricultural sectors because of climate change.

The 24-hour event is about creating solutions to real forestry and agriculture challenges using a variety of datasets, APIs, and hardware provided by ISTC – Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center.

The Challenges of the Hackathon were created based on pre-set directions and will be announced one by one during upcoming weeks.

During the first day of the Hackathon, June 30, we will have theme workshops and interesting keynotes (leading specialists in the field)! Private sector sponsors will also be engaged for prizes and cooperation. We will publish the full agenda and details shortly!

Tech and field experts/environmentalists are welcome to bring their ideas and see how far it will be possible to take them in 24 hours.

The teams are required to attend the mandatory June 30th Hackathon kickoff at 10:00. The Hackathon will last 24 hours and participants will be provided with food and drinks!! On July 1st, mandatory attendance will also be required for teams starting from 10:30 am until the end of the award ceremony, 3:00 pm.

The following three prizes will be given by UNDP Impact Aim Venture Accelerator in the value of 5000 USD in total.

2000 USD – The best solution in agriculture

2000 USD – The best solution in forestry

1000 USD – The most innovative idea

 
To be the part of Hackathon you need to submit your application by June 27 .
Step one: sign up at Gust
Step two: register for the Hackathon

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