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March 16 @ 9:30 am - March 17 @ 6:30 pm UTC+4

Hackers and impact enthusiasts of Armenia watch out!
Climate Tech Hackathon is back to town to inspire you to create innovative solutions for the challenges existing in Sustainable Urban Development. The Hackathon will take place on March 16-17 at ISTC with the guarantee, that you will not forget this weekend!

Got a cool idea that needs just a bit of a boost? Want to meet like-minded enthusiasts who aim to bring their cool tech ideas to life, make friends and have a great time working on your sustainable project?

Book your place today for Climate Tech Hackathon 2019, where during the given 24 hours, teams consisting of programmers, designers, marketers, visionary entrepreneurs, project managers, and other cool people will turn creative ideas into working prototypes. The applications and services that will be created should lead to fresh and innovative approaches for challenges of Sustainable Urban Development.

🎯 CHALLENGES
The Challenges of the Hackathon were created based on pre-set directions and include the following:
◘ Green spaces in the city (e.g. inefficient/insufficient irrigation system in the city, existing green landscape mapping and data-driven recommendations, vertical and roof gardening, urban forestry, etc.)
◘ Air pollution
◘ Water pollution (e.g. data or monitoring system of river pollution, etc.)
◘ Smart traffic/transport management and green transport promotion (e.g. new parking model both for bicycles and cars, biking, city tours etc.)
◘ Municipal solid waste management
◘ Urban agriculture (e.g. vertical farming in the city, etc.)

The Goal of the Hackathon is that the participants are going to develop a working prototype of a product by Sunday morning and pitch them in front of the jury.

We invite everyone to participate regardless of experience or age, with various roles:
– Visionary entrepreneurs and project managers
– Graphic Designers & UX gurus
– Web Front-end Developers
– Application Developers
– Marketing Wizards

👨‍💻 MENTORS
The diverse groups of mentors will be there to support you along the way and work with the teams throughout the whole weekend. They are coming from different background and have experience of working in the best companies. Moreover, this is a challenge also for field experts and environmentalists, who are welcome to bring their ideas and see how far it will be possible to take them in 24 hours. During the first day of the Hackathon, besides the intensive innovating and hacking, we will have theme workshops and interesting keynotes (leading specialists in the field).

🏆 PRIZES
The main prizes for these challenges will give you an opportunity to leverage your startup capacities and not only, so stay tuned, as the prizes will be revealed already very soon!

To be a part of the Hackathon you need to submit your application by March 14 👉 https://bit.ly/2IPjNBO

Venue – Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center
Location – https://goo.gl/maps/8K87ytcYZbu

With any questions, please, reach out to us by info@istc.am
Stay tuned for the exhilarating challenges to experience and special prizes to win․ We will publish the full agenda and details shortly. For more information please check the following web page – http://impactaim.com/

Climate Tech Hackathon is organized in the framework of Climate Change Tech Accelerator, as one of the essential steps, and implemented by UNDP in Armenia, ImpactAim Venture Accelerator in cooperation with ISTC – Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center, Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF). The initiative is funded by UNDP Russia Trust Fund for Development and Asian Development Bank Ventures, implemented jointly with Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia.

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Details

Start:
March 16 @ 9:30 am
End:
March 17 @ 6:30 pm
Website:
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Venue

ISTC – Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center
Alek Manukian 1/7
Yerevan, Yerevan 0010 Armenia
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Phone:
+(374) 12 219700
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