Take part in an urban environment hackathon from November 10 to 12 in Riga and win a 10 000 euro grant prize to develop your idea.
Registration for this event is closed now.
Riga EcoHack: Igniting Circular Sustainability is an urban environment hackathon which for the 3rd year invites you to look at Riga from a different point of view and participate in shaping its future in cooperation with Riga municipality and DINEX. See our Challenge Landscape.
Who can join
The project aims to combine the vision of residents and students to participate in the development of business ideas and solutions that would positively affect the use of resources and waste management in Riga. You can sign up for a hackathon individually or as a team (4 to 5 participants).
10th - 12nd of November (Arrival on the 10th of November from 4:00 pm).
Aspazijas bulvaris 5, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia, Faculty of Business, Management and Economics, University of Latvia, 4th floor, room 421.
What should I bring?
A laptop, charger and a water bottle to stay hydrated, everything else we will take care of.
What is a hackathon?
A hackathon is best described as an “invention marathon”. Anyone who has an interest in technology attends a hackathon to learn, build & share their creations over the course of a weekend in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
Who can apply?
It is open to any university student and professionals regardless of skills and background. We are beginner-friendly - all you need is the willingness to learn!
Where will it happen?
Aspazijas bulvaris 5, 4th floor, room 421, Faculty of Business, Management and Economics, University of Latvia, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia.
What are the challenges?
Challenge description is available and challenge owners will present them at the beginning of hackathon.
Why should I participate?
Great, how do I join in?
After you register we will send you an email with all necessary information.
What if I don't have a team?
Not to worry - we will have a team building activities to help you find a suitable team. They will happen at the event on the first day of the event.
What is the end result?
The goal is to encourage learning new skills and creating innovative ideas that would positively affect the use of resources and waste management in Riga. And we hope to see new idea realisation in Riga municipality.