The WEkEO Hackathon aims to support creative and data-skilled people in conceiving tools to improve climate resilience and positively impact our environment. During the hackathon, teams will be able to unlock all the WEkEO platform features to develop their projects, guided by coaches and mentors.
Addressing 1 of the 5 challenges defined below, the teams should use at least 2 sources of data available to to develop projects such as (but not limited to):
The Copernicus data available on WEkEO can help in many regards to support decision-making, in the implementation of EU directives related to climate change and the achievement of the SDGs. In this hackathon, participants are challenged to come up with innovative ideas within the coastal, arctic, health and energy sectors, proposing projects which would support effective and sustainable policymaking, management, planning.Table of Content
WEkEO is the EU Copernicus DIAS reference service for environmental data, virtual processing environments and skilled user support. A platform for all audiences. WEkEO infrastructure is hosting the European Coastal Flood Awareness System (ECFAS), a proof-of-concept for the implementation of an EU coastal flood awareness system.In line with its user-driven approach, WEkEO has launched a new initiative to ensure that its service portfolio continues to meet the expectations of users and provide them with relevant products.... read more
The 3 winning teams will get one-year access to the WEkEO platform paid cloud computing, including the following services:
Free networking (in and out)
They will also be offered opportunities to pitch their projects in front of various audiences and will see their project showcased by the organisers, particularly (but not limited to) adding the project as a use-case in the WEkEO Website.
The following certificates will be issued:
-Certificate of participation: for participants who contributed to a team correctly formed and competing in the hackathon.
-Winner certificates: for the participants who contributed to a team that ranked in the first 3 places.
12 of June: WEkEO Hackathon Warm Up Kick Off
15 of June: Introduction to WEkEO and data from Copernicus Services
19 of June: Matchmaking & Team Formation
20 of June: Ask the WEkEO and Copernicus Experts!
22 & 23 of June: Hackathon
For more details,visit WEkEO website