We invite organizations, companies, and citizens of Sofia to apply for participation in the hackathon “InnoAirChallenge: Green Transition and Urban Mobility”, organized by Sofia Development Association, the Sofia Municipality, and DXC Technology. Teams of 2 to 5 people with ideas for innovations in urban mobility that improve the urban environment can apply for the competition and work on tech solutions for next-generation transport services and connectivity in Sofia.
Projects can be submitted in four thematic areas:
The registration deadline is November 4. Between November 7-8 to be held individual mentoring sessions with the teams. Experts from the Sofia Municipality, the Sofia Urban Mobility Center, DXC Technology, and VC funds will support the development of the ideas. Projects must be finalized and submitted online by November 9th. The winners will be announced on November 11th. The total prize fund for the three best ideas is BGN 15,000, provided by DXC Technology. The projects with the greatest potential for a positive effect on the urban environment will receive support for testing and a chance for implementation in a real urban environment from the Regional Hub of the European Institute for Innovation and Technology Climate-KIC, the Sofia Municipality, and the Sofia Urban Mobility Center.
The hackathon is part of a series of events within the INNOAIR project, funded by the European initiative Urban Innovative Actions. Sofia is the first Bulgarian city to become part of the community of innovative European cities.
You will find the project’s technical requirements, the evaluation criteria, the members of the jury, and a link to apply on the initiative’s website here.