Urb-Hackathon Beirut 2018

From: March 1, 2018 at 8:00 am
Till: March 3, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Berytech Innovation Park Mar Roukoz

Under the Patronage of the President of the Council of Ministers His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri

The Urb-Hackathon is organized in Beirut by  e-EcoSolutions and IPT Energy Center (IPTEC) and with the strategic support of Berytech,  the French Embassy in Lebanon – French Institutethe Order of Engineers and Architects, the United Nations Global Compact Network Lebanonand UNDP, 

The Urb-Hackathon, led by the experts from La Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris is under the theme:

Data-Urbanism: Reducing City Air Pollution from Transport

 

This is a unique opportunity for ambitious Professionals, Entrepreneurs, & University Students to work together on solving urban problems in a limited time frame, and in the most technologically advanced and innovative ways.

 

About the Urb-Hackathon

The Urb-Hackathon drives the participants to form working teams, brainstorm, design, and present solutions that allow cities to function more efficiently, be more responsive to community members and ultimately create better, more equitable and sustainable urban environments for people to live in. In this edition, the projects will be focused on reducing city air pollution caused by transport.

 

The teams will be guided by Mentors and Experts from France, will be able to use the machines at the unique Berytech FabLab  to build prototypes, and will be requested to submit one project idea per team to an international jury panel.

 

Application to Participate

Deadline for applying: February 15th, 2018 – Places are limited

Apply now to be part of this unique experience

 

Who Can Participate

  • University students, Entrepreneurs, and Professionals from the fields of Agronomy, Architecture, Biology, Coding, Computer Science, Digital Arts, Engineering, Environment, Geography, Graphic Design, Industrial Creation, Landscape Design, Modeling, Political Science, Programming, Robotics, Sociology, Urban Planning, and any other discipline involved in Bio-digital or Sustainability, are all welcome to participate in the Urb-Hackathon.
  • Experience in previous hackathons participation is a plus.
  • You can sign up as one individual and integrate a team during the Urb-Hackathon, or sign up as a team of 5 to 6 individuals.

Read more about team formation

 

Info & Contact

e-EcoSolutions on info@eecosolutions.com or call on 961 9 856565

https://www.urbhackathon.org

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