Can you sustain 36 hours non-stop work for a more sustainable world?
What is Green Hack?
GreenHack is an international hackathon tackling sustainable development and future challenges. We want to help solve big issues. Climate change, overconsumption, irresponsible production and poor resource management.
We are now seeking for hackers who will help us! Apply as an individual who will find team-members at the hackathon start or form a team of 2-5 members. Hack the green future with us!
GreenHack sites produce low carbon footprint:
Masters of innovation and nascent technologies, up to 200 hackers and fresh minds will meet online & in Prague to fight the environmental doom mankind may be heading to. Join in the battle and save the green.
Dinner with brewmaster of Plzeňský Prazdroj – teams Cyrkl Team2 & Balance is Motion & 3ofUS
Vouchers for Open day in IKEA – teams Unicorn Hackers & Student Dreamers
Mentoring with CEO of Soulmates Ventures – team Balance is Motion
Wild card to Start it @ ČSOB accelerator – teams Unicorn Hackers & Best_BASF_app
The visit of recycle concrete „Rebetong“ Skanska production plant & interesting hacker gadgets – teams Balance is Motion & Green4All
Anti-theft bag & Portable Charger from ČSOB – team Pre-Algo
Qualification for competition finale of BASF Innovation Hub – teams Best_BASF_app & Cyrkl Team
Interesting hacker gadgets from Operátor ICT – team GreenHackSchool
Balsa wood pole (game & decoration) from ČEPS – teams Unicorn Hackers & The Lean Boys
Spa & hotel vouchers to Mosaic House – team Impact_Can
GreenHack Closing Ceremony – Watch the streaming here:
Have you missed our Pre-Hack Day Workshop: Fireside Chat – Carbon Footprint of Digital? Watch it here.
Prize money: 5 000 €
Main prize: 2 500 €
2nd Prize: 1 500 €
3rd Prize: 1 000 €
Dinner with brewmaster of Plzeňský Prazdroj
Vouchers for Open day in IKEA
Mentoring with CEO of Soulmates Ventures
Wild card to Start it @ ČSOB accelerator
The visit of recycle concrete „Rebetong“ Skanska production plant
Anti-theft bag & Portable Charger from ČSOB
Qualification for competition finale of BASF Innovation Hub
Interesting merchandising from Operátor ICT
Balsa wood pole (game & decoration) from ČEPS
Spa & hotel vouchers to Mosaic House
1 000 € worth of food vouchers for CZ hackers from Dáme Jídlo
4. Save energy
Optimization of water and electricity consumption in buildings – both, residential and commercial – and apartments with emphasis not only on technical solutions but above all on motivation for users to change their behavior.
Challenge by: ČSOB
5. Longer life for furniture
One missing screw shouldn’t screw up the whole thing. Make furniture components available for customers so that furniture can last longer and is not thrown away too soon.
Challenge by: IKEA
6. Closing the loop
(only for CZ & SK teams)
How to ensure the packaging that contained chemicals is properly separated and reused? How to process the residues of chemical substances for further use?
Challenge by: BASF
7. Transmission system operator of the future
Use image recognition to identify objects of interest from aerial images. The goal is to automatically identify object types according to an image benchmark. The task is the basis for future automated fault recognition on power lines using UAVs (drones). The use of machine learning methodologies is appropriate.
Challenge by: ČEPS
8. Carbon neutral construction
Part I: Design and implementation of carbon neutral principles for the construction stage.
Part II: Identification, monitoring and support of possible carbon savings for administrative work – for person/company.
Challenge by: Skanska
9. Regional natural heritage
Come up with a solution that will monitor the natural heritage and communicate collected data to the public.
Help public bodies be involved in nature protection as much as possible!
Challenge by: Kraj Vysočina
10. CO2 monitoring in schools
Design of a universal smart phone app that would communicate with interior comfort sensors in classrooms and alert teachers in regards to exceeding CO2 limits.
The app should recognize which classroom the teacher is having a lecture in.
Challenge by: Operátor ICT
11. Management of remotely controlled IRC thermal heads
Design of a web app for remote management of thermal heads in the administrative building offices of the City of Prague, in school classrooms interfacing with, for example, the personal calendar of a teacher / schedule of individual classrooms.
Challenge by: Operátor ICT
+ Pre-Hack Day
THURSDAY – 10 June
Pre-Hack Day – ONLINE
(voluntary but recommended)
11:00–12:00 – Digital Carbon Footprint Workshop
12:00–13:00 – Workshop about sustainable cities
13:00–16:00 – Plzeňský Prazdroj workshop 1–3
16:00–17:00 – BASF workshop
18:00–19:00 –Networking Event
FRIDAY – 11 June
Hack Day #1 – ONLINE
09:00–09:40 – Welcome & Keynotes
09:40–10:00 – Organization & Rules
10:00–11:00 – Challenge presentations
11:00–11:30 – Mentor introduction
11:30 – Hacking starts
12:00–15:00 – Challenges Q&A
17:00–17:20 – Organization Q&A
20:00 – Checkpoint
Hack Day #2 – ONLINE & H40 spaces in Prague
10:00–10:30 – Checkpoint
14:00 – Submissions deadline
14:00–18:00 – Hack evaluation
19:00 – Outdoor afterparty (H40 spaces in Prague)