The GALACTICA Hackathon is open to start-ups and SMEs as well as to university students based in European Union (EU27) or United Kingdom.
3 kinds of teams are allowed:
- Student teams: 3-5 students
- Single SME team with 3-5 people from the same company.
- Multiple SME teams with 3-5 people from more than 1 company (all of the companies in the team must be SMEs).
Start-ups participants are eligible within this category, as they would be mostly considered SMEs.
No mixed (students & SMEs) teams are allowed.
DATES AND LOCATION
The 2nd GALACTICA Hackathon will take place in two rounds, firstly a virtual challenge on open innovation from October 1st to 14th, and a 2nd round for selected finalists (up to 10 teams) on November 30th and December 1st 2021.
The first round will be fully online.
The second round will be held in Barcelona area (location to be confirmed and subject to sanitary conditions)
50.000€ in total prizes!
SME and start-ups teams category
Student teams category
The registration for the Hackathon can be done through the GALACTICA Calls platform from July 23rd until September 24th at 17h CEST.
Check out our interviews with the winners from the 1st GALACTICA hackathon!