Hackathon entries
are now closed

The 15 selected finalists to be announced
on June 7th, 2021.

The challenge

What can we do to make energy more smart, efficient, and sustainable? Choose the category that best suits your innovative idea and register now!

  • Decarbonization. Ideas to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions through the use of innovative technologies such as biogas, e-fuels, biofuels, etc.
  • Renewable energies. Innovative technological proposals for clean energies such solar, wind, hydro, tidal, geothermal, biomass, etc.
  • Energy efficiency. Ideas based on cutting-edge technologies to maximize the use of energy at a lower cost and with a lower carbon footprint.
  • Energy storage. Innovative proposals based on storage options with batteries, thermal systems, etc. so energy can be available to meet demand whenever needed.
  • Sustainable mobility. Technology-based ideas for a green, smart and affordable mobility such as zero-emission, infrastructures, connected or automated multimodal, etc.
  • Circular economy.¬†Proposals related to the circular economy of energy production, industrial symbiosis, municipal-level cooperation, customer interface, etc.

Who can participate?

If you are a student or professor from any university in the world, with a great idea that will make the energy of the future more sustainable, efficient and universal, this is your hackathon! You can participate alone or in a team. All you have to do is send us a video explaining your idea.

The hackathon

A jury will review all the applications and select the 15 ideas that will compete in a 48-hour virtual hackathon. Participants will be guided through expert support to develop a business model prototype of their idea. The finalists will present their projects to the jury in the Demo Day. The best 3 ideas will be awarded with a prize of $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000.

Call is open

March 29

Launch of the call for ideas to participate in the Virtual Hackathon. University students and / or teachers must register in the form available on this website.

Registration closes

May 27

Deadline for applications. Participants have until 23.59 hours (GMT + 4) to apply.

Ideas selected

June 7

Communication of 15 pre-selected participants. Pre-selected projects must fill in the online participation form that will be sent to them by e-mail. Written acceptance of the submitted form will be required.

Virtual hackathon

June 22-23

The best 15 idea owners/teams will compete on a 48-hour virtual event to prototype the business model of their ideas and present their results in a final pitching session.