IoT Innovation Hackfest

Thursday Jun 07   09:00 AM to 03:00 PM (6 hours)
Coffee Break   10:45 AM to 11:15 AM (30 minutes)
Networking Lunch   01:30 PM to 02:30 PM (1 hour)

At the Innovation Online Hackfest we are looking for individuals, (that can work in small groups online) towards designing, create and prototype a project-idea and identify the most valuable aspects from IoT technologies. The selection of those valuable technologies should help to enable  “IoT innovation” like a NEW BUSINESS IDEA, Promote “IoT knowledge transfer” like to MATURE IoT technologies and solutions into A CURRENT PRODUCT/SOLUTION and to motivate IoT services and applications using IoT Project Results for “accelerating” IoT MARKET ADOPTION.


What is it?

This year IoT week is organising an Innovation Hackfest to allow software developers, systems architects, services and solutions designers, entrepreneurs and business makers, from different start-ups, large industry, industrial research units, etc., to explore the potential of the IoT Platforms, developed technologies, solutions and applications that reflect the results and are the outcomes of three years projects in the context of the IoT-EPI (European platforms Initiative).

The Objective

The main objective this year is to motivate that results from H2020 European projects and innovative ideas go into market products, services  and solutions that can incentivise entrepreneurship (start-ups), market adoption (industries make use of available technologies), knowledge transfer (large industries) to adopt and adapt technology coming from donor projects in the form of open source technologies and include them in their business plan, and/or products ideas, and/or production process.

The Registration

Individuals can register and participate and form a team (ideally) of maximum three persons, every person must register in the competition from up to three weeks before the IoT week (available from mid-May 2018) and until the last day of the Innovation Online Hackfest Finals (IoT week competition day is on 7th June 2018) indicating the team she/he belongs to. If participants are alone, organisers can advise to form teams of three in order to combine expertise and increase the possibilities to win. The earlier you register the more time your team has to get to know and test the available technologies. The selected online platform for registration is IoTWeek 2018 devpost  where all the challenges and technologies available are described in detail. 

The Process

The IoT Innovation Hackfest is online and runs for three weeks from the day this innovation online hackfest is open on 15th May 2018.

More information: click here

IoT Hackfest Finals Day Agenda
10:00-11:00 - Kickoff Finals Day - Judges and Participants - Martin Serrano Chair
12:00 - Submission Deadline. - Participants deadline to register projects in Devpost
14:00-15:00 - Pitch and Demos. - Team leaders to pitch their idea/demo project
15:00-16:00 hrs Judges Deliberation. - Judges deliberation based on the criteria
17:00. - Winners Announcements Checks and Trophies at Closing Ceremony - Martin Serrano Chair

Insight Centre for Data Analytics - NUI Galway, Ireland
IoT Unit Head - Principal Investigator & Data Scientist

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