Design, Prototype and Build solutions for climate action
PWIT Hackathon was a 8-hour hackathon, focused on developing innovative tech solutions for climate change, with a special focus on:
With a focus on teamwork, design thinking and prototyping, the PWIT Hackathon looked for women with innovative tech solutions for climate change. As a plus, each team was paired with a high school girl, so she could witness first-hand how to build tech products.
The event was supported by ScaleUp Porto Call for Activities .
Winners of the PWIT Hackathon
GMob aims not only to impact the community but also raise awareness and quantify the good we do to the environment. The focus of GMob is a competition where there is a system of points obtained through QR codes spread over subway stations / bus / bikes / scooters and also partner restaurants.
More about the idea and team here.
AWARD & BOOTCAMP
During the hackathon the teams will work hard not only to have the best solution for the challenges but also to win the prize. The hackathon will award only one team, with a prize money of 1.500€ that must be used by the team to implement the developed solution.
As an extra for the most motivated, the PWIT Hackathon will also award you the opportunity to participate at a Bootcamp, kindly sponsored by the HACK FOR GOOD GULBENKIAN. The Bootcamp will take place on October 19, at the Porto Innovation Hub.
Join a full day of hands-on activities that will allow you to learn, experience and apply new tools and knowledge to your tech solutions for climate.
10am - Welcome to the PWIT Bootcamp on Climate Action
10.30am - Introductions & Ice-breaker
11.15am - Introduction to the Social Value Generator
12.30pm - Lunch time
2pm - Inspiring Story from Inês Franco Alexandre, CEO Movimento Transformers
3pm - Applying the Social Value Generator to your idea
4pm - Pitches & Feedback
5pm - Networking & Goodbyes
We are open applications for women social entrepreneurs, who want to join our bootcamp for free. Apply here!
Thank you to everyone that joined this initiative
8 intense hours of creative work for a good cause
SATURDAY (September 28th)
08.30am - Check-in Teams & Networking
9.00am - Welcome Note by the Vice-President of the City of Porto, Filipe Araújo
09.30am - Challenges & Inspiration
10:00am - Teams Start Working
01.00pm - Lunch*
02.30pm/04.00pm - Parallel Workshops
03.00pm - Mentorship Sessions
06.00pm - Stop working & Cocktail Drinks
06.45pm - Final Pitch
07.30pm - Winners Announcement & Closing Remarks
*All meals are provided by the event.
We've got a top notch group of mentors!
Emmanuelle (Poirier) Franquelin
Engineering Manager - Server team at Dashlane