IAAI is local hackathon organizer for EU Sparks for Climate: European Citizens Hackathon Championship in Klagenfurt/Austria

The EU Sparks for Climate hackathon is an EU-supported initiative aimed at bringing citizens and experts together to develop innovative solutions to climate challenges. Teams of citizens and researchers will work together in series of 3 stages of EU-wide hackathons to co-create solutions that can support the EU missions on Adaptation to Climate Change and Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities.

Read more on the EU Sparks for Climate website.

To participate, citizens must present a climate challenge relevant to their community, city, or region. Researchers will join them to provide expertise and develop solutions together. The hackathons, co-organized by local hosts across Europe, will be held virtually over four days, utilizing a methodology designed to encourage networking, dynamization, and innovation processes.

EU Sparks for Climate: Citizen Hackathon Championship is a program supported by the European Commission and implemented by a consortium led by Barrabés.biz in collaboration with Energy Cities, the European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA), the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA), and the European Crowdfunding Network (EUROCROWD).

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