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#EUvsVirus hackathon finished with 117 solutions

Date: 5. 5. 2020
By: Aleš Sýkora
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The EUvsVirus Hackathon Jury identified the best solutions to support European and global in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. In collaboration with private and public partners from Europe and beyond. They awarded the best teams and solutions per domain as well as a winner and two runner-ups for each of the 37 challenges. Altogether 117 out of 2160 solutions!

EUvsVirus

Statistics

The event involved over 380 volunteers, 2,400 mentors and over 800 partners, brought together over 20,900 participants from 141 different nationalities, as well as different areas of expertise and backgrounds. 

The top six challenge category winners

Team Discover (Hungary)

Highly scalable patient monitoring system that minimizes the need for physical contact between nurses and patients (Health and Life category)

Linistry for safe retail (Hungary)

Remote queuing solution to ensure social distancing in retail industry (Business Continuity category)

3000 EUR sponsored by EY

Aidbind (Bulgaria, Germany, Malta, Sweden, Switzerland)

Solution to the information gap between demand, supply and funding of medical products, procured via donations and charity. Social and political cohesion category)

3000 EUR sponsored by AXWAY

The Village - Where The World Is Your Classroom (Switzerland, Ukraine, United States, India)

Online village platform that you can share with friends, family, teachers and peers for experiential virtual learning (remote working and education category)

3000 EUR sponsored by HUAWEI

Bankera Business Care (Lithuania)

Solution to provide SMEs with short-term financing to cover their liquidity needs during times of crisis (Digital finance category)

5000 EUR sponsored by Caixa Bank Payments and Consumer

Sewers4COVID (Greece, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom)

Sewer surveillance platform for early virus detection to help decision makers direct resources where they are most needed (‘Other’ category).

Matchathon

All the winners now be invited to a Matchathon that will take place from 22 to 25 May on the new EIC COVID Platform. This online event will facilitate match-making with end-users, such as hospitals, and provide access to investors, corporates, foundations and other funding opportunities from across the EU.

A total of over €100,000 pledged by partnering organisations will be distributed by the partners to winners of their choosing to reward hackers for their hard work and novel solutions with the greatest potential to save lives and bring life in a global pandemic closer to normal.

#EUvsVirus hackathon finished with 117 solutions

Source: https://ec.europa.eu/

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