Geneva

Climathon

22 Oct 2021 - 23 Oct 2021

Climathon Geneva 2020

13 Nov 2020 - 14 Nov 2020

Registration closed

Time for change, be the change. Join the Climathon in Geneva!

🌍 🌱 Climathon

👉Want to get concretely involved for the climate? Want to build and develop a project? Then join us for 24 hours non-stop, we will accompany you and in 24 hours you will have your project embryo on track that you can then develop with or without us!

A unique experience, which is a blast!

Climate impacts affect all regions of the world. You want to take action?

Then join the movement on October 22 and 23, 2021 in Geneva - This event will take place both online and offline and will be facilitated in French and English.


Together, let's develop innovative and sustainable solutions for the climate, for our city.

Climathon is an annual event, organized as an ideathon*. It is organized in your city but also in hundreds of other cities around the world. For you and for thousands of other participants, it is a unique opportunity to take action and make a difference.

During 2 days, citizens from all walks of life (entrepreneurs, students, professionals,...), accompanied by experts and coaches, collaborate and find solutions to the challenges proposed by our partners, the Canton of Fribourg and Suisse Energie. The event ends with the presentation of the ideas in front of a jury. All this in a friendly atmosphere. 

Ready for a unique experience? Take your chance to have an impact by taking up one of the three climate challenges proposed by our partners:

Facts & Figures

145 cities

Uniting the world's cities

6000+ participants

Join a global movement

600+ ideas

Make your local idea count

Climathon Geneva 2020

Date

13 Nov 2020 - 14 Nov 2020

Location

Online

Registration closed

Date

13 Nov 2020 - 14 Nov 2020

Location

Online

Registration closed

Climathon

Date

22 Oct 2021 - 23 Oct 2021

Venue

Registration closed

Date

22 Oct 2021 - 23 Oct 2021

Venue

Registration closed
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Thank you for your idea

Thank you for submitting your idea. It will be reviewed by the Climathon organiser in your city. Once approved you will see it on the website of your city.

By submitting your idea you consent to Climathon's Terms and Conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Covid-19, what arrangements have been made?

Because of the health situation, the Climathon Geneva 2020 will take place online.

What is a Climathon?

A Climathon is a one-time hackathon/ideathon type event (here 24 hours) during which individuals come together to solve problems collectively and creatively.

Although hackatons/ideathons are often associated with digital problem solving, the solutions developed during the Climathon Geneva do not necessarily have to include digital technology.

Do I have to pay to register?

No. However, applications are reviewed to ensure that Climathon Geneva participants are motivated and creative.

How long does the Climathon last?

The Climathon Geneva will start on Friday, november 13, 2020 at 10:30 and will end on Saturday, november 14 at 17.00 pm with the presentation pitches in front of the jury and a closing aperitif.

Please see the programme online

How will the teams be formed?

Teams will consist of 4 to 6 people. You can register as a team, but if you register alone, don't worry, teams will be formed before the start of the Climathon. More details will be given once you register

What about my intellectual property rights on the solutions I propose during the Climathon?

  • We respect your intellectual property rights and we expect you to respect the intellectual property rights of other participants. You are not allowed to copy the ideas and solutions proposed by other teams during the Climathon.
  • All intellectual property rights created during the Climathon belong to the creating team. However all participants will make publicly available a brief description of their idea and solution. To make sure that Climate-KIC and organizers are able to publicise these ideas and solutions, you allow them to use ideas and solutions for publications about the Climathon (through website, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.).
  • We strongly encourage you to push your idea and solution after the Climathon but be aware that it may be also be exploited/pushed by any interested person after the Climathon.
  • We encourage you to share your Climathon experiences on social media using #ClimathonSwitzerland

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