What is Climathon?

Originally conceptualised as a 24-hour hackathon by Climate-KIC, Climathon has since taken off as a global movement, engaging citizens on climate action—and providing cities with continued support on the unique challenges they face.

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Setting the climate challenge

Cities identify their climate challenges and call on their citizens to come up with innovative solutions.

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Coming up with solutions

Citizens, city officials, and partners connect under a shared vision for a healthier city, which is manifested in a 24-hour hackathon to find innovative city solutions.

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Beyond the hackathon

Innovation happens when diverse perspectives are brought together—creating both tangible climate solutions for cities and empowered communities. Climathon is more than a hackathon, it's a movement.

Why engage?

With an issue as pressing as climate change, we cannot afford inaction. Climathon gives cities the opportunity to take their future into their own hands and implement grassroots solutions—empowering their own citizens along the way.

Climathon engagement 2017

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Citizens
628
Solutions

How

The Climathon movement is manifested in a 24-hour hackathon.
During the hackathon, entrepreneurs, students, developers and more, get together to solve a climate challenge their city is facing.

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Who

Learn how you can get involved in the Climathon movement!

Partners

  • Corporate sponsors
  • Technology partners
  • Philanthropic/ third sector supporters
  • Media partners
  • Communications partners

 

 

 

Participants

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Students
  • Developers
  • Innovators
  • Policy makers
  • Professionals
  • Other citizens interested in topic
  • School students (Young Climathon)

 

Hosts

  • City authorities
  • Universities
  • Research organisations
  • Incubators
  • NGOs
  • SMEs  

Want to host? Learn how

When

The Climathon 24-hour hackathon will happen simultaneously in cities around the world on
26 October 2018.

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City registration is open - Register now

Participant registration opens 1 September

Climathon event - 26 October 2018

Where

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Convince your city!

Show your city you are interested in participating. Either show your interest or send them your proposal directly.

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