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Darmstadt

Next Climathon Event 26 October 2018

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Together we can make Darmstadt and the world a better place to live!

Solve the climate challenge to make a big step forward for more sustainable food.

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Darmstadt stands for research & science art & culture Jugendstil (Art Nouveau). But Darmstadt is also a real ‘feel-good’ town:

It has something special about it. Darmstadt is tolerant. Darmstadt is a charming town to live and work in. It is constantly being developed with the future in mind. Whoever comes to Darmstadt will experience a cosmopolitan city!

Challenge

This exciting challenge is waiting to be solved by you

How can we map and minimize environmental impact?

How many resources are spent to bring a potato to the super market? - Exactly no one knows! This is the task of our challenge. Combining different technologies we want to measure the resources spent to identify real sustainable food in our regions.

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Check out what happens at this Climathon!

Come and solve the climate challenges in a vibrant atmosphere, where energising food and drinks, inspirational workshops and talks, like-minded people, a chill-out and sleep area, as well as many other surprises are awaiting you.

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Organizers

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Sascha Heising | cesah GmbH

General organizer + mentoring for EO/business development

heising@cesah.com

Challenge

This exciting challenge is waiting to be solved by you

How can we map and minimize environmental impact?

How many resources are spent to bring a potato to the super market? - Exactly no one knows! This is the task of our challenge. Combining different technologies we want to measure the resources spent to identify real sustainable food in our regions.

Read more

24-hour hackathon in Darmstadt

Come and solve the climate challenges in a vibrant atmosphere, where energising food & drinks, inspirational workshops and talks, like-minded people, a chill-out and sleep area, as well as many other surprises are awaiting you.

Next Climathon Event 26 October 2018

What's in it for me?

Inspiring challenges

Take on real-world challenges currently being addressed by player in the food industry.

Reliable coaching

Get to know our exerts and benefit from the experience of our mentors.

Great prizes

Valuable prizes are waiting for you.

Career opportunities

Meet potential employers and look behind the scenes at Merck's headquarter.

Empowering certificates

Make your CV stand out with this unique addition.

Productive networking

Meet and stay in touch with the brightest minds in the area.

Advanced learning

Expand your understanding, learn teamwork skills, and creative techniques.

New experiences

Feel the collaborative energy of creativity and innovation.

Join us!

We are looking for different participants to join the Climathon. Sign up for your profile now. Hurry up we only have a limited amount of seats!

Student

Entrepreneur

Developer

Professional

Schedule of the day

Check out our schedule for the 24-hours

13:00 - 14:00

Arriving at Innovation Center

14:00 - 14:30

Introduction

14:30 - 15:30

Q&A session

Presentation of the challenge + your opportunity to ask questions

15:30 - 16:00

Team building

Form teams (3-5 persons), ideally with mixed background

starting 16:00

Happy hacking

19:00 - 20:00

Dinner

Merck invites you to have dinner all together

20:30 - 21:00

Activity session

GeKo will invite you to a short sport session to get rid of backpain ;-)

21:00 - ...

Hacking continues

24:00

Midnight snack

0:00 - opend end

Happy hacking

You decide when to quit ;-)

8:00 - 9:00

breakfast

11:00 - 12:00

Workshop

Your last chane to get into deep dive discussions

12:00 - 15:00

Prepare your presentation, lunch in parallel

Time to prepare your pitch deck!

15:00 - 16:00

Pitches

Pitch infront of our jury

16:00 - 17:30

Jury evaluation

17:30 - 18:00

Awards

Our awarding ceremony

Venue

Merck Innovation Center

Address

Frankfurter Straße 250
64293 - Darmstadt

How to get there

By train: tram line 6,7,8 (station Merck)

By bus: bus line R (station Nordbahnhof)

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Download material

Find more Climathon material to download here.

Frequently asked questions

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