Milano - Climathon 2019


Join the Climathon in Milan at Cariplo Factory!

Take part in the pre-ideation on 18 October and in the Climathon event on 25-26 October to solve the mobility challenge! You don’t have to be a world-famous scientist to join! We are looking for smart and enthusiastic teams, willing to share their solutions. Register by the 20 October!

24-hour hackathon event – 25-26 October 2019

What's in it for me?

What if one of Climathon’s participants’ ideas would make it to a world stage? Well, the Climathon Global Awards reward the best solutions developed and bring Climathon’s community of Local Organisers, citizens and cities to the international stage on the 31st of January 2020 during the 3-day ChangeNOW* festival in Paris’ Grand Palais.

Visit the website to learn more!


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.





Policy maker



The Climathon Milan will officially start on the 25th October at 16.00 and will end at 17.00 on the 26th October. Please also participate in the mandatory pre-event on the 18 October at Cariplo Factory, Via Bergognone 34, Milano. Remember to register BEFORE the 20th OCTOBER!

25 October 16:00

Registration & Welcome coffee

25 October 16:45

Presentation of the agenda

25 October 17:15

Challenge presentation

25 October 17:30

Presentation of interesting solutions from the Young Climathon

25 October 17:45

Training on group working dynamics

25 October 18:15


26 October 08:30

Training in pitch presentations

26 October 12:00

Conclusion and delivery of the work

26 October 14:00

Presentation to the jury

26 October 16:45

Award ceremony

Pre-Ideation workshop: 18th October

The Pre-Ideation workshop is organised to share information and challenge descriptions with the registered participants. It is a fundamental step to hack our challenge: the participation is mandatory for all the teams. We wait for you at Cariplo Factory, Via Bergognone 34, Milano.

18 October 16:00

Welcome and objectives of the day

18 October 16:15

Introduction to Climathon

18 October 16:25

Getting to know each other: participants, organisers, coaches

18 October 17:00

Presentation of the Milan challenge

18 October 18:00

System innovation training

18 October 18:45

Wrapping up ideas and teams

18 October 19:00



Make your ideas reality thanks to a 60.000 EUR voucher!


The best projects will be selected, up to a maximum of 3, which will be assigned a voucher worth € 20,000 each, to be used to access an entrepreneurial empowerment path designed by Cariplo Factory and based on the team's real development needs.

The service will be provided by Cariplo Factory - Talent Management and Corporate Social Responsibility or by professionals.

The empowerment activity consists of a personalized incubation and acceleration process, which includes a calendar of lectures and workshops. The program will take place at one of the incubators located in the Milan area and accredited to the Cariplo Factory network.

The incubator will support the projects in the definition of the business concept, in the market analysis and in the competitive scenario and in the definition of a project roadmap to the achievement of new milestones.


Please also remember that the Climathon Global Awards reward the best solutions developed and bring Climathon’s community of Local Organisers, citizens and cities to the international stage on the 31st of January 2020 during the ChangeNOW* festival in Paris’ Grand Palais.  

Application opens: 26 October 2019 - Application deadline: 17 November 2019

Visit the website to learn more!

Coaches, Speakers & Jury

The Climathon will be supported by these amazing coaches and experts

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Greta Rossi


Co-founder of Akasha Innovation, social entrepreneur and trainer


Giulia Sateriale


Entrepreneur and consultant

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Barbara Galiazzo


Business Development Manager


Gianmarco Paris


Coach and trainer

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Aldo Pozzoli


Consulente per Innovazione e Sostenibilità


Augusto Pirovano


Founder of Livello 7


Antonello Bartiromo

Jury Member

Executive Board Member dPixel

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Antonella Bertolotti

Jury member

Project Manager Fondazione UniMI


Paola Brambilla

Jury Member

Commissione Centrale di Beneficienza di Fondazione Cariplo


Rinaldo Canzi

Jury Member

Impact Investing team


Fabio Carlozzo

Jury Member

Managing director Investire


Elisabetta Pontello

Jury Member

Direttore di Make a Cube


Valentino Sevino

Jury Member

Direttore Area Pianificazione Mobilità - AMAT

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Danila Zammitti

Jury Member

Program Manager Cariplo Factory


Cariplo Factory


Via Tortona 56, Milano
IT20144 - Milan

How to get there

By train: From the Milan Central Station, take the Metro 2 and get down at PORTA GENOVA, then walk 10 minutes

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