Lund

Ideathon

25 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021

There is no better time than now to work together for better mobility solutions!

Join Climathon Lund 2021 to connect with different actors who aspire to bring about a shared vision for better mobility in Skåne. Turn this vision into a reality by working together with software developers, entrepreneurs, students, and other citizens interested in climate action to find innovative solutions and win support. Come with an existing idea or simply work on a new solution with an inspiring team. Experts and mentors will be there to support teams throughout the Climathon week in finding the best solutions to the challenges.

Fact & Figures Climathon Lund

Participants

140+

Partners

Throughout the years we had 11 partners supporting the past 3 versions of Climathon

Challenges

Various challenges throughout the years including : plastic waste, solar energy and food

Climathon in Lund 2021

Climathon Lund 2021 is a climate change hackathon, designed to be spread out over a five-day period, Monday to Friday. The activities will consist of live-in-person gatherings during afternoons and evenings throughout the week.

Come and solve the mobility challenges facing our cities in a vibrant atmosphere, where you will find inspirational workshops and talks, like-minded people, a chill-out area, energizing food & drinks, as well as many other surprises, are awaiting you! 

The specific schedule of the event will be shared ahead of Climathon week. You should expect team formation activities, business development workshops, technical workshops from various experts, live connections with other Climathons, and jury presentations on the final day of Climathon Lund. 

What's in it for you? 

Taking meaningful climate action 

Turn climate change solutions into implementable actions

Meeting like-minded people and become part of the Climathon movement

Sharing climate opinions and solutions with a global audience

Enjoying a more prosperous, climate-resilient future

Empowering and showcasing local climate action across the globe.

Learn and have a good time!

Ideathon

Date

25 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021

Venue

To be announced

Date

25 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021

Venue

To be announced

Highlights From Previous Climathons in Lund

The challenge for Climathon 2017 was solar energy, with Kraftringen, Lunds municipality and Ideon Innovation as partners. For Climathon 2018 the challenge was climate impact from plastic use. The partners included Sysav, LRV, Lunds municipality and Ideon Innovation. For Climathon 2019 the challenge was climate impact from the construction industry with Skanska, Sysav, Lunds municipality and Ideon Innovation as partners.

Partners

These partners are supporting us this year in Climathon Lund 2021.

FAQs

Who can apply to Climathon Lund 2021?

Anyone with passion and commitment to find solution for climate change challenges is welcome to apply. 

Is there an age limit?

No.

Is previous experience necessary to join Climathon 2021?

Prior experience about the challenges for this year is not required. We are looking for people who can bring in whatever they know from their respective disciplines and add to the discussion. However, keeping an open mind to new ideas and thoughts is required.  

Do I have to decide on the challenge that I will work on before coming to Climathon Lund 2021?

You don't have to decide on the challenge yet. On the very first day of the Climathon, the challenge owners will present the topics and the questions, and then you can decide. For now, you can just familiarize yourself with the two challenges posed for this year and read more about them. 

What happens after I register?

You will receive a confirmation email that we received your application. Few days before the 25th of October, you will receive more information about how to join, and the schedule of the Climathon. 

Will everyone who registers be invited to attend?

The reason for the application is to get to know our participants beforehand. However, a minor screening process might take place, solely depending on your commitment to attend.

What should I expect during the Climathon days?

The Climathon is designed in a way to maximize knowledge sharing as well as your abilities to come up with viable solutions under a relatively short time. There will be several workshops to equip you with the tools to solve the posed challenges. You will be working in teams, and there will be experts and mentors available to assist you throughout the way. Further, there will be sessions to fine tune your pitching skills for the final presentation day. The detailed schedule of the Climathon will be shared with you on the second confirmation email.  

How does the timeline look like during the five Climathon days?

The program schedule is planned from 16:00-21:00, where you will have time for team work, and breaks in between. 

Want the global view?

Climathon global

Thanks to our global partners