EMBERS @ JUNCTION HACKATHON
From self-driving cars to smart cities, software and sensor technology are changing the way we move around. Hate traffic? Us too. Hate pollution? Same. Hate finding a parking spot? Yep. Join the Future Mobility track and solve these problems.
LOCATION Helsinki, Finland
DATE November 25-27 2016
APPLICATIONS Until October 26
Junction is a converging point for over a thousand developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from around the world. It’s a place where no idea is too crazy, and breaking the status quo is encouraged. Ultimately it is a place to have fun, meet new people, and create cool inspiring projects.
EMBERS is a Mobility Platform that aims to stimulate the smart city ecosystem in Europe. While providing an IoT middleware with open APIs, we’re seeking for developers to reveal the strong potential of the platform and integrate new data sets as well as to design innovative applications and solutions.
48 HOURS TO HACK MOBILITY! WILL YOU MISS IT?
Integration of data is the key to success! Show us how you would use EMBERS infrastructure to connect the physical world with innovative services and applications that improve the mobility experiences of people in smart cities, improving their quality of life.
- Hundreds of devices and dev tools
- Real urban data and historical datasets for mobility
- All information available through EMBERS APIs
- Feed the platform with your own ideas and data
- Judging criteria is the creativity!
- Solve complex technical challenges
- Address your city’s mobility issues
- Take our prizes by improving the urban mobility
How it works
WHY SHALL I ATTEND?
Junction is Europe’s largest Hackathon, an incredible opportunity to embrace and build innovative concepts in an engaging environment, for free!
Besides all the fabulous prizes of our track, you can still win Junction’s main prize of 20.000 EUR!
We’ll evaluate your creativity using EMBERS APIs to solve complex technical challenges, addressing the mobility and transportation sectors.
Teams can be up to 5 people. If you want to hack alone, that’s totally fine. If you are still looking for a team, don’t worry, we will have team building and pitching sessions at the event. You can apply at any time and join any team at any time. The team question in the application is only to make sure the entire team makes it to the event.
TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION
Junction is organising bus rides from Oulu, Kajaani, Pietari and so far. Interested in arranging a bus ride from your location? Get in contact with firstname.lastname@example.org and get some help with it Junction will have school-level accommodation available in multiple different destinations for a few hundred participants. If you want to make sure you have room to sleep in, book a room at our partner hotel or hostel. More information to come. There will be enough food to keep everyone hacking well into the night, thanks to Junction’s amazing partners. In the registration form, please state any dietary restrictions so we can take them into consideration when making orders.
WHO OWNS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?
All intellectual property created at the event is owned solely by the participants and their team. Further plans may be discussed between the partners and the teams after the hackathon.