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Green Capital Digital Challenge

The Green Capital Digital Challenge will take place on 6th – 8th February 2015 in Bristol, UK. The Green Capital Digital Challenge is an international competition for teams to develop Cleanweb mobile apps or environmental awareness raising games.

This Challenge will offer a cash prize of £50,000 to stimulate innovation in the development of software applications and games. A set of challenges will be posed to address the Bristol2015 themes including:

  • Energy,
  • Transport,
  • Resources,
  • Food and nature.

This Challenge will be run in two stages: Stage 1 will start in January 2015 and culminate in a 48-hour Digital Challenge Hack Weekend, with judges selecting between 3-6 finalists. Stage 2 will see the Digital Challenge Final and Awards Ceremony hosted at the Youth Summit on 20th April 2015.

Teams of up to five developers will come together over the weekend of 6th – 8th February 2015 at Bristol’s Watershed to create apps/games, to develop a full product. Up to six shortlisted teams from the Hack Weekend will receive £5,000 each to develop their idea further with the winner announced at Colston Hall on 20th April 2015. There will also be a People’s Choice Award of £10,000.

To find out more about the Green Capital Digital Challenge click here.