"Our future is digital, the future of our cities is digital, the future for our countries is digital and, we all have an important role to play…. to shape it, yes…shape it" - EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel
The challenges for the hackathon, held on 27 and 28 October 2018, included energy efficiency in smart buildings, pollution monitoring, smart healthcare services and disaster management.
The first prize went to team Swabfilth, a team comprising of two young girls from Coimbatore and the second prize was awarded to Planete Verte from Bengaluru, India.
The hacakthon was inaugurated by a video message from EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel.