Day 1: Kick-off and 1st workday - 18 June

  • 10.00-10.50
  • 10.00

    Facebook Live - Kick-off and introduction to the hackathon
    Welcome words by Natalia Martínez Páramo, Head of Unit I.02 Single Market Programme / COSME Pillar, European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA), European Commission

  • 10.30

    Facebook Live - Introducing the challenges, their partners and the top teams

  • 10.50

    Facebook Live - Introductory remarks by Ulla Engelmann, Acting Director for Networks and Governance, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW), European Commission

  • 12.00

    Checkpoint #1 - Plans and expectations for the hackathon

  • 13.00-18.00

    Teams get to work, mentors check in

  • 18.00

    Checkpoint #2 - Problems, progress, plans

  • 20.00-22.00

    Late evening mentoring hours

  • 22.00-...

    Work continues

Day 2: Work, focus, work, repeat - 19 June

  • 9.00

    Checkpoint #3 - Problems, progress and immediate next plans

  • 10.30-13.00

    Mentoring hours. Teams work

  • 13.00-13.30

    Pitch training. How to prepare your demo

  • 14.30-18.00

    Mentoring hours. Teams work

  • 18.00-19.00

    Checkpoint #4 - Show your prototype

  • 20.00-22.00

    Late evening mentoring hours

  • 22.00-...

    Work continues

Day 3: Final stretch - 20 June