“Smart city” Hackathon in Yerevan Municipality

On October 21, 2017, the 24-hour “Smart city” Hackathon hed been held in Yerevan City Hall. 

The aim of the hackathon which was implemented by the joint initiative of Yerevan Municipality, the Union of Europe and the UN Development Program was to carry out  smart solutions for Yerevan.

During the hackathon, about 70 participants worked for 24 hours with the given database in three directions working out smart solutions, data analysis, data visualization and mechanisms of new data collection which were related to various spheres of the city management- management of buildings, tourism development and the city cleanness.

The ideas chosen by the jury were passed through the Colblab incubation period and get preliminary investment for the program fulfilment in the following proportions: the best idea got 5000 US dollars in dram equivalent, the second idea got 4000 US dollars in dram equivalent and the third idea got 3000 US dollars in dram equivalent.

“Smart city” hackathon has been organized n collaboration with Kolba Lab Startup Incubator within the frames of the “Innovation development” (#InnoDev) program which is financed by the European Union. 

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