The first Social Hackathon in Umbria
4 days of events of innovation and digital fun
Social Hackathon Umbria 2023 (#SHU2023) is organized by the European Grants International Academy (EGInA), in collaboration with the Crowddreaming Hackadmy Lab Foligno 4D (CRHACK LAB F4D), and itaims at developing the digital skills of young people through preparatory training for a Hackathon aimed at co-creation of innovative digital solutions that can empower individuals and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda.
#SHU2023 foresees four days of Hackathon, Workshops, Exhibitions and Laboratories, from 6 to 9 July 2023 in the splendid setting of the medieval village of Nocera Umbra. More than 300 participants from all over the world will discuss three energy-related topics: sustainable, cultural and responsible. We selected the most relevant ideas that can be developed by teams of maximum 8 members led by an experienced team manager. During the 48 hours of Hackathon, teams will be able to realise a pitch, prototype or product to be presented in front of a jury of experts.
of digital co-creation for the realisation of innovative digital solutions to promote energy in all its forms
selected on the basis of innovation, impact, feasibility and transferability criteria.
organised during the 4-day Hackathon to learn more about the world of technological and digital innovation linked to sustainable development
granted to the participants to develop one of the selected projects.
THE DIMENSIONS OF ENERGY
#SHU2023 aims to develop the digital skills of young people and adults through preparatory training for a hackathon to co-create innovative digital solutions to promote accessibility in all its forms and facilitate the achievement of the UN 2030 Agenda's Sustainable Development Goals.
The hackathon is the main event of SHU2023 and will involve teams of 8-10 participants, coordinated by an expert mentor, confronting each other through the co-creation of digital solutions and projects that respond to three thematic challenges linked by the key word: ENERGY
In response to the energy crisis, some European countries are planning to accelerate the transition to renewable energy and to increase investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency, experimenting with new forms of ethical and sustainable production and reducing the impact on the environment.
Sustainable Development Goal 7 aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Knowledge and creativity are two indispensable ingredients to foster innovation and progress in society.
Digital transformation enables schools, libraries, museums and all other cultural venues to play a central role in supporting the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4, ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all.
As part of sustainable strategies to recover from the global pandemic, the implementation of sustainable consumption and production is critical to maximising the socio-economic benefits of resource use while minimising impacts.
Sustainable Development Goal 12 ensures sustainable patterns of production and consumption that focus on the mental and physical well-being of people and the world around them.