Social Hackathon

Social Hackathon is the third open innovation activity with the aim of community activation of society and businesses to create original applications that contribute through technology and digitization to the goals of social innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Social Hackathon will take place on May 12-14, 2023 hybrid, that is, with the possibility of remote participation as well as with a physical presence at T16, Tzaferi 16, Athens.

CAN YOU HACK IT?

Antivirus Crowdhackathon as Greek National Curator at Pan European Hackathon #EUvs Virus in order to overcome the crisis of COVID-19

#EUvsVirus Pan - European Hackathon 24, 25 & 26 April 2020

Registrations will be open till 24th April 2020

We invite any interested individual, team or company to participate in the competition:

By developing innovative methodologies and applications that address these issues (participants - contestants).

Giving issues or problems or challenges for solutions related to the digital transformation above the thematic actions and is interested in developing it into an integrated application (public submission of proposals - consultation).

Supporting this effort (mentors, sponsors, supporters, public organizations, companies, collective entities).

STORIES

OBJECTIVES

The Social Hackathon has the following main objectives:

Creating a culture of innovation and collaboration within the organization.

Supporting young and innovative entrepreneurship, opportunities for young people, combating unemployment.

Support for the local economy, as contestants from all over Greece will be able to participate, who can then create their own business.

Highlighting smart and innovative solutions to the problems and challenges that concern both the subjects of the action and the citizens who deal with related issues.

Creating an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of sustainability using new emerging technologies.

Με ιδιαίτερη χαρά σας καλούμε στο ενημερωτικό Open Day του Social Hackathon στο οποίο θα γίνει παρουσίαση των στόχων, των θεματικών ενοτήτων και της διαδικασίας του μαραθωνίου καινοτομίας.

To Open Day θα πραγματοποιηθεί απομακρυσμένα με την χρήση εργαλείων τηλεδιάσκεψης την Πέμπτη 27 Απριλίου 2023 στις 17:00.


CHALLENGES

Social Innovation

-Applications for the reinforcement and support of voluntary actions and participatory financing
- Applications for the reuse of products and goods as well as re-manufacturing and repairing applications
- Utilization of technological tools for the access of vulnerable social groups to basic goods
- Utilization of digital tools to support ethical trading, fair trade actions
- Creating smart educational program solutions for social sustainability within companies and public bodies
- Applications of data visualization and exploitation and open data for social and other indicators (eg rule of law, human rights, coke safety)
- Apps around health and disease prevention
- Utilization of digital tools for the empowerment of vulnerable populations, empowerment and inclusion (eg PWDs, refugees, women's empowerment, low-income people, etc.)

Supporting local communities and economies

- New business models of sustainable local entrepreneurship in the social sector
- Applications to support alternative forms of (sustainable) tourism, agritourism
- Digital health applications, telemedicine, emergency health transport (eg medicines etc.)
- Digital applications for educating local populations on critical social issues

Engage in dialogue

- Transparency, accountability (ESG), and anti-corruption tools - with a focus on social actions for agencies, organizations and businesses
- Participatory governance, democracy, transparency and accountability applications for public and private sectors
- Applications to enhance knowledge and networking of new social initiatives

Health Protection

-Digital tools for balancing work and personal life (mentoring, meditation etc)
- Applications for the assessment of risks to the health and safety of workers
- Applications for the prevention and treatment of occupational accidents, occupational diseases and other work-related health problems
- Tools for more transparent product labeling to promote healthier choices

Sustainability and Business Law

-Applications supporting equal employment opportunities and equal treatment at work
- Tools for implementing a uniform salary structure based on objective criteria such as professional experience, specialized knowledge and skills
- Digital tools to support employees (digital training tools, digital cloud collaboration tools, digital communication and idea sharing tools)
- Responsible Marketing and Social Product Labeling Applications
- New business models of sustainable green jobs
- Tools to support product certification standards
- Tools to support certification of tacit knowledge and skills in the workplace

Strengthening Civil Society

- Transparency and accountability tools on gender equality in the private and public sectors
- Digital tools of the internal reporting mechanism for non-compliance with the Code of Conduct

The Social Hackathon is carried out with the support of Lidl Hellas, in cooperation with the Athanasios K. Laskaridis Public Benefit Foundation, with the technological and organizational support of the Greek innovation company Crowdpolicy.

CHALLENGES

Social Innovation

-Applications for the reinforcement and support of voluntary actions and participatory financing
- Applications for the reuse of products and goods as well as re-manufacturing and repairing applications
- Utilization of technological tools for the access of vulnerable social groups to basic goods
- Utilization of digital tools to support ethical trading, fair trade actions
- Creating smart educational program solutions for social sustainability within companies and public bodies
- Applications of data visualization and exploitation and open data for social and other indicators (eg rule of law, human rights, coke safety)
- Apps around health and disease prevention
- Utilization of digital tools for the empowerment of vulnerable populations, empowerment and inclusion (eg PWDs, refugees, women's empowerment, low-income people, etc.)

Supporting local communities and economies

- New business models of sustainable local entrepreneurship in the social sector
- Applications to support alternative forms of (sustainable) tourism, agritourism
- Digital health applications, telemedicine, emergency health transport (eg medicines etc.)
- Digital applications for educating local populations on critical social issues

Health Protection

-Digital tools for balancing work and personal life (mentoring, meditation etc)
- Applications for the assessment of risks to the health and safety of workers
- Applications for the prevention and treatment of occupational accidents, occupational diseases and other work-related health problems
- Tools for more transparent product labeling to promote healthier choices

Engage in dialogue

- Transparency, accountability (ESG), and anti-corruption tools - with a focus on social actions for agencies, organizations and businesses
- Participatory governance, democracy, transparency and accountability applications for public and private sectors
- Applications to enhance knowledge and networking of new social initiatives

Sustainability and Business Law

-Applications supporting equal employment opportunities and equal treatment at work
- Tools for implementing a uniform salary structure based on objective criteria such as professional experience, specialized knowledge and skills
- Digital tools to support employees (digital training tools, digital cloud collaboration tools, digital communication and idea sharing tools)
- Responsible Marketing and Social Product Labeling Applications
- New business models of sustainable green jobs
- Tools to support product certification standards
- Tools to support certification of tacit knowledge and skills in the workplace

Strengthening Civil Society

- Transparency and accountability tools on gender equality in the private and public sectors
- Digital tools of the internal reporting mechanism for non-compliance with the Code of Conduct

*The Social Hackathon is carried out with the support of Lidl Hellas, in cooperation with the Athanasios K. Laskaridis Public Benefit Foundation, with the technological and organizational support of the Greek innovation company Crowdpolicy.

Challenges

The following are indicative thematic areas and examples, which will be enriched during the marathon.

Sustainability

  • Information / support and business and civil society mobilization actions for sustainable development
  • Digital tools for recording actions to achieve the Global Sustainability Goals
  • Creating a Digital Toolbox for Sustainable Development
  • Data visualization for better understanding of the problem, utilization of open data
  • Utilization of digital tools to achieve citizens' access to information and decision-making processes
  • Impact of the Covid19 pandemic on the circular economy

Education

  • Citizen education applications for good environmental protection practices
  • Creating solutions for smart educational programs for the cyclical use of resources within companies and public bodies
  • Development of experiential educational programs through digital tools
  • Utilization of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR / AR) technologies for the exchange of good practices
  • Utilization of digital tools for the organization of mentoring processes between citizens, businesses and public bodies
  • Creating city lab applications on 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

Entrepreneurship

  • Resource reuse and waste management
  • Materials, supply chain, environmental footprint of products, actions and actions
  • New Business Models
  • Models for organizing local markets
  • Utilization of digital tools for obtaining reliable information on creating long-term value sustainable practices in organizations for the business and investment community
  • Investment models to support sustainable farming practices
*The following indicative thematic units are co-formulated in accordance with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

TIMELINE

THE PROCESS

Submission of Issues and Problems

Publishing Technical Specifications

Creating Teams with remote collaborative tools

Social Hackathon

Presentation of ideas and solutions hybridly (both remotely and physically)

ANTIVIRUS CROWDHACKATHON 4KIDS

Along with the innovation marathon, we will be holding online creativity competitions for children and pupils, starting with a painting and crafts competition on #stayhome.

AWARDS

The teams and solutions that will be distinguished will have the possibility to be supported for 5 months for the development of their solution by experienced mentors (acceleration phase).

PRIZES

Cash prizes are provided for the winning teams. For all participants there will be opportunities for networking and collaborations with the participating organizations.

Lidl Hellas will offer gift cards to each member of the first 3 winning teams

500€ in cash
from Athanasios C. Laskaridis
Charitable Foundation

Participation in a acceleration
program
support for 5 months

A place in the finals in December the opportunity to emerge the winner team of the tournament and win even bigger prizes

POWERED BY

EVALUATION COMMITTEE

Kyriaki Dovletoglou

Senior Consultant Strategy and Concept, Corporate Communications and CSR – Lidl Hellas

Aggelos Tsakanikas

Associate Professor Economic Evaluation of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Systems at National Technical University of Athens

George Karamanolis

Co-Founder & CTO/CIO at Crowdpolicy - Chairman of Hellenic Blockchain Hub

Maria Roukoudi

Team Manager, Corporate Responsibility – Lidl Hellas

Peggy Xirotagarou

Deputy Director, A. C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

Aggeliki Kosmopoulou

Executive Director of the Athanasios K. Laskaridis Foundation

MENTORS

Michael Psallidas

Managing Director, Crowdpolicy

Christos Kalloniatis

Professor and Head of the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the University of the Aegean

Vicky Foteinoy

Program Manager at Crowdpolicy

Dimitris Panopoulos

Labour Market Data Analyst , Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs DG CONNECT National Expert REBRAIN GREECE Technical Coordinator

Spiros Bofylatos

Course Instructor in the Department of Products and System Design Engineering of the University of the Aegean

Marios Balis

Περιβαλλοντολόγος | Μέλος ΕΤΕΠ στο Τμήμα Περιβάλλοντος του Πανεπιστημίου Αιγαίου

Dr. Maria Chatziantoniou

Lecturer (Department) - Department of Environment - University of the Aegean

Ioanna Alexiadou

Project Manager Environmental scientist, MSc in Biology A.C.Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

Kostas Sfirikidis

Voice Coach

Dimitris Mousadakos

CEO at Big Blue Data Academy

Ioannis Nikolaidis

Professor at University of Macedonia

Nikos Mysirlakis

Project Manager, Environmental Engineer | M.Sc. Athanasios C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

Alexios Karadimos

Lead Software Engineer, EVloader

George Antoniou

Σύμβουλος Περιβαλλοντολόγος, ΣΥΜΒΟΥΛΟΙ ΒΙΩΣΙΜΗΣ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ

Konstantia Anastasia Kasapi

Head of national funding projects, ANATOLIKI S.A. ORGANIZATION FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

Maria Zarotiadou

Managing Director, Plan of Business

Niki Kostakou

Sustainability and Environmental Analysis Consultant, Caius

Marios Glytsos

Head of AI team, Caius

George Michas

CTO / Co-founder, Caius

George Mendrinos

CEO / Co-founder, Caius

Orestis Omran

Partner in DLA Piper and the Head of the firm’s Greece Country Group

ORGANIZED BY

SUPPORTERS

FAQ

Social Hackathon is the third open innovation activity with the aim of community activation of society and businesses to create original applications that contribute through technology and digitization to the goals of social innovation and entrepreneurship.

You can apply here.

Express your interest through the form that you will find here.

To the team and its members. See the Terms and Conditions of Crowdhackathon here.

Yes, existing and new teams can certainly participate in the competition.

#socialhackathon

At Social Hackathon can participate scientists, engineers, programmers, economists, analysts and in general anyone who has an idea on issues related to the application of new technologies and is interested in developing it. The direction of creating groups between different subjects will be strengthened, as well as collaborations with external participants, such as professionals, academics, researchers or students.

We invite any interested individual, group or company to participate in the marathon:

  • by developing original methodologies and applications that address these problems (participants).
  • supporting this effort (mentors, sponsors, supporters, public organizations, companies, collective bodies).

CONTACT US

  • (+30) 216 900 2600
  • Crowdpolicy

  • You can also express your interest in being a sponsor and / or sponsor, as well as a data provider.
    The management team will tell you about the process.

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