Turku Future Hackathon

WHAT?

Innovation competition Turku Future Hackaton. The weekend-long event looks for solutions increasing the liveliness and attractiveness of the Campus and Science Park area in Turku.

Photographs are taken in the event.

WHERE?

SparkUp
Tykistökatu 4 b, 20520 Turku

WHEN?

29.9.-1.10.2017

See also: Hackathon Schedule

FOR WHOM?

For all interested! Whether you are a growth company, humanist, or super programmer – join us! You can participate as a group, or form your team at the event. You don't need any programming experience.

REWARDS?

The award sum of 8000 € will be distributed as the jury sees fit.

REGISTRATION:

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Janne Mustonen, janne.mustonen@turku.fi
Marko Nurro, marko.nurro@elisa.fi
Kalle Luhtinen, kalle.luhtinen@turkusciencepark.com

Living district of the future

The Campus and Science Park area is a research institution and business hub in Turku. Within walking distance from city center, this hub is a home to the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Hospital District of Southwest Finland, and over 3000 companies and associations. Approximately 17500 people work and 30000 people study in the area.

Development of the Campus and Science Park area is one of the spearhead projects that have been derived from the city strategy. The intention of the project is to connect the development of the physical and functional environments. It is also important to link the worlds of higher education and business to the project. The aim of the Campus and Science Park project is the high quality planning and implementation of land use, housing, construction, and traffic. This will strengthen the growth of a magnetic city and urban environment as well as the development of the city’s service channels.

How does a lively city district look in the future? Join us on 29.9.-1.10.2017 to develop and advance new innovations for the Campus and Science Park area in Turku!

The City of Turku, together with Elisa Oyj, Turku Science Park Ltd, and Turku Technology Properties Ltd arranges a hackaton, an innovation competition. The competition is looking for applications and application concepts for services that increase the liveliness and attractiveness of the Campus and Science Park area.

The competition challenge

How would you or your team advance services, environments and/or smart mobility increasing the liveliness and attractiveness of the Campus and Science Park area in Turku?

The competition entry can be technical or non-technical. It can be a technically implemented application, an application plan, an idea, a concept or a business plan that has been documented in a way that it can be further presented. The award sum of 8000 € will be distributed between the best entries.

The competition entry needs to somehow utilise the 3D city model of the Campus and Science Park area in Turku that has been opened for the competition. Furthermore, using all open data and other information sources is allowed.

Competition rules

Materials

Registration

Frequently asked questions:

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Living district of the future

The Campus and Science Park area is a research institution and business hub in Turku. Within walking distance from city center, this hub is a home to the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Hospital District of Southwest Finland, and over 3000 companies and associations. Approximately 17500 people work and 30000 people study in the area.

Development of the Campus and Science Park area is one of the spearhead projects that have been derived from the city strategy. The intention of the project is to connect the development of the physical and functional environments. It is also important to link the worlds of higher education and business to the project. The aim of the Campus and Science Park project is the high quality planning and implementation of land use, housing, construction, and traffic. This will strengthen the growth of a magnetic city and urban environment as well as the development of the city’s service channels.