Cross-European Hack for Peace hackathon introduced

Swedish-Ukrainian software program firm Sigma Software program Group has teamed up with Tech Nation to host a hackathon known as Hack for Peace all through Europe geared toward constructing tech options for fixing points associated to battle and selling peace all through the area. 

“Throughout our networks, we have now seen tech leaders supporting people affected by this tragedy, and striving to make sure that Ukrainian’s vibrant tech ecosystem continues to operate and flourish sooner or later,” stated Josh Winfield, world expertise visa lead at Tech Nation. “We see our help of Hack For Peace as a pure continuation of our help for the good folks of Ukraine throughout all sectors, tech or in any other case.”

The hackathon will happen from October 21-23 in Ukraine, the UK, Sweden, Poland, and Portugal. Hack for Peace individuals will have the ability to join on-line via teleconferencing choices with a purpose to change concepts throughout nation borders, the businesses defined. 

4 tracks shall be included within the hackathon as areas to develop concepts round: 

  1. Cybersecurity, info hygiene, and media wars
  2. Psychological well being
  3. Children training
  4. Logistics in battle 

In response to Sigma Software program, the hackathon could have three winners on the finish, and they’ll have the ability to implement their concepts with help from traders and mentors. 

“Hack for Peace is a singular Cross-European mission that can collect builders, product managers, startup founders, and traders to create life-changing options to make the world a greater and safer place. Furthermore, we are going to invite traders and mentors that can information groups in the suitable path the place they’ll have the ability to get monetary help with a purpose to launch their merchandise,” stated Valery Krasovsky, CEO and co-founder of Sigma Software program Group.