5-6 May
2018

This year's edition will be more than a 2-day marathon. We will help you think, create, develop and make your ideas come true. Are you up to the challenge?

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Can we use technology to boost solutions for social good?

2018 Challenges

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What We Offer

  • Free Transportation & Food
  • Lots of Activities
  • Financial Prizes
  • Access to the Web Summit

Warm-Up Cities

  • Faro
  • Lisboa
  • Coimbra
  • Covilhã
  • Aveiro
  • Porto
  • Braga
  • Vila Real

Besides the money prizes, the distinguished teams will also have access to tech prizes, software licenses and direct access to the Bootcamp, which can open doors to the Web Summit.

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How It Works

WARM UP

You don't need to participate in the Warm-Up Stage to be present at the Hackathon.

We’ll be traveling the country looking for the best tech ideas! Get on board, join us at your home location and come present us your idea!

You don't need to participate in the Warm-Up Stage to be present at the Hackathon.

Where?

Faro ∙ Lisboa ∙ Coimbra ∙ Covilhã ∙ Aveiro ∙ Porto ∙ Braga ∙ Vila Real

When?

March and April

You don't need to participate in the Warm-Up Stage to be present at the Hackathon.

HACKATHON

1st Stage

You don't need to participate in the Warm-Up Stage to be present at the Hackathon.

This non-stop marathon of hard work and lots of ideas, with lots of fun in the mix, can take you - and your idea - further! Register now, we'll be waiting for you in Porto!

You don't need to participate in the Warm-Up Stage to be present at the Hackathon.

1st Stage

Where?

Porto

When?

May 5th and 6th

You don't need to participate in the Warm-Up Stage to be present at the Hackathon.

BOOTCAMP

2nd Stage

Only the selected projects from the hackathon have access to the Bootcamp.

If yours is one of the best ideas after the Hackathon, you will get direct access to the bootcamp! There, you will get the boost you need to achieve the product development, pilot and investment phase. And if you’re great? Get ready to the Web Summit!

Only the selected projects from the hackathon have access to the Bootcamp.

2nd Stage

Where?

Virtual ∙ Porto ∙ Lisboa

When?

May to November

Only the selected projects from the hackathon have access to the Bootcamp.

WEB SUMMIT

3rd Stage

Only the selected projects, from the Bootcamp, will be present at the Web Summit.

The teams with most potential after the bootcamp will be invited to join us in our Web Summit booth, to present their projects to the world.

Only the selected projects, from the Bootcamp, will be present at the Web Summit.

3rd Stage

Where?

Lisboa

When?

November 5th to 8th

Only the selected projects, from the Bootcamp, will be present at the Web Summit.

FAQ's

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  • WHAT IS HACK FOR GOOD?

    A Hackathon, a development marathon organized by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to foster the development of technological solutions to real social challenges.

  • WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

    We are inviting makers – bold people that are not afraid of a good challenge. Hack For Good Gulbenkian is intended for programmers, managers, creative people, and other people, who want and have the ability to develop technological solutions to solve the challenges we present. The teams should preferably be multidisciplinary.

  • HOW DO I APPLY?

    You can apply for the Hackathon here.

    You can apply for the ideation sessions here.

    Applications deadline: April 25th.