5-6 May
2018

This year's edition was more than a 2-day marathon. It was an adventure of more than 6 months with ideations, a hackathon, bootcamps, the participation at the Web Summit and an incubation phase.

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2018 Challenges

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EVOLUTION

A edição do Hack For Good Gulbenkian 2018 evoluiu, do conceito habitual de uma maratona de programação, para um programa integrado e mais completo.

STEPS

  • Warm-Up
  • Hackathon
  • Bootcamp
  • Web Summit
  • Incubation

BOOTCAMP

  • 10 teams
  • +30 mentors
  • +5 months
  • Countless calls
  • 4 teams at the Web Summit

WHAT'S NEXT

A incubação será o modelo perfeito para permitir que os projetos desenvolvidos pelos empreendedores deste programa possam ser implementados no mercado e se tornem verdadeiras soluções com impacto social.

A incubação é a última fase deste programa integrado e pretende facilitar o contacto com incubadoras para que os melhores projetos possam continuar a crescer nos mercados nacional e internacional.

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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.

INCUBATION

4th Stage

Only the projects that are interested will have access to the Incubation partners.

A incubação é a última fase deste programa integrado e pretende facilitar o contacto com incubadoras para que os melhores projetos possam continuar a crescer nos mercados nacional e internacional.

4th Stage

Where?

Lisboa

When?

November onwards

Only the projects that are interested will have access to the Incubation partners.

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.