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CLIMATHON DUBAI - First in the Middle East

CLIMATHON DUBAI - First in the Middle East

Ideanco is presenting CLIMATHON DUBAI, the first in the Middle East, it will take place on June 30 -July 1, 2019, in Dubai. Read Overview...
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Overview

 

Ideanco is presenting CLIMATHON DUBAI, a hackathon like and the first in the Middle East, it will take place on June 30 -July 1, 2019, at AREA 2071, Emirates Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

 

CLIMATHON DUBAI brings together the challenges of the UAE with the local innovators who have the passion, expertise, and capability to crack them and come up with an actual solution full of impactful benefits for the community locally, regionally and globally. https://ideanco.com/disruption/climathon/

Chosen cohorts of innovators to tackle the set challenges for a full 24-hours at AREA 2071, before pitching their ideas in front of relevant and well-respected judges coming from the climate change, food security, renewable energy, and relevant industry. These ideas can develop into tangible sustainable solutions, projects and potential startups that address not only the UAE climate challenges and food security but also cities across the globe.

 

The Problems

  1. Biodiversity
  2. Air Pollution
  3. Sea Level Rise

Contestants can choose either one of the problems or all of the problems. Ideanco to work closely with the contestants on choosing the correct problem

 

The Challenge Breakthrough

24 HOURS - To come up with solutions for the UAE challenges

DATASET - Provided by ideanco. Harvard Business School Aerospace Alumni Association

OVER 100 INNOVATORS - From the region

COACHES AND MENTORS - Provided by Ideanco, YAL and AREA 2071

PRIZES - For the top teams to be part of "ideanco virtual incubator" program

 

What You Can Do To Cause A Breakthrough

  • Click ACCEPT CHALLENGE above to sign up for the challenge
  • Read the Challenge Guidelines to learn about the requirements and rules
  • Share this challenge on social media using the icons above. Show your friends, your family, or anyone you know who has a passion for discovery.
  • Start a conversation in our Forum to join the conversation, ask questions or connect with other innovators.

 

SPONSORS, PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS:

 

 

 

SHARE THE FUTURE AND PROMOTE INNOVATION

Supporting and inspiring the next generation of innovators in the field of Climate Change, while building strong relationships with future leaders of the industry.

 

CULTURE AND COMMUNITY

Investing in a generation of future engineers, developers, and entrepreneurs. As leaders in the field, you will have the chance to shape the skill set and career trajectory of a tomorrow’s innovator.

 

ENTHUSIASM AND EAGERNESS

Attracting innovators from Physics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Math, Philosophy, Cognitive Science and more...

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CLIMATHON DUBAI - New Dates June 30 - July 1 2019

May 29, 2019, 5:33 a.m. PDT by ideanco.

Dear All,

 

Please note that the Climathon Dubai dates have been changed to June 30th and July 1st as the UAE Government has officially decided on a one week long Eid Al Fitr holiday starting next week. Therefore, the team at Ideanco decided to change the dates of the Climathon Dubai to June 30 - July 1 2019 at Area 2071 Emirates Towers, Dubai  to ensure we have the participants (innovators) and audience being present during the Climathon. 

Happy Holidays.

Best, 

Marketing Department at Ideanco.


4 Days Remaining!

May 9, 2019, 6:53 p.m. PDT by Kyla Jeffrey

There's exactly one week left to submit your solution to the Climathon Dubai Challenge!

You're so close. You can do this!  

Here are a couple of last-minute tips for a smooth entry process:

  1. Begin your submission process several days before the cutoff time. This allows you to ensure everything you have been working on can be seamlessly integrated into the form.
  2. Review the Challenge Guidelines to ensure your submission is complete. Pay particular attention to the judging criteria which will be the scorecard used to evaluate your entry.
  3. Have any questions? Head over to the challenge forum and we would love to help you out.

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CLIMATHON DUBAI 2019 - Only Two Weeks Left for Registration

April 28, 2019, 11:26 p.m. PDT by ideanco.

 

There are only two weeks left for innovators to register to compete in your challenge. 

 

APPLY TODAY

 

The first in the Middle East, CLIMATHON DUBAI it will take place on June 10 -11, 2019 at AREA 2071, Emirates Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. CLIMATHON DUBAI brings together the challenges of the Middle East and the UAE with the local innovators who have the passion, expertise, and capability to crack them and come up with an actual solution full of impactful benefits for the community locally, regionally and globally.


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