IBM Hackathon 2017

Organized by 0100 Campus
Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies of Slovak University of Technology, Karlova Ves
From Oct 23rd 2017
To Oct 24th 2017
See the website


Develop a solution and win 8,000 Eur in just 24 hours!

Do you have an idea for IT solution thas has a potential to solve a real world problem?Come, build your mobile or web app, game or creative vizualization and present it in front of our Jury and compete for a prize that is worth! Besides meeting a lot of new innovators and entrepreneurs you will have a chance to learn from a domain experts who will hold our series of workshops throghout the event.  

You are free to register as a team of 2-5 people or register as an individual. Teams will be nominated based on Project description - please continue with registration to provide description of your idea.

The topic is open, you can use any software tools to build your solution! All projects will be judged for their viability and impact.


Monday October 23rd:

14:00 - Registration

15:00 - Introduction, instructions and presentations of proposals (max 2 min. pitch), participants chose their teams

16:00 - Hackathon begins!

18:00 - 1. Workshop, Stream 1 TTT - Tools to Try (Trello, Slack, Box, etc.) 

18:00 - 1. Workshop, Stream 2 TBA

20:00 - Dinner

21:00 - Hacking continues

00:00 - Midnight snack

Tuesday October 24th:

03:00 - Calchetto competition

07:00 - Breakfast

10:00 - 2. Workshop, Stream 1 How to mesmerize with your presentation? 

10:00 - 2. Workshop, Stream 2 TBA

12:00 - Lunch

15:00 - Cake!

16:00 - Final presentations submitted

16:30 - Group transport to IBM Fest 2017 in Stara Trznica

18:00 - Pitching presentation for Judges (5 min presentation, 3 min Q&A)

19:30 - Winners announcement

20:00 - End


The event will take place in Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies (FIIT) in Bratislava from Monday, 23rd to Tuesday 24th when the winners will be announced. The final presentation and announcement will be made during the IBM Fest 2017 which will take place in Stara Trznica on Namestie SNP in Bratislava. Transportation to the venue is organized by IBM. For exact times, please see Program.


Teams can compete in the “Best Project” contest for which the prize is 5,000 EUR. The teams who use at least one service from IBM Bluemix or the IBM Watson AI can also compete in “Best use of IBM technology” category, the prize for this is 3,000 EUR. Teams can compete in both categories at the same time. 


Teams and individuals coming from outside of Bratislava will be eligible for travel reimbursement. Please apply for reimbursement at the registration. One person is eligible for 30 Eur. In order to be eligible, please bring the travel document or recepit to the event.

Other info

For updates and more info, please see:


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Any non-IBMer over 18 years is welcome to join.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

In case of any questions please contact us at


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