Climathon 2018: Registration is open!

EIT Climate-KIC is thrilled to invite participants to register for the 2018 Climathon!

Happening simultaneously around the world on 26 October and over the course of 24 hours, this event is inspired by the world of hackathons. Participants are invited to collaborate on imagining innovative solutions to specific climate-related challenges.

What started out as a one-off event has already become a global movement focusing on engaging citizens in climate action. Several ideas have also turned into real-life, efficient opportunities for cities to reduce their impact on the environment.

Almost 70 cities worldwide are accepting registrations and dozens more will soon be ready for sign-up. Click here to see all participating cities and get involved!

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Climathon – How does it work?

Upon registering for the Climathon, participating cities are tasked with identifying specific climate-related challenges they wish participants to tackle during the Climathon.

Participation is open to entrepreneurs, students, policymakers as well as any individual interested in actively contributing to fight climate change in their city. After forming teams, they are free to fully dedicate themselves to brainstorming ideas before developing their favourite one.

Participants are able to connect with city officials while sharing their vision for a healthier city and can actively contribute to shaping the future of their own town.

A unique chance to make an impact

The Climathon is a tremendous opportunity for citizens to take meaningful action to fight climate change in their city. Participants are given a unique chance to be heard by local policymakers while playing an active role in shaping the future of their city.

Aspiring entrepreneurs are also encouraged to turn their innovative climate solution into a business and can be eligible for ongoing financial and logistic support from local institutions.

By collaborating with like-minded people, participants are able to join the Climathon movement and to reach a global audience thanks to their climate innovation ideas and unique solutions.

Are you interested in getting involved with this year’s Climathon? Register today and help us effectively tackle climate change thanks to your vision for more sustainable cities!

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