Submissions open for “Solve the SDGs” Hackathon

Deadline Date: March 08, 2024

 Donor Name: Junction

 Grant Size: $1000 to $10,000

Applications are now available for Solve the SDGs hackathon with the purpose of creating solutions to real sustainability challenges provided by the partner organizations.

Solve the SDGs is a hackathon where they start the work towards a better tomorrow today by creating solutions for the partner organizations in order to move towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This year, Solve the SDGs is organized simultaneously in Finland and India, enabling a broader impact and providing the participants of both countries with new perspectives.

Together with bright minds from all over the world, expert mentors, and sufficient data, they can take a step toward a better future. Like every journey, the first step is the most important — and now is the time to take it.

Prize Information

  • First prize: 5000€


  • Finland
    • Challenge1: Crack the food-loss code.
      • SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
        • Create a business model that revolutionizes food loss, from harvest to market, in South Asia.
      • Prize
        • 1 thermal backpack, 1 thermos and 1 Luke mug each for the winning group members
    • Challenge2: Climate Solutions for Resilient Cities
      • SDG 11 & 13: Sustainable Cities and Communities & Climate change
        • Create a community-driven digital tool to analyze extreme weather risks and bolster urban resilience against climate change.
    • Challenge3: DEI, Experienced
      • SDG 8 & 10: Decent work and economic growth  & Reduced inequalities
        • Create solutions for S Group’s DEI experience that are based on reality, not fiction.
    • Challenge4: New Era of Travel Industry
      • SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
        • Explore new possibilities to increase the attractiveness of sustainable tourism.
      • Prize
        • €150 gift cards (hotels/restaurants) for each member of the winning team. Small Visit Finland gifts for the runner-ups.

‍Who can participate?

  • The hackathon is open for participants from all backgrounds; no prior hacking experience is necessary. Since they’re not looking for technical submissions only — anyone can play a part in solving these problems. As long as you’re a team player who thinks the world could be a better place, you’re more than welcome to join!

For more information, visit Junction.

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