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Sign up for Hack for Sweden 2019! The wait is finally over

Pressmeddelande   •   Feb 12, 2019 20:14 CET

Yes, the wait is over! We’ve opened the registration for Hack for Sweden 2019. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the most exciting and impactful hackathon ever – apply now: www.hackforsweden.se/signup.

This year we are all about 3 good things: Diversity, Sustainability, and Impact. Read more www.hackforsweden.se and remember to share your dream for a better and more sustainable Sweden here: www.dreamforsweden.com

Diversity: We need all the parts of our society to contribute to the solutions for a sustainable society. You don’t need to be a programmer to be a part of our hackathon! A passion for sustainable solutions for our society is all you need. Maybe you can contribute with some other competence that we will need to create sustainable tools for a better society? Sustainability: Every solution that comes out of Hack for Sweden 2019, shall contribute to making our society a better place to live in – and of course this includes a sustainable perspective. The 17 global goals of the UN is our framework, and at this year's hackathon we will be working on challenges within the 6 most data mature areas in Sweden: Mobility, Health, Environment, Job market, Education and Science and last but not least, Business sector. More about the 6 data mature areas: " Öppna data och datadriven innovation

Impact: A great idea is worth nothing more than a post-it if you don’t make IT HAPPEN! We are all about executing the great Hack for Sweden ideas into real tools for the good of society. The winning teams in Hack for Sweden 2019, will get the opportunity to make their winning solutions come to life through help from our 88 partners: Prizes include a place in an incubator, scale-up lab, support through experienced mentors and by our Advisory Board, and help from our Community of 88+ partners from both public and private sector. We promise that we will do everything in our power to make the winning solutions come to life!

Hack for Sweden is an initiative to raise awareness and demonstrate the value of government agencies open data. It is a community consisting of over 30 government agencies and individuals who want to create sustainable impact with the tool of open data. An annual 48-hour hackathon is the core event of Hack for Sweden.

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