A hackathon is an event, where a problem must be resolved under high time pressure. Specialists from specific industries, try to work out a solution as a team
Hackathons started out as social coding competitions. Programmers and other interested people would come together and build a software program.
Today, hackathons are organised beyond the software world and focus on solving specific cases / challenges.THE LOGISTICS HACKATHON
Hackathons are events where a problem must be solved under high time pressure. They usually span 1-2 days. This hackathon gives you 24 hours to work out your solution.learn more
Hackathons require a creative mindset, complemented by logic and understanding. It is often said that Hackathons are the new Brainstorming.learn more
A hackathon is centered around one or more well-defined challenges. The participants’ goal is to envision a workable solution to these challenges.learn more
Participating teams are usually a mix of companies, students and consultants. Usually, these people are externals, providing an out-of-the-box viewpoint to the challenge.
Participants widen their scope by tackling the challenging problems as a team and by connecting with valuable contacts.
For the Logistics Hackathon, teams are made up of 3-5 people.