Hackathon4Future event

Dear students and young scientists! 

  • If you want to invent a new device or procedure to solve numerous medical needs,
  • If you clearly see how to bring better methods of patient care to life,
  • If you want to learn to navigate the health care business ecosystem,
  • If you are ready to innovate,

… then this information is for you!

We invite you to take part in the international Hackathon, which will be held online as part of the HEI4Future project and on the initiative of higher education institutions of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT’s HEI Initiative) on May 15-16, 2023.


Hackathon4Future supports teams and idea-holders to solve the most pressing challenges of our time in the fields of urban mobility, health and manufacturing.

The aim will be to guide the participants through the theoretical background under the supervision of experts, to introduce them to the challenge and problem being addressed and to give them space to brainstorm solutions. Mentoring will be provided during the event on formulation of project presentation and presentation skills to support their pitch preparation.

The best teams will be selected for a full-fledged business mentoring program starting in fall 2023 to support them to design and launch their start-up.

Target group

College students, startups teams in the manufacturing, health and mobility industries

We expect the majority of the students from Albania, Ukraine, Portugal, Spain, Italy, CEE and Denmark.

Hackathon language – English

 Date and Place 

15-16 May 2023, online (Zoom)


https://forms.gle/B8vwBevXzKybYKjFA – until 10th May!

About HEI4Future project

The EIT’s HEI Initiative helps higher education institutions (HEIs) build the capacity to teach innovation and entrepreneurship. HEI4Future project develops programmes that address in a new, innovative and multi-disciplinary way, the needs of higher education in: advanced mobility, health and manufacturing. The goal of the project is to reinforce teaching in the field of emerging skills to tackle the following challenges: 1) achieving sustainable development, 2) tackling the problem of climate change, and 3) solving COVID impact in production models, social habits and concern for well-being and people’s health.

 And here are the perks that you will get from the participation in

International Hackathon on 15-16th May, 2023:

  • You will work on real-life challenges with the help of European mentors from the cross-roads of mobility-health and manufacturing fields
  • You will get the participation certificate
  • You will have the chance to meet representatives from three branches of the European Institution for Innovation and Technology, the pan-European organization that’s core strength is supporting innovators – like you
  • You will become a part of an international community
  • The best teams from the hackathon will be invited to submit their application to an international start-up support program and step on the way to nourish your idea 💭– into a project 📈 – and technology start-up 🚀