Ontotext join the partners of the first Hackathon supported by Sofia Municipality and will provide a special award - Innovation with linked data. 

 

The team which develops the most innovative solution to improve the life of Sofia residents based on open and linked data will receive 1000 leva and support for the implementation of the solution, including mentoring and licenses for GraphDB SE.

 

The big award of 10 000 leva is provided by the Fund for Innovations with the support of Mobiltel.

 

The Hackathon is organized by the Fund for Innovations and Innovation Starter within the Innovation Academy 2016.

 

The organizing of the Hackathon is:
- in connection with the implementation of the Strategy for Smart Specialization of Sofia and the Action Plan for 2016;
- in support of popularizing the image of Sofia as a DIGITAL CAPITAL OF NEW MARKETS;
- and part of the institutional development of the Fund for Innovations in Culture supported under the "Development of Community Foundations" project, Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation.

novini hackathon63 teams from 7 universities will compete in the first Sofia Municipality Innovation Hackathon 2016 on 9 and 10 June in the National Palace of Culture!

SOFIA BECOMES SUPERB, because they will offer technological solutions in the following areas:  

 

EDUCATION: 

 

• providing public access to information about students’ achievements and the development of school results over time;

• creating new applications and mechanisms for assessing the progress of students and the school (not just the concrete results attained in concrete time periods); need of opportunities to share and systematize publicly the external look and assessment of the school environment, as well as the quality of the provided educational services by end users - students and parents;

• platform for communication and cooperation among parents, teachers and students;

• innovative models of effective and motivating career orientation, mentoring and promoting positive role models for students;

• platform for exchange of best practices among teachers;

• platform for information and equal access of teachers to effective trainings on various topics;

• digitalization of content.  

 

HEALTHCARE:

 

• online registration for medical examination hours with a specialist doctor, GP, hospitalization in a municipal hospital;

• need to increase health literacy through a platform with information about a healthy lifestyle, necessary preventive examinations, mandatory vaccinations, free examinations and consultations, etc.; a system for obtaining online of medical test results carried out in laboratories located within diagnostic and consultation centres and hospitals in Sofia Municipality;

• mobile solutions to rational nutrition at childhood age;

• access to sports events and initiatives for children at preschool and school age;

• system of coordination of resources and citizens in emergency situations, a portal for coordinating volunteers.

 

 CULTURAL-HISTORICAL HERITAGE: 

 

• creative solutions for abandoned buildings;

• creative solutions for abandoned industrial heritage;

• creative solutions for socialist cultural heritage;

• enriching the access to authentic folklore heritage on the territory of Sofia Municipality;

• digitalization of content for modern monuments of culture, a map, access to museums.  

 

The topics have been identified at a seminar held on the methodology of design thinking with the participation of municipal councillors from the Sofia Municipal Council, experts from Sofia Municipality and nongovernmental organizations.

 

The Hackathon is organized by the Fund for Innovations in Culture, Sofia Development Association, Sofia Municipality and INNOVATION STARTER with the support of Mobiltel and the Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation.

 

More information can be found at: http://fond.sofia-da.eu/en/състезания-2/hackathon.html

novini hackathonThe Fund for Innovations organizes the first 24-hour Sofia Municipality Innovation Hackathon 2016, in which specific problems are put forward by Sofia Municipality and the capabilities of demo versions are tested. The Hackathon is organized in partnership with Innovation Starter and the Innovation Academy for Students.

 

The initiative will be held on 9 and 10 June in partnership with National Palace of Culture,  venue Hall 3.

 

63 teams from 7 universities will compete in the first Sofia Municipality Innovation

Hackathon 2016 on 9 and 10 June in the National Palace of Culture!  

 

SOFIA BECOMES SUPERB, because they will offer technological solutions in the following areas:  

   

EDUCATION:  

 

• providing public access to information about students’ achievements and the development of school results over time; 

• creating new applications and mechanisms for assessing the progress of students and the school (not just the concrete results attained in concrete time periods); need of opportunities to share and systematize publicly the external look and assessment of the school environment, as well as the quality of the provided educational services by end users - students and parents; 

• platform for communication and cooperation among parents, teachers and students; 

• innovative models of effective and motivating career orientation, mentoring and promoting positive role models for students; 

• platform for exchange of best practices among teachers; 

• platform for information and equal access of teachers to effective trainings on various topics; 

• digitalization of content.  

  

HEALTHCARE: 

 

• online registration for medical examination hours with a specialist doctor, GP, hospitalization in a municipal hospital; 

• need to increase health literacy through a platform with information about a healthy lifestyle, necessary preventive examinations, mandatory vaccinations, free examinations and consultations, etc.; a system for obtaining online of medical test results carried out in laboratories located within diagnostic and consultation centres and hospitals in Sofia Municipality; 

• mobile solutions to rational nutrition at childhood age; 

• access to sports events and initiatives for children at preschool and school age; 

• system of coordination of resources and citizens in emergency situations, a portal for coordinating volunteers. 

 

 CULTURAL-HISTORICAL HERITAGE:  

 

• creative solutions for abandoned buildings; 

• creative solutions for abandoned industrial heritage; 

• creative solutions for socialist cultural heritage; 

• enriching the access to authentic folklore heritage on the territory of Sofia Municipality; 

• digitalization of content for modern monuments of culture, a map, access to museums.

 

The topics have been identified at a seminar held on the methodology of design thinking with the participation of municipal councillors from the Sofia Municipal Council, experts from Sofia Municipality and nongovernmental organizations.

 

The organizing of the Hackathon is:

- in connection with the implementation of the Strategy for Smart Specialization of Sofia and the Action Plan for 2016;
- in support of popularizing the image of Sofia as DIGITAL CAPITAL OF NEW MARKETS;
- and part of the institutional development of the Fund for Innovations in Culture supported under the "Development of Community Foundations" project, Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation.

  

The teams will have the opportunity to work on 9 and 10 June 2016, 24 hours, in the National Palace of Culture, under the mentorship of the jury and the members of our team, on their demos, digital platforms, software solutions and presentations on the problems of the capital city.

 

On 10 June at 13.30 hrs., in the "Peroto" Club, National Palace of Culture, the presentations and the jury's work will start; they will be open to the public.

 

Award fundof Sofia Municipality Innovation Hackathon 2016

 

First prize:

 

1. 10 000 leva and souvenir gifts provided by the Fund for Innovations at Sofia Municipality, with the support of Mobiltel.

2. Free one-year hosting for the project provided by Superhosting and souvenir gifts.

3. A set of books by Charles Landry: The Origins & Futures of the Creative City, The Creative Index: Measuring the Pulse of the City, Cities of Ambition, The Digitalized City,The Fragile City & the Risk Nexus, provided by Innovation Starter.

4. A book set by IK Kragozor “Elon Musk: PayPal, Tesla, Space X and the Approach to the Incredible Future”.

5. The winning team will get a stand for presenting its idea during Webit.Festival 2017, provided by Webit.

 

Second prize:

 

1. Free one-year hosting for the project provided by Superhosting and souvenir gifts.

2.Tablet provided by Mobiltel.

3. A set of books by Charles Landry: The Origins & Futures of the Creative City, The Creative Index: Measuring the Pulse of the City, Cities of Ambition, The Digitalized City,The Fragile City & the Risk Nexus, provided by Innovation Starter.

4. A book set by IK Kragozor “Elon Musk: PayPal, Tesla, Space X and the Approach to the Incredible Future”.

 

Third prize:

 

1. Free one-year hosting for the project provided by Superhosting and souvenir gifts.

2.Tablet provided by Mobiltel.

3. A set of books by Charles Landry: The Origins & Futures of the Creative City, The Creative Index: Measuring the Pulse of the City, Cities of Ambition, The Digitalized City,The Fragile City & the Risk Nexus, provided by Innovation Starter.

4. A book set by IK Kragozor “Elon Musk: PayPal, Tesla, Space X and the Approach to the Incredible Future”.

 

 

Ontotext provides a special award - Innovation with linked data - 1000 leva and support for the implementation of the solution, including mentoring and licenses for GraphDB SE calculated monetary value of 12 000 leva.

 

Webit provides Webit.Festival 2017 Sofia tickets calculated monetary value of 10 000 eur. The winners will receive a stand to present their idea during the Festival.  

  

The Change Foundation (part of the Reach for Change network) and the Business Institute provide 2 scholarships for the first Academy for Social Enterpreneurs. Two of the Sofia Municipality Innovation Hackathon participants with innovative projects in the area of education will have the opportunity to receive additional training and mentorship during the Academy for Social Enterpreneurs. 

 

 

The Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, will personally attend the award ceremony and will participate as member of the jury.

 

Hackathon Jury:

Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia Municipality
Anna-Marie Vilamovska, Secretary on Innovation and Health Policy to the President of the Republic of Bulgaria
Ivaylo Filipov, Executive Director of Information Services
Teodor Sedlarski, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Prof. Vladimir Pulkov, Technical University Sofia
Svetlin Nakov, Founder, Software University
Evgenia Peeva, Executive Director of "Together in Class"
Kristian Postadjian, Programme Council Director, Cinema, Advertizing and Show Business Department, NBU
Todor Todorov, Operating Director, Anglo-American School
Elvin Guri, Executive Director, Empower Capital
Todor Breshkov, Managing Partner, LAUNCHub
Philip Genov, Vice President and Special Projects Manager, UniKredit Bulbank
Iliana Zaharieva, Corporate Communications Manager, Mobiltel
Anatoly Kraev, Business Development Director, Telenor
Iravan Hira, Executive Director, HPE
Radoslav Nikolov, Executive Director, SAP Labs
Georgi Brashnarov, Executive Director, Nemechek
Alexei Lazarov, Editor-in-Chief, the Kapital newspaper
Vessela Kalacheva, Executive Director, BAIT
Elena Marinova, Executive Director, Musala Soft
Yuriy Valkovski, Manager for Bulgaria of Reach for Change

Galina Assenova - Financial Manager, Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation

Nina Vladimirova, Corporate Communications Manager, Zagorka

Adelina Kostova, Human Resources Manager, Nestle

 

 

Supervisory Board:

Elen Gerdjikov, Chairman of the Sofia Municipal Council
Doncho Barbalov, Deputy Mayor of Sofia Municipality
Todor Chobanov, Deputy Mayor of Sofia Municipality
Ivan Velkov, Deputy Chairman of the Sofia Municipal Council

Christian Petrov, Director of Sofia Investment Agency

Denitza Lozanova, Research and Development Director, Sofia Development Association

 

Pre-registration for participating teams in the Hackathon (with no more than 10 people in a team) will run from 25 April until the end of May at http://innovationstarterbox.bg/events/akademiya-za-inovatsii-2016-sofia-municipality-innovation-hackaton-2/

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Contacts

tel.: +359 2 952 03 46; 
e-mail: fond@sofia-da.euoffice@sofia-da.eu

 

Adress

bul. "Patriarh Evtimii" 92
Sofia 1463, Bulgaria

 

www.sofia-da.eu

 

     

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