Mobility Hackathon London

Start: 2017-11-24 10:00:00 UTC
Location: 1 Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0BE London UK

Timeline

Hackathon Start 2017-11-24 10:00:00 UTC
Hackathon End 2017-11-25 18:00:00 UTC
Hackathon Duration 27 hours

Event Location

1 Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0BE London UK

Description

• Date: 11:00 Friday November 24th to 18:00 Saturday November 25th (note that the hackathon will pause at 21:00 on Friday and resume at 08:00 on Saturday).
• Venue: Future Cities Catapult (1 Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0BE).
• Teams: 3-5 people (can join as a team or we can allocate team members).
• Participants: Undergraduates, Masters, PhD students registered at UK universities
• Skills: Coders, UX, Analytics, Design, Business, Transport…
• Prizes: £500 per person and business support for winning team; £250 per person for best pitch; £250 per person for best technical execution.
• Support: Each team will be guided by an expert mentor throughout.
• Topics: Better mobility in cities through:
- reducing congestion;
- encouraging better multimodal travel;
- improving the environment (reducing air/noise pollution);
- addressing societal change (population growth, ageing, disability, obesity, underserved regions etc).

There will be free food and drinks provided throughout and all participants will receive a goody bag.

Information

Location: 1 Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0BE London UK
Availability: Participants must be registered at a UK university. All other Terms and Conditions are avilalable on the registration website https://developer.bosch.com/web/mobility-hackathon-london/
Twitter: @BoschUK

Sponsors

Organizers

BOSCH: The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 59,000 associates in research and development.