Climathon Helsinki 2018

Climathon 2018 is open for registration!

Climathon is a global movement dedicated to solving the toughest climate challenges cities face today, which is manifested in a 24-hour hackathon by EIT Climate-KIC taking place simultaneously in major cities around the world.

The Challenge: GROWING LOCAL – Creating Tukkutori Sustainable Urban Food Hub

How to develop the Tukkutori and Teurastamo district, an old wholesale, warehouse and abattoir area located in the heart of Helsinki, to become an urban food hub serving the local neighborhoods and the leader for a sustainable food revolution in the whole city?

The Helsinki Climathon challenge in 2018 wants to inspire students, researchers, companies and citizens to think fresh ideas for:

  • Sustainable and commercially viable urban farming and food production ecosystems
  • Teurastamo/Tukkutori area becoming a well-functioning local economy in food retail and consumption by engaging the local produces and residents, by arranging last mile logistics and by local marketing

Friday 26 October 11 AM – Saturday 27 October 11 AM

Venue: Aalto University Design Factory, Betonimiehenkuja 5 c (bring your own sleeping bag)

Food is served for the participants

The winning team will be awarded with a tasty prize and will be invited to discuss and develop the idea further with the City of Helsinki. The best ideas can also sign up for the Tukkutori Test Beds innovation challenge by the City of Helsinki in the Ideation category where the best ideas will be awarded with money.

University students can also get a study credit, ask more from the local challenge team and your study coordinator.

More information: please visit the Climathon Helsinki Challenge 2018 Website or Facebook

Register yourself or your team: https://climathon.climate-kic.org/helsinki

We are looking forward to seeing in our climate movement!

Posted by Creative Sustainability
4 weeks ago

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