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Date & Time (local)

24.09.2021 15:00 26.09.2021 16:00

Event type

Project event


Klaipeda, Wismar & Karlskrona





Target group

Students; Experts; Companies; Start-Up's; Maritime interested people; public

Portathon 2021

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The annual International Port Technology Hackathon – “Portathon 2021” is once again co-organised by Connect2SmallPorts Project. The event joins teams from businesses, start-ups and innovators from Europe together. This year, the Portathon will be held as hybrid event with physical locations in Klaipeda, Wismar and Karlskrona connected on a virtual platform. 

The event proposes real challenges from partner ports such as Klaipeda and Hamburg. More ports are developing their challenges and will announce them soon. Follow this link to find out more on published challenges.

In general, the topics covered by the challenges are:

  • Digitalisation in Logistics
  • Automated Port Equipment
  • Digital Port Terminals
  • Smart Transport Ecosystems
  • Maritime Cyber Security

We kindly invite you to register your team between 3 and 5 persons. However, if you don’t have a team yet, just register and the organizers will connect you to other participants with same interests. The event is completely free of any charge, if you have traveling costs to the physical events, these might be covered, just contact the organizers.

By the way, the event offers a prize pool of 4.000 EUR shared between the best team ideas. The selection will be made by the mentors from the port sector, which are also assist all teams during the event.

To register yourself, please follow this link.

More information on the event can also be found here.