Frequently Asked Questions
You can download the current agenda with further information regarding workshops, times for coding, food, drinks etc. here !
Everyone will participate in a short workshop about agile development and project management as well as presentation skills throughout the Hackathon – skills you will need to succeed during the Hackathon!
You can apply until October 2nd (EOD) simply by clicking on the “Apply Now” Button below and sign up by yourself or with your team of 4-5 people. If you apply as an individual, we will match you with other applicants.
We only need some information about your background and experience as well as your CV so the application only takes 2 minutes!
If you already have a team you can indicate this within the application form. It is important that all team members apply and fill out the same team name in the application form.
You will be able to set preferences within the application form.
We will try our best to assign you to your preferred challenge, however, we cannot guarantee that you will be assigned to your first choice dependent on the amount of applicants.
Yes, the Hackathon takes place in Mannheim at the innovation center Mafinex. If you don’t live in Mannheim, just let us know and we will try to organise accommodation for you.
You will need to bring your own laptop to the Hackathon.
We will also let you know if you need to install any specific programs or set up specific accounts prior to the Hackathon depending on the challenge that you will be working on.
You don’t need to bring any food or drinks – we’ve got you covered and will make sure to keep you energised and refreshed during the entire event!
Next to the challenge that you will be working on with your team, you can expect to meet and learn from our partners in person. We will start with a short workshop session so that you are perfectly prepared for the upcoming challenge and there will be several time slots to ask questions and get support from the partners.
Most importantly, we will provide food, drinks, snacks etc. during the entire event so that you can solely focus on your challenge and enjoy the event with your team!
We will also make sure that you don’t miss out on entertainment and fun during the event!
There are no specifications or restrictions unless stated otherwise in the challenge.
Check out the boxes with each of our partner’s labels above and have a look at the challenge description on the back.
Don’t worry if you are not an expert yet – we will mix the teams so that different skills level and experts will work together!
We will also provide you with further details and things to prepare for prior to the Hackathon 🙂
You can indicate within the application form that you will need accommodation during the Hackathon and we will organise a place to stay for you 🙂
Yes, there are parking lots right at our location MAFINEX Technologiezentrum.