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News article3 April 2020Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

EUvsVirus Hackathon to develop innovative solutions and overcome coronavirus-related challenges


To complement hackathons taking place at global and member state level, the European Commission - in close collaboration with EU member states – will host a pan-European hackathon to connect civil society, innovators, partners and buyers across Europe to develop innovative solutions to coronavirus.

The #EUvsVirus Hackathon will take place on 24, 25 and 26 April and address approximately 20 imminent coronavirus challenges (e.g. fast production of equipment, scaling up production capabilities, knowledge and solutions transfer from one country to another), to be quickly developed and deployed across the EU Single Market.

Challenges to be hacked, and the opening of registration to hack the challenges, will be announced soon.

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Publication date
3 April 2020
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation