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Blue-Cloud Hackathon - online

The Blue-Cloud Hackathon is an open invitation to marine scientists & researchers, data scientists, ICT experts, innovators, students, and anyone who is passionate about the Ocean to explore and test Blue-Cloud: A new, Open Science platform for the marine domain offering a wealth of data, analytical tools and computing power to support you in developing solutions for a safe, healthy, productive, predictive and transparent Ocean.

Participants will be challenged to develop applications that contribute to improving knowledge of marine ecosystems; support the transition to a greener, blue economy; advance Ocean literacy; and/or enhance international collaboration towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations Agenda 2030.


  • 17 January – 4 February, 2022 - Training, Innovation & ideation Workshops, matchmaking & team formation
  • 7-9 February 2022 - 3-Day Live Hackathon - Hacking time, coaching sessions, delivery proof of concepts, and more
  • 9 February 2022 - Winners announcement - Judges will announce the winners of the challenge

LifeWatch will participate as a challenge owner.

Sunday, February 7, 2021 - 09:00 to Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 17:00