Climathon – Green Resilient Maribor

Posted on Oct 19, 2016

Green Resilient Maribor

Are you a socially responsible individual who has ideas on how to tackle challenges in Maribor?

Climathon brings together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them.

The Challenge City sets up local climate change challenge reflecting their local urban challenges in areas including: Urban Planning, Infrastructure, Housing, Water Use, Waste Removal, City Satellite Data and more

Participants come with their ideas & develop them during 24 hours
Or ideate with coaches on the day & develop their solutions
24 intense hours of collaboration, excitement and solution-finding
Jury of relevant local stakeholders will select best idea in each city

We are inviting for participation in Maribor Climathon all who have a desire to develop solutions to the challenges, important for the future of the second largest city in Slovenia. This is also opportunity for those who have already developed ideas, as well as those who do not have a clear and developed ideas or solutions for jointly developing. During the event teams will be developing and creating a potentially viable ideas for Maribor. Existing pilot ideas are also welcome.


– What is the hack?

Hack is a quick challenge, creating new solutions to a pressing problem. For our climate hack, participants will be able to use existing data but they will need entrepreneural inventiveness to create interesting workable solutions or business idea that would be realized in city as soon as possible.


– Are there prizes?

Climathon Maribor winners will receive prizes and an international certificate Climate–KICa, which is identical to that of the other cities participating in the challenge. A certificate of participation is awarded to all participants who will present their ideas at the end of the event.


– What will happen at the event?

Climathon Maribor 2016 will be held in wavingfoundry community of ideas and projects in Tkalski prehod 4, 2000 Maribor, on the second floor. 24-hour event will be held from 15.00. hours on Thursday, 27th October to 15:00 on Friday, 28th October, and at that time the participating teams will be provided expert support and evaluation of teams and their ideas.


Climathon – Green Resilient Maribor is organised by Institute for Sustainable Development and Holistic Solutions – InTeRCeR.