code.ahead

Hack the future
for a better world

We are excited to see you at our Hackathon event. Participate and  build a breakthrough product for a more sustainable world – powered by 42 Wolfsburg, Microsoft and GDEXA

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What is the hackathon about?

Turn your dreams into reality

Alone or as a team, let your creativity flow into new technological ideas. At the hackathon, you will have room to bring your visions into life with like-minded people, as if you would be building a start-up. Join to learn new skills and show your talent to the world.

This is your journey

The hackathon will use an  agile project method divided into different phases.
All steps include  new learning content and collaboration.

Create the idea

Ideate your very own solution in a team to impact the world while getting inspired during masterclasses and mentoring sessions.

Solve a challenge

Solve a real-world problem and change the status quo. Plan all resources that are required in running a start-up.

Build a prototype

Complete your prototyping  and put your plan into an agile execution. New methods will help you design a playbook to success

Pitch your solution

It’s showtime! Present your solution to an esteemed judging panel and get constructive feedback

What’s special about this Hackathon

It’s all about practically working on impactful use cases and extending your technical skills with design thinking and storytelling methods

Experimental learning

Agile project approach

Inspirational masterclasses

Real-world problem-solving with tech

Soft skills and industry knowledge

Networking & knowledge sharing

Prototyping innovative digital products

Impacting the world with tech for good

Things to know

When

25th Oct – 3rd Dec (6 weeks) with 3 evening sessions per week for team meetings, scrum calls and masterclasses.

How

Extra curriculum project (remote) with Grand Finale event (onsite in Wolfsburg).

Who

Students from 42 Wolfsburg and 42 Heilbronn. No prerequisites required or skills needed. Come as you are and do what you love.

Where

Extra curriculum project: (remote) event

Grand Finale: The pitch night is scheduled for December 2, 2021, in Wolfsburg, where we invite all participants to present their project results to the jury and celebrate the closing.

Partners & Supporters

Check the Hackathon Schedule

Week 01

10. Oct - 17. Oct

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Week 02

18. Oct - 25. Oct

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Week 03 - 05

26. Oct - 10. Nov

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Week 06

11. Nov - 18. Nov

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Our Jury

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Peter Garzarella

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Thomas Sauer

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Prof. Ina Schäfer

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Prof. Lisa Herzog

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Jörg Rheinbold

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Joana Breindenbach

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Join the hackathon

Alone or as a team, let your creativity flow