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30.5.2022 12:00

Tulossa elokuussa: Connected Reindeer Hackathon

Students in Finland, Sweden and Norway are invited to innovate technical application concepts, demos or business models to prevent traffic accidents caused by reindeer.


There are 3500–4500 traffic accidents that involve reindeer per year in Finnish Lapland. These accidents cause loss and damage to reindeer herders and vehicle owners.

Join the Connected Reindeer Hackathon 2022, Aug 25–29, 2022, to innovate technical application concepts, demos or business models to prevent traffic accidents caused by reindeer!

Student from Finland, Sweden or Norway,

Do you want to showcase your skills and build your professional portfolio? Or do you want to grow your networks and make new international contacts, as well as improve your language and teamwork skills?

Join the Connected Reindeer Hackathon 2022 to innovate technical application concepts/demos or business models to prevent traffic accidents caused by reindeer.

First, create a team of 2–5 students. Then, register to hackathon’s Devpost-platform. After this, register your team with THIS FORM by 21.8.2022.

Your team should choose one of the 3 challenges to solve (detailed assignments can be found from the Devpost):

CHALLENGE 1. A mobile app for preventing reindeer road accidents

CHALLENGE 2. A business concept of a reindeer road accident prevention mobile app

CHALLENGE 3. Open innovation of disruptive technologies in the context of reindeer herding and road safety in Lapland

Read more about the Connected Reindeer Hackathon from Devpost and join us in innovating solutions!

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Connected Reindeer Hackathon is organized by Lapland University of Applied Sciences, and it is part of an international DIT4BEARs project. This hackathon will be organized with the assistance of the European Union funding. The project is co-funded by the Kolarctic CBC Programme (http://kolarctic.info).

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