Innovation- Cities: Sfax Technopole organizes 2nd Hackathon “Tunisian Smart Cities 2021”

The Sfax Technopole and its technological incubator “CoStarT” are organising the second edition of the Tunisian Smart Cities Hackathon.
This Hackathon which will be held online will focus on innovation and new technologies dedicated to the digital transformation of Tunisian cities into smart cities to improve the quality of services offered to citizens.
It will bring together entrepreneurs, companies, startups, students, designers, researchers, developers and all those concerned with developing their cities based on international smart city standards and creating solutions to solve problems at the municipal level.
It is organised in partnership with ATI (Tunisie Internet), the National Federation of Tunisian Municipalities (FNCT), the Tunisian Institute of Strategic Studies (ITES), the Tunisian section of the International Organisation IEEE, the National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (INSAT) and the official partner of this event GIZ Tunisia. Participants must register before 15 July 2021.
The objective of this challenge is to bring out projects with high added value that solve different problems in municipalities and to stimulate creativity and the spirit of cooperation. Tunisian municipalities are the main target for the deployment of the best projects with the support of various partners.
“Smart Cities 2020 Hackathon”, started on August 2, 2020, and ended on November 12, 2020. Six themes were developed for the Smart Cities 2020 Hackathon, namely: Smart Governance, Smart Health, Smart Mobility, Smart Energy, Smart Waste, Smart Food and Agriculture.
The Hackathon was held entirely online and registered more than 200 entries, divided between 30 start-ups and 180 individual entries (researchers, designers, students…) from several regions of the country. 8 solutions were finally appreciated by the jury committee and 3 were awarded.

Source: TAP News Agency