Come and contribute your innovative ideas to shape the future of Estonia's digital state and have a chance to win €5000 with your team! 🚀⚡️
TalTech's Next Generation Digital State research group from the ICT faculty, in collaboration with the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, is organizing a hackathon for advancing Estonia's economy, society, and governance through digital technologies. During the hackathon, teams will develop ideas into validated prototype solutions.
We welcome you to hack on various topics:
- Use of blockchain in the digital state
- Implementing software usage in the public sector
- ChatGPT as a tool for the digital state
- Gesture recognition for sign language (AR) in e-services
- Voice-based identity verification tests for identification solutions
- Speech synthesis for ensuring integrity and authenticity
- Use of artificial intelligence in e-services (propose your own topic)
- Implementation tools for more efficient bureaucracy
You are not limited to these suggestions - if you have another innovative solution in mind, it's more than welcome!
Why should you participate?
- By participating, you get a chance to contribute to the development of Estonia's digital state alongside your team. Your ideas will reach industry specialists, potentially shaping the future of Estonia's digital society.
- This meaningful and practical two-day event comes with mentorship by digital experts.
- Participation is free! Additionally, during the two days, a comfortable atmosphere, catering, and an exciting and engaging program are ensured for you and your team.
- The best team will be awarded €5000, and special prizes selected by the jury will also be awarded.
What type of background are we looking for from you?
For us, it is important that you are interested in contributing to the development of the digital state which involves interdisciplinary backgrounds in IT, social sciences, healthcare, public administration, and more!. Through digital technology, we can advance various sectors in the country, which is why students from different study programs and fields are welcome to participate.
Registration is open until October 6 at 23:59. You can register with or without a team.
NOTE! LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE – REGISTER FAST! 💥