The new digital age is looking for new ideas that will improve our lives COSMOTE, through the innovation marathon competition, COSMOTE HACKATHON 1. The application for participation is made exclusively through www.cosmotehackathon.gr until April 14.
The 1o COSMOTE HACKATHON aimed at people who specialize in programming, design, communication, and / or entrepreneurship. Utilizing all available new technologies, participants are invited to present a complete, user-friendly, standard technology solution for communication in the new digital age.
"In our country there are many people with talent, knowledge and love for technology. They give each other excellent ideas. Most, no one learns. With the marathon innovation contest COSMOTE HACKATHON, we want to give them the opportunity to share their ideas for the future with people who really want to hear them, and why not, take advantage of them. Why in COSMOTE "We believe we can build a better world for all with technology and innovation." Chief Officer Of Operations & Information Systems of OTE Group, Mr. George Athanasopoulos.
The competition is organized in cooperation with the Athens University of Economics and Business and the ACEin Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Those interested can register individually or as a group of 2-5 people. The applications will be evaluated by a special committee, composed of its executives COSMOTE and academics, which will qualify the participants in the second phase. After the second round of evaluation, the participants who will take part, in groups, in the final phase of the COSMOTE HACKATHON, on May 13 & 14, at OTE Academy.
In the framework of the two-day innovation festival, participants will be invited to work for 24 hours in a specially designed space to complete and submit their proposal. Specialized mentors from the business and academic community will be there to support teams, offering practical advice and guidance.
A special committee will nominate three winning teams. 1 team will receive € 5.000 cash prize, 2 team will win advanced technology gifts from GERMANOS stores and 3 Group GERMANOS gift vouchers. Regardless of the committee's choices, a team will be selected by the Athens University of Economics and Business to attend an integrated six-month seminar of personalized counseling and mentoring at the OPC Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center.