A 3-days event for people with interests in the sphere of software development, design, information technology and innovative products will be held in Burgas from 13th till 15th October. Organized by University "Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov", with the support of Municipality of Burgas, regional institutions and leading companies in the IT sector, Hackathon-Burgas's goal is to gather together at one place designers, entrepreneurs, and programmers who will suggest and start the development of an idea for a software product, applicable to the Smart City concept.
The main aim of the event is to stimulate the contemporary technologies application in people's everyday life in the city of Burgas. Teams of students with knowledge in the information technology field will be eligible for participation, expected to create and develop a "Smart City Burgas" application pilot version. In this way the hackathon will give an important contribution to the IT community development in the city. Additional expected effect is the creation of teams of people who complement themselves with knowledge and skills, in order to continue the project work after the end of the event too.
All teams taking participation in Hackathon-Burgas will be granted with rewards and special surprises, with a total amount of the prize fund over 5,000 leva, from a number of sponsors such as: TechnoLogica, Musala Soft, ERP Bulgaria, ScaleFocus, Sutherland, "Virgin Mary" Hospital, ICT Cluster Burgas, Codific, JSOFT, EPAM, Bulgarian Outsourcing Association and Komplex 2000.
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