World Port Hackathon Prizes
Solving real challenges straight from the industry, amaze the port community with your results, and co-create the port of the future. At the World Port Hackathon we provide the scene which creates the first step for you to develop your results and contribute to the port of the future!
Besides this eco-system with interesting opportunities for you to develop your hackathon result further in terms of starting your business, showing your expertise, building your network, and/or finding an internship, we have also some great prizes to win!
We have 3 main categories:
- World Port Hackathon prizes
- Research prizes
- Business prizes
1. #WPH2017 prizes
1st prize € 1.500,-
The first prize is for the overall best idea. The following criteria apply:
- The potential of the idea (port context, usability & economics)
- How innovative is the idea? (originality & uniqueness)
- The actual use of technology & data (programming & data-sets)
2nd prize € 500,-
The second prize is for the most innovative and disruptive idea. The following criteria apply:
- Envisioning the future
- Persuasion power of the idea/story
- A ‘roadmap’ how to achieve this future
2. Research prizes
SmartPort prize: € 1000,-
Next to the official World Port Hackathon prizes there are more prizes to win. These prizes will be independently reviewed and awarded.
The Smart Port prize is €1.000,- in cash and support on researching your ideas. This could for example be graduation, promotion, or an internship for the further research and development of your idea. You will be coached and supported by professionals from the academic and port industry.
3. Business prizes
Discovery Day Tickets & LaunchLab Ticket
Yes!Delft is offering Discovery Day tickets and a LaunchLab ticket. The Yes!Delft prizes support you to transform your idea into business. Discovery Day is an one-day event where you will be coached by entrepreneurs to bring your idea to the next level. If your idea is really outstanding, you can win a ticket for participation in the LaunchLab. This ticket has a value equivalent to €15.000.
Venture Café Pitches
Venture Café will invite the best teams to join their Thursday gathering on 14 September where your solutions will be connected and shared with people from the industry.
If your solution is ready for the market, PortXL will invite you to take part in their program. PortXL offers you coaching & office to get your first clients and develop your business model.
MPA Smart Port Challenge
MPA Singapore and Port of Rotterdam developed a common challenge for the Smart Port Challenge from Singapore. During the Hackathon MPA Singapore is present to scout potential solution, and who knows, you will be invited to come over to Singapore!