Application and eligibility
a) The candidate teams shall be formed by 3 to 6 students of Universities or Polytechnic Institutes, in which at least two must be from technological courses. The team may include two elements that do not attend higher education, provided they are not employees (professors or employees) of the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar or any of the organizations or companies that are part of the jury.
b) The application of each candidate team must include a summary of the project proposal, which must be focused on one of the challenges presented in the challenges section of the event website www.cityhack.ipt.pt .
c) Applications can be made by filling the form available on the website www.cityhack.ipt.pt.
d) Proposals for challenges that are not presented on the website are eligible, as long as they have social impact.
e) Applications will be pre-selected, highlighting the relevance and scope of the proposed project, and considering a clear social impact.
f) Individual candidates will be supported in the formation of a team to participate in the event. Individual applications must indicate in which challenge they wish to participate.
g) Prior to the event there will be an Ideation session recommended to registered teams. Details of this session is available at the event website in the ideation section.
Event venue and infrastructures
a) It will take place in the Complexo da Levada, in the city of Tomar, on May 11-12, 2019. The organization can change the event venue, however it must be always in the city of Tomar, in that case all the registered teams must be informed by e-mail and on the website.
b) Participants agree that CityHack facilities and infrastructures will be used exclusively for the event.
c) Participants must provide the technology-related equipment as well as the software they may require for the development of ideas in the competition (ex .: portable computer, IDE, etc.).
d) The teams will follow up with expert mentors on the themes corresponding to the indicated challenges.
a) The Jury will be composed by a representative of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the President of the Municipality of Tomar, the President of the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar and representatives of the partners.
b) Technical advice will be provided to the jury by mentors and by professors of the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar.
1.st award - 2.000,00 Euros
2.nd award - 1.000,00 Euros
3.rd award - 500,00 Euros
Evaluation and criteria
a) The evaluation of the work will be performed in two stages: pitch and final presentation.
b) During the event, all teams will present a pitch with the summary of their work, this will be done in a schedule and duration to be determined.
c) Mentors will select 5 teams for final presentation.
d) From the 5 pre-selected teams by mentors for final presentation, the jury will award the first, second and third places.
e) For the selection of the 5 finalist teams and of the three awarded places, the evaluation criteria, all with the same weighting, will be as follows:
Terms of participation
a) For the application and participation in this initiative, participants agree to the following conditions:
Idea property ownership
Doubts and suggestions