The World's Leading Design Hackathon Is Here.

8.10 - 10.10.2021 in Klaus K Hotel Helsinki
Want to learn about design thinking and teamwork? Be part of an unforgettable event where you get to be creative, network with amazing people and solve real life problems? Enjoy delicious free food and compete for money prizes?

Dash Hack is an event for you.
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What is Dash Hackathon?

Dash Hackathon is a weekend-long hackathon event that brings together the brightest students, graduates and professionals from the fields of design, business, and tech among many others to solve real-life business challenges with a design thinking mindset. We take a multidiciplanary approach to our partner’s challenge by putting the participants into teams of four.

When?

Application Period

15.9.2021 - 21.9.2021

Virtual Preparation Event

3.10.2021

Dash Hackathon Event

8.10 - 10.10.2021

Who is Dash Hack for?

Participants

Anyone can apply to participate in Dash Hackathon as long as they are eager to learn, apply their skills and collaborate with people from different backgrounds & skillset. Previously we have had participants from bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, recent graduates or even those who already have more experience. You can classify yourself as a designer, UX designer, interior designer, arhitect,  finance student, computer science student, civil engineering, international business expert, accountant, law student - to just give you examples of variety of participants we have had prviously.

Partners

Our partners come from variety of industries and provide participants with exiting challenges, all from a very different angel. Our previous year’s partners include for example F-Secure, Fazer, Neste, Tikkurila, EA, Citycon, Finavia and Vaisala.

Organizers

Our lovely Dash volunteer team composes, similar to participants, students from various backgrounds who are all eager to learn from each other, develop their skills, get experience and, most importantly, make life-long memoriez. Anyone can join with our team - most of the students have started off as Dash Hackathon participants but we also have students who have first joined as a volunteer.

Program

Friday

14:00 - 15:00

15:30 - 16:00

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Doors Open & Sign In

Opening Ceremony

Hacking

*Mentors and company representatives will not be available on Friday.

Saturday

08:00 - 12:00

12:00 - 13:00

13:00 - 17:30

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16:30 - 18:30

Hacking

Lunch

Hacking

Hacking (Mentors Unavailable)

Meditation session with Revive*

*Mentors and company representatives will be available on Saturday from 8 - 17:30 (except during lunch)
*Meditation session is not mandatory. Book your session through the Brella patform.

Sunday

08:00 - 12:00

12:00

12:00 - 13:00

13:00 - 16:00

16:00 - 17:00

17:00 - 18:00

Hacking

Deadline for submission

Lunch break

Pitching

Evaluating and judging

Closing ceremony

*Mentors and company representatives will be available from 08:00 - 12:00

Challenges

Challenge 1

What would a digital health service for the future generation look like?

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Challenge 2

How to improve safety in and around Kalmar equipment and their operation environment?

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Location

Dash Hackathon 2021 will be held at the prestigious Klaus K hotel, a four star hotel located right in the heart of Helsinki.

You can get to the hotel with trams 1, 3 and 6. Check detailed itinirery from HSL:s Reittiopas application.

Address: Bulevardi 2, 00120 Helsinki

Psst... Go check our main page to read the Dash Story and get to know our different projects!

Are you ready for Dash Hack 2021? Apply now!

Want to learn about design thinking and teamwork?

Be part of an unforgettable event where you get to be creative, network with amazing people and solve real life problems? Enjoy delicious free food and compete for money prizes?

Dash Hack is an event for you. Apply now!

Click Here to Apply

Photos from Dash 2020