24 - 26 June Limassol, Cyprus

#letshackinghack

Half a decade of coding.

Over the past four years, we introduced the first hackathon in Cyprus. We went from teaching people in Cyprus about the meaning of the word "hackathon", to being the organisers of the most anticipated weekend of hacking on hardware, mobile and the web.


For our 5th anniversary, we are revisiting CUT where it all began! Come join us for a celebratory hackathon where you'll get the chance to tinkle with awesome hardware, meet techies like you from all around Europe, build awesome stuff and of course have some birthday cake!


What to expect

130+

Attendees

130+ creative developers, designers and ideators

Limitless Hacking

50+ hours of hacking, designing, tinkering and making awesome things.

We provide

We'll provide food, drinks, lots of Wiiings, energy, swag and internet.

You need

Bring your laptop, creativity and skills and make that idea out of the back of your head into bytes and pixels!

Awesome Hardware

We are bringing some of the latest and coolest hardware available.

The Schedule

Our Judges

Alexis Piperidis
Alexis
Piperides
Cofounder
Proto.io

Alexis is co-founder and CEO of Proto.io, the leading mobile app prototyping platform. Alexis is a UX design enthusiast and an advocate of new faster product lifecycles through prototyping and other innovative processes. He has been building software for the last 20 years and is involved in several UX design projects while acting as a product manager at Proto.io.

Alexis Piperidis
Constantinos
Evangelou
Cofounder
Comit

Constantinos is the co-founder of COMIT Solutions Ltd. He is a Networking and Voice solutions professional, experienced at designing, deploying, migrating and supporting bespoke, large scale, critical, multi-site solutions across the world.

Alexis Piperidis
Ioannis
Stavrinides
Technical Evangelist
Microsoft

Ioannis Stavrinides is a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft Cyprus . He has more than 10 years of professional experience in programming, architecture and systems integration. He specializes in .Net development platforms, Microsoft SQL Server and Cloud technologies on Microsoft Azure.

Alexis Piperidis
Kyriakos
Toumbas
Cofounder
Pixel Actions

Kyriakos Toumbas is the co-founder and lead developer at Pixel Actions, a boutique web development agency. He is a hardcore Software Engineer with an extensive experience in web development. A two-times hackathon winner, Kyriakos is a member of the of the hack{cyprus} organising committee.

Alexis Piperidis
Nearchos
Paspallis
Assistant Professor
UCLan Cyprus

Nearchos Paspallis is an assistant professor at UCLan Cyprus. He is a high tech enthusiast and loves teaching how to build cool mobile apps .

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Register

Free stuff ? Yep.

3 month Free Membership for Proto.io
$100 Azure Credit vouchers for the first 25 teams to sign up.

The Prizes

{001} Place
5 x Parrot Mini Drones

1 x Proto.io annual Startup subscription

1 x SAP Education E-Learning Course
(SAP01E SAP Overview)

1 x Estimote Development Kit
{010} Place
1 x Proto.io annual Freelance subscription

1 x Estimote Development Kit

{011} Place
1 x Proto.io annual Freelance subscription

1 x Estimote Development Kit

Best Hardware
1 x Arduino Development Kit

6 Months membership to Limassol Hackerspace

Our Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors and partners below, we're able to run Hack{Cyprus} for free.



Hacking Wings
provided by

Supporters



The Rules

You can design, sketch and conceptualise beforehand, but all code must be fresh.

You're welcome to come with a team or form a team on the day.Your team must be a maximum of 5 people.

You will have full ownership & IP of whatever you build.

Choose a good problem to solve or build something really awesome. Have fun!

FAQs

24 June - 26 June 2016

Hackathons are events where people compete to build interesting technical projects in just over 36 hours. People come together, form teams, brainstorm, share ideas, and help each other build awesome things. All skill levels are highly welcome, so don't be intimidated if you don't feel your coding is up to scratch.

Yes! Thanks to our amazing sponsors we will be offering meals, snacks and drinks to everyone.

Everyone is welcome! As long as you are ready to bring your awesome idea to life and follow our simple guidelines you are good to come!

The schedule can be found here.

You're welcome to make a team before the event, but loads of people come without a team. At the start of the event, we'll help everyone find a team. One of the best things about hackathons is meeting hackers from all over the country.

Hack{Cyprus} Hackathons is organised by the Cypriot Enterprise Link.

The Venue

  • Cyprus University of Technology
    Tassos Papadopoulos Building
    Limassol Cyprus