The event National Ukrainian Hackathon on Agrarian Innovations occurred in the format of 48 hours without cessations, from Friday evening to Sunday evening. This approach has already worked well in the world, so only a few minor adjustments were implemented according to the technicalities of the event. That is, teams could work through the nights, and were allowed to drop out and lightly refresh in shower or by taking a nap. During those nights, there were the dare-devils challenging unstoppable approach in the Microsoft Ukraine office, which kindly hosted the trendsetters of the agrarian sector.
Worth noting, it was the second in succession Hackathon organized by the association of AgTech Ukraine and InVenture Investment Group, for promoting homemade agricultural technologies.
Location: Central office of Microsoft Ukraine / 1991 Open Data Incubator
Number of Participants: 158
Number of teams (those reaching finals): 25
Attendants: > 350
Sponsors: Syngenta, IoT Hub, Kyivstar, Data Group, Volynska Fondova Companiya (Volyn Securities House), Doshka.io, AB-soft
Partners: Microsoft, Intel, PepsiCo, Traction Camp, InVenture Investment Group, DroneUa, EBA, FeelGoodLabs, E-volution, eMagicOne, Innotech, Proffstore, AgroPort, Hi-Tech Agro, CIS Events Group, GDG Kyiv, DOT__DOT, Kyiv National Economic University, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
Media: AgTech Association, ZERNO, AgroNews, DOU, IT Ukraine, UVCA, DIYA, InVenture, Digital Future, Brain Basket Foundation, Odessa IT Cluster, Kharkiv IT Cluster, Kyiv Hi-Tech Cluster, Monsanto, Teplichne Gospodarstvo (Greenhouse Business), Difco International, Prima Veritas, Club of Exporters, Prog.kiev.ua, Top Events, Schast`e HUB, UATV.