EOVation Hackathon: Bio-Nexus Is the Winning Team!
Congratulations to the Bio-Nexus’ technical team from the Czech Republic for winning 1st prize at EOVation City & Climate! This Hackathon for Innovation – organized by business incubator ESA BIC Prague in partnership with IBM – was held on 16-17 March in the Czech Republic.
Bio-Nexus’ unparalleled enthusiasm, innovative approach and excellent professional background in ICT, Geomatics, and Remote Sensing led to its success on the front lines as it beat out 7 other highly qualified technical teams in this intense competition.
The goal of the competition is to identify solutions to problems related to climate change – to make global cities cleaner, healthier, safer and more prosperous. Guidelines of the competition include creating a business-friendly prototype within 24 hours; using satellite and climate data in services/products to help cities adapt to climate change; and pitching the prototype in less than 7 minutes to an international jury of experts.