We are looking for solutions in a wide array of topics - to
give you some inspiration we’ll bring out a few problem
statements, however there will also be more specific
challenges from our partners to be announced:
- How to create revenues from production residues or to
avoid them in the first place? How could we remove
non-degradable waste from nature and give them a new
life? How to improve current waste management systems?
(Less than 30% of Estonia’s waste is recycled, 70% of
- What could be the eco-friendlier future materials?
How to make better product design so they would last
according to their need and be recycled more easily after
their use? How to improve reuse, repair, disassembly and
durability of products? What are the new service-based
business models for under-used items?
- How to raise people’s awareness and enable them to
make sustainable choices? What could be new
public-private initiatives to boost circular thinking?
How to apply more public pressure to companies and
governments to act more sustainably? How can Tallinn city
enable or help these initiatives?
- How to use digital solutions and data management to
tackle the aforementioned questions? What can be
measured, tracked, optimized, made more efficient?
More challenges to be added!
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
We are welcoming everyone! It doesn’t matter if you are a
professional expert, citizen, student, entrepreneur or
innovator... All great ideas will find the spot at
Climathon Hackathon. Come with an idea or join the team!
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
- Kick-start your idea, find additional like-minded
people to your team, receive feedback from experts, and
get useful connections for the future.
- Top 3 will receive 3 months of post-programme
mentoring and get the possibility to race in the
Climathon Global Awards ceremony.
- Possibility to join our accelerator (run by Beamline)
with further mentoring and funding.
- Possibility to pilot your idea with Tallinn City or
HOW CAN YOU ATTEND?
It doesn’t matter if you are coming together with your team
or as an individual. Join us!
SPEAKERS, AGENDA, MENTORS & JURY tbc.
SPONSORED BY ERGO
We are extremely thankful for Ergo Insurance Estonia to
sponsor this year’s Climathon and directly support the
climate innovation initiatives that can come out of this
event! Climate heroes!!
SPONSORED BY TALLINN CITY
BROUGHT TO LIFE BY EIT CLIMATE-KIC
EIT Climate-KIC is Europe’s leading climate innovation
initiative. It’s a knowledge and innovation community,
working towards a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient
society founded on a circular, zero-carbon economy.
Climate-KIC brought the Climathon to life and runs it
globally through local organisers.
ORGANIZED BY CLEANTECH ESTONIA
Cleantech Estonia is an Estonian non-profit that supports
and funds early stage green technology startups, advances
environmental education and supports energy experts.
Cleantech Estonia is Estonia’s local Climathon organiser.