#EUvsVirus Hackathon, 24 – 26 April 2020

The European Commission and EU member states have launched a call for participation in a pan-European Hackathon to connect innovators, partners and buyers across Europe to develop innovative solutions to coronavirus.

The #EUvsVirus Hackathon, led by the European Innovation Council, is set for 24, 25 and 26 April. It is structured around the key problems that need short-term solutions in relation to the novel coronavirus.

The challenges to be hacked during #EUvsVirus Hackathon are:

  • health and life
  • business continuity
  • remote working and education
  • social & political cohesion
  • digital finance
  • other challenges.

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European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel said:

“This pan-European hackathon is an example of how Europe can come together in times of crisis.  It’s inspiring to witness this show of solidarity by our community of innovators. Our most talented minds will do their best to find solutions to coronavirus and support our citizens. This is European innovation in action.”

All 27 EU Member States are taking part as well as Norway, Israel, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The winning solutions will be invited to join a European Innovation Council Platform that will facilitate connections with end users (e.g. hospitals) and provide access to investors, foundations and other funding opportunities from across the European Commission.

Can you hack it?

Register now on the EUvsVirus Hackathon website  to be part of the solution!

Transylvania Mountain Festival is a civil society partner association of the EUvsVirus Hackathon, communicating news and information about this unprecedented project.

Romania has currently a representation of more than 730 participants and still growing. Up to this moment 37 Romanian NGO’s have joined the Hackathon.


Ateliere fara Frontiere

Pro Democracy Association

French-Romanian Chamber of Commerce

National Coalition for Development of Romania – ICT Taskforce

ADR Centru (regional development agency)

Funky Citizens

Active Watch

Foundation for Open Society Development

ADR North East (regional development agency)

National Council of Private SMEs

Asociatia pentru Sanatate si Longevitate-Association for Health and Longevity

Te Miri Ce

Danube Engineering Hub Cluster

Fundatia Comunitara Banatul Montan

Civitas Foundation for Civil Society – Cluj-Napoca Branch

ROVEST Cluster


Asociatia Lumea lui Alexandru


Create Change

Transylvania Mountain Festival

North-East Digital Innovation Hub ˝Digital Innovation Zone˝

Asociatia Coder Dojo Bucuresti

Liver Research Club (LIREC)

Asociatia E-team Psychology

Open Knowledge Association



Open Source Covid-19 Medical Supplies Romania

TechHub Bucharest

Tehimpuls Association

North-East Digital Innovation Hub ˝Digital Innovation Zone˝

ASCPD – Romanian Association of Privacy and Data Protection Specialits


Dan Voiculescu Foundation for Romania’s Development

Te Miri Ce