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Over a periode of three weeks the teams produced solutions ranging from measuring pH levels and chalking rivers for fishermen, to means of visualising air quality.
- Inviting professionals to a hackathon is a new approach for our cities, said Årstein Skjæveland from Gjesdal municipality. - But we need to think fresh and challenge ourselves to come up with the best solutions for our citizens, he added.
Skjæveland sat in the jury alongside his colleagues from the cities of Stavanger, Sandnes and Sola.
Evry, won the competition with a device designed to nudge people into taking the bus, cycle or walk to work rather than drive. Hear Business Advisor from Evry, Gina Husebø explain the concept in this video:
Future Energy Hack - greener spaces & places truly demonstrated the spirit of cooperation in the Stavanger region. A total of 15 professionals from both the private and public sector came together to challenge and mentor at a hackathon organised over a full weekend.
We work on a wide range of projects within our four focus areas.
Nine partners from academia, the public sector and private companies have come together to challenge and mentor students in a hackathon.