Objectives of the hackathon

The Himaya Innov’Days 2024 Hackathon aims to bring together creative minds and enthusiasts in advanced technologies with the aim to design innovative solutions and applications, which will aim to improve disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Its main objectives are:

  • Drive innovation by bringing together creative minds to solve complex disaster management problems;
  • Foster interdisciplinary and cross-sectional collaboration to develop innovative solutions for emergency situations;
  • Develop functional prototypes and practical and operational ideas to address the specific challenges of disaster management;
  • Create an environment conducive to learning, experimentation and development of concrete and functional solutions dedicated to disaster management;
  • Encourage entrepreneurship and advance ideas and support initiatives that have a positive impact on society in the field of civil protection.

Technologies of interest

  • Artificial Intelligence (machine learning, deep learning, generative AI, etc.);
  • Mobile applications and digital platforms for coordination and communication between disaster management actors;
  • Advanced networks: IoT, 5G, ad hoc networks, remote sensing, etc;
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS);
  • Open Source/Open Data/Open Innovation;
  • Social networks, sentiment analysis and crowdsourcing;
  • Evacuation and rescue systems;
  • Big Data Analytics and Data Mining ;
  • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Extended Reality;
  • Simulation of the effects of natural and technological disasters (forest fires, floods, earthquakes, technological hazards, etc.);
  • Disaster modeling and simulation;
  • Autonomous vehicles (drones) and robots;
  • Remote Sensing and Satellite Imagery;
  • Early warning systems;
  • Digital twins.

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