World Port Hackathon 2017

Port of Rotterdam
Per 01 september 2017
Location: Rotterdam
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As a professional, you can apply your passion for technology into practice and showcase you talent. At the same time you will get to know the port industry and insight in new projects. You will get acces to relevant data, experts and technology!

As a start-up, you will get acces to an innovative and inspirational network of potential clients. Experience innovation in ports and develop your business!


As a student, you will meet new people, develop your personal skills and have a great day with an amazing energy. At the same time, you will be provided with the opportunity to look for internships, thesis, or PhD’s together with the WPH partners!

As a corporate team, you will be inspired by the innovation power of the event. You will get the opportunity to show your company what is possible. At the same time, future collaborations can be started to develop and create innovation together!

24-hour event

A Hackathon is a design sprint-like event, where programmers, designers, students, developers, and others create solutions for specific challenges in a short period of time.

The World Port Hackathon is a 24-hour event specifically focused on the port industry. Rising technologies, open data, big data, and IoT are used to solve real port challenges. It is up to you to take a nap during those 24 hours, or even go home for a shower.

This pressure cooker format often brings the most brilliant ideas to the table. During the event, we provide the right ‘scene’, including food, drinks, data, knowledge, technology, great companies, and of course, amazing energy!

Make it happen!

Envision and create; that’s what we do at the World Port Hackathon. A combination of the right energy, knowledge, environment, data, challenges, and so on, stimulates the creative mindset of people thereby resulting in ‘out-of-the-box’ innovative solutions. Or perhaps better said, we shape the boundaries of what’s possible within ‘the box’.

You will be inspired by what is possible. It is the whole event experience that fosters innovation in envisioning the future of ports.

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