Hackathon: Digital Fabrication for a Circular Economy


25/09/2023 - 29/09/2023    
09:00 - 19:00


Tipo de evento

Send an e-mail to fablab@ciecmadrid.es and upload your application.

Waste from different human activities and industries have become a growing problem throughout the world. Its dumping in landfills and proper management that allows recycling is a complicated but necessary task. Within the philosophy of the circular economy, waste becomes a new resource.

We propose a hackathon aimed at students of EELISA universities that reflects how digital manufacturing can contribute to the development of the circular economy.

The week-long hackathon will immerse students in a dynamic and challenging multicultural  environment, where they will collaborate throughout the day to innovate, create, and solve  the specific problems announced, while fostering a spirit of fun and camaraderie. It will take place at FabLab CIEC (Innovation Center of Circular Economy) in Madrid. The Center is a  Madrid City Council project, and its main goal is to transform the Madrid economy from a linear model to a circular one.

Before the hackathon, the organizers will adeptly assign the selected students to diverse  workgroups, tailored to the chosen topics. There will be at least one previous week to prepare  for the hackathon during which, working groups, may propose a project and develop the  design and the technical details. In the hackathon week the projects are going to finish the  development phase and the prototypes of the different proposals are going to be manufactured with digital tools.  

On the last day of the hackathon, a jury will assess the projects and later there will be an awards ceremony, dinner, and party. 

Para suscribirte a nuestra newsletter, rellena el formulario a continuación

Gracias por tu interés en el Programa de apoyo a la Formación del CIEC MADRID. Te enviaremos un correo con más información.