“Hack the Camp” Winners Present their Innovative Solutions to Refugee Challenges. Teams “RefuGR” (Refugees in Greece مهاجرین دریونان), Refergon and Taproot Design present their projects on Thursday, June 1st 2017 at 7:00pm at an invitation-only event for hackathon participants, mentors, press and select guests in Impact Hub Athens. During the five months that followed the[…]
Taproot Members Dimitris Morakis (Industrial Designer) and Voula Germanakou Kopsini (Filmmaker) together with Eirini Gkeli (Industrial Designer) teamed up during the the Hackathon on refugees and Integration Challenges #HackTheCamp, that took place in Impact Hub Athens on December 2016, winning the 3rd prize with our mobile water supply unit (WALY). Our goal was to create[…]
We’ve just got back from our last #peacehack of 2016, which took place at Impact Hub in Athens between 2-4 December. Check out our gallery to see our teams in action.
The finalist for the second part of “Hack the Camp” in Athens have been announced We were inundated with great ideas and the selection panel had a hard time selecting the final ideas to go forward. The selected ideas are: Autonomous Water Supply: A portable water supply system, which can provide better hygiene for those[…]
Παρακολουθήσαμε τον hackathon στη Διπλάρειο Σχολή που φιλοδοξεί να δώσει τεχνοκρατικές λύσεις στα προβλήματα του προσφυγικού με την ενεργή συμμετοχή των ίδιων των προσφύγων. 06.11.2016 Φωτογραφίες: Γεράσιμος Δομένικος / FOSPHOTOS Το Hack the Camp δεν είναι κάτι συνηθισμένο. Είναι ένας hackathon, μια συγκέντρωση δηλαδή προγραμματιστών, ειδικών περί λογισμικού και άλλων που καταχρηστικά αποκαλούμε “hackers” που προσπαθούν δουλεύοντας εντατικά[…]
How can we improve living conditions for refugees? How can the access reliable information on their legal status?What kind of apart unities are available or can be created for refugees? How can we tap on the many skills that moving populations bring with them? How can populations in transit and local populations come closer and[…]
We’ve just returned from our latest #peacehack, this time in Athens in collaboration with the US Embassy in Greece, Impact Hub Athens and the Onassis Cultural Center, to use technology and creativity to help alleviate and address some of the issues around the influx of refugees into Greece, which has become the major entry point[…]