SHack Vienna 2020

WSA will travel to Vienna from October 15-17, 2020* to organize the SHack Vienna, a social hackathon with the purpose of planning, designing and creating prototypes of smart digital solutions that tackle societal challenges …  in just 48 hours!

40-60 enthusiastic participants and 10 renowned international experts are invited to get together in the capital of Austria to meet and interact on eye-level and impact society. It is a two-day boot camp for change-makers!

*Due to the current situation, please note that there might be changes in the dates, we will keep you updated!

Who is it for?

Everybody with a passion for improving society is welcome to the SHack! 40-60 participants (18–30 yrs) will get the chance to meet international experts, benefit from workshops and develop projects that impact society.

The SHack Vienna is for:

Open Minds

Contribute and make an impact!

  • Generate a concept on the spot and form a team
  • Or join an existing team and help others improve society


You have an idea or concept and want to make it reality?

  • Interact and learn from experts
  • Find like minded people to work on your idea
  • Make a prototype


For people with an existing prototype, project or start-up

  • Advance your project technically
  • Develop your business
  • Scale-up and internationalize

Your benefits

Participants will dive into the weekend by meeting and networking with other participants and experts in person!

They will apply their knowledge and expertise on real-life cases. Get to know and be inspired by international start-ups and innovative projects.

And most importantly, with the input from international expert coaches, they will develop solutions that impact society!

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