SHack Vienna – the Social Hackathon

Become part of the network of entrepreneurs who care and join forces to create a better world.

From February 28 to March 2, 2019, EYA will come to Vienna with a new SHack (Social Hackathon), kindly hosted by The Austrian Federal Computing Centre (BRZ).

Together, participants will plan, design and create prototypes of smart digital solutions for societal challenges …  in just 48 hours!

SHack Vienna offers the full service combination of business coaching, technical support, financial know-how, gamification & user centered design with an international community of successful social entrepreneurs.

All in one place.

Who is it for? 

SHack Vienna is the place to be for developers, social innovators, entrepreneurs and students! Together you will create a solution that actually improves the lives of people.

It is the ultimate place to try yourself develop your skills.


Join forces to form an interdisciplinary team of changemakers!

What can you win?


The SHack is your gate to the international network of social entrepreneurs and changemakers in Europe and the MENA region! An international jury of outstanding experts from different fields will be there to select the best developed prototypes at the end. As prizes you can choose among the perfect starter package for your own start-up and a set of opportunities to connect internationally:


AWS First Pitch

Win a
“fast lane ticket”
to pitch directly to the AWS First jury
AWS Start-Up Lab


at one of the
AWS First Workshops
to develop your business model.

Social innovation voyage

Win a five day social innovation voyage and visit social innovators in Tunisia.


Tickets to Austria’s biggest Gov.Tech Event

Get in touch with politicians, public CIOs, innovation managers and start-ups.

Social Impact Weekend

Get connected at the Social Impact Weekend in the Impact Hub Vienna, conducted by Social Impact Award Austria.

Training Course

Win a ticket for the seven day training for social innovators in Skopje, Macedonia.

Who will support you?


Coaches of the EYA community and from various countries will be available for the participants, giving feedback and enriching project ideas with their expertise and experience.


Still wondering what the results of a Hackathon may look like?

Read more about 2018’s SHack in Salzburg and VR SHack in Budapest!

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