Cybersecurity Innovations Hackathon will be held in Ukraine to support cybersecurity solutions

Yesterday, July 10, the registration for the Cyberseсurity Innovations Hackathon started, aiming to find solutions to protect the energy sector, business, and other industries from cyber threats. Specialists are invited to join, according to the head of the Ministry of Statistics, Mykhailo Fedorov.

Registration will continue until August 1via the registration form. The final will be held on August 10, the winners will receive grants for the further launch and development of projects. The result of the team’s work can be a presentation of ideas, own technological solutions, demo-prototypes, entire services, applications or platforms.

Who can participate?

Both individual specialists and whole teams are invited to join, including:

  • developers, engineers, and network architects;
  • cyber security specialists, researchers and scientists;
  • students, graduates, and young specialists in the technological and cyber security fields;
  • specialists with experience in the energy sector;
  • startup founders, project and product managers.

Participants are encouraged to start with new ideas and projects, but you can also join with existing ones.

About Cybersecurity Innovations Hackathon:

The Cybersecurity Innovation Hackathon will be held in a hybrid format with an online part for teamwork and an offline final on August 10 in Kyiv.

The hackathon implements the largest European IT competition DEV Challenge with the assistance of the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and the support of the USAID Project “Cybersecurity of Critically Important Infrastructure of Ukraine”. The Hackathon supports the Ukrainian Startup Fund and the first innovation park UNIT.City.

Additionally, in June 2024, Open Data Hackathon was held in Kyiv with the support of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, the “Support for Digital Transformation” project with the support of USAID and UK Dev, as well as the executive partner SocialBoost. Winners received a prize of $143,000.