Supporting the action of Crowdpolicy, IST has provided full scholarship for a Master’s degree for the 2015-2016 academic year, to one of the winners of SETE TOURISM CROWDHACKATHON competition. The winner one of the Master’s available in collaboration with London South Bank University.
The weekend 17 and 18 Octomber 2015 was dedicated to open innovation, computer science, entrepreneurship and tourism. Crowdpolicy in collaboration with SETE organized a marathon aiming at the development of tourism applications held with success Crowdpolicy and SETE.
Participated in this innovative Hackathon 24 teams consisting of developers, graphic designers, business analysts and marketing/business executives with a view to developing a reliable and innovative application, 35 mentors, all successful in their field, were by the side of competitors, giving them directions and guidelines throughout the whole hackathon.
All the teams had less than 36 hours to develop applications associated with the tourism field. In this important attempt Mr Eleutherios A. Papathanasiou the Rector of IST, had an active role as one of the judges and so did Mr Dimitris Iracleous, programme tutor of the Computer Science Department at IST as mentor of the teams.