SOFTPRO company took part in the

SOFTPRO company took part in the "Hackathon of Ideas" in Nikopol

This week ended a three-day "Hackathon of Ideas" in Nikopol. The theme: "Introduction, development and creation of new services for the city based on geoportal subsystems".

The event was part of a competition for innovative IT projects based on open data called Open Data Challenge, an initiative of Meet and Code, which aims to promote programming and information technology.

During the three days (23, 25 and 27 January) at "Hakaton of ideas" Nikopol residents — students, businessmen and activists — were working with the city's geoportal, updated within the framework of the EU Anti-Corruption Initiative in Ukraine.

The main purpose of the event is to generate ideas for new geoportal subsystems, such as “Availability of drugs and medical services“ and “Utility Map“. 

With them citizens of Nikopol will participate in the “Open Data Campus. Services for the City”. It is a two-day open data training course, the best participants of which will receive funding for projects. The event is supported by the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine within the framework of the USAID / Uk Aid project TAPAS Project / Transparency and Accountability in Government and Services, which will be held on February 1 in Mariupol.

As technical executors of the project, to advise citizens on technical issues of development the event was attended by mentors and technical executors of the project — GIS specialists SOFTPRO.

See photos from the hackathon in the gallery below.

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