L’Aquila Hackathon

13-15 June 2024

Schedule of the hackathon in local time in L’Aquila

Local host


ICONS is a private Italian group founded in 1999 that develops large-scale projects in the field of science, innovation, and culture.
ICONS is comprised of Fondazione ICONS, a rare example of a fully operational Italian foundation mainly operating in the field of European-funded research and at the heart of cultural philanthropic initiatives; and ICONS Ltd, a reputable consultancy providing high added value services in all areas of the group’s expertise, with a specific focus on business innovation strategy

Municipality of L’Aquila

L’Aquila, capital of Italy’s Abruzzo Region, is deeply engaged in climate action. As a Charter Signatory in the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change and part of the Twinning Programme with Drammen, Norway, the city actively addresses climate challenges. Initiatives include drafting a Mitigation and Adaptation Plan targeting emission reduction across key sectors. To offset remaining emissions, L’Aquila focuses on expanding urban forestry and green spaces, prioritizing nature-based solutions. Additionally, the city leads the Experimental Program for Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas and spearheads The Aterno River Contract, safeguarding water resources and promoting climate resilience.

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