Tallinn University of Technology

We are excited to invite you to the Future City hackathon, which takes place from 23-25th October at TalTech Innovation and Business Center Mektory guided by the best mentors and experts in the field.

You have an opportunity to solve real-life future city challenges and develop solutions for the biggest Smart City campuses in Estonia – Tallinn University of Technology and Ülemiste City.

It is your chance to show your talent, build your skills, network with key experts of smart city, expand your horizon in the field and win valuable prizes. 

In addition, we are using the renowned Google Design Sprint method which helps you turn your ideas into prototypes and validate them with customers.  All that, just in three days. And of course, food and drinks – to stay sharp throughout the event!

7 challenges are waiting to be resolved! 

Solving the challenges of a future city requires different competencies: IT, construction and architecture, engineering, analytics, product design and visionaries, marketing, social sciences. You don’t have to be a pro in those areas. All you have to have is curiosity and the willingness to learn. If you recognized yourself, come to the Future City hackathon!


  • Future City is green and and waste free (Ülemiste City)
  • How to create urban-rural linkages by applying smart environmental solutions in the campus? (TalTech/Tehnopol)


  • Future City is involving (Ülemiste City)
  • How to attract more life and talent to TalTech-Tehnopol campus – people, business, activities and nature in a multipurpose environment? (TalTech/Tehnopol)


  • Future City is free of cars (Ülemiste City)
  • Future City bus stops are smart and user-friendly (Ülemiste City)
  • How to merge TalTech and Tehnopol campuses and create common multifunctional spaces? (TalTech/Tehnopol)

Read more about the challenges & select 3 of them you are most keen to solve. 

University and high school students from different fields - SIGN UP NOW, BECAUSE THE SPOTS ARE LIMITED!  Registration takes place: HERE

Registration is open until 10.10.

PS! The hackathon will be held in ENGLISH. 

Let's create a future smart city together!

For more information contact: kerje.kivinurm@taltech.ee  

Hackathon takes place in cooperation with Ülemiste City – the largest Smart City in the Baltics and privately owned business campus in Northen Europe.  
The project is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (Central Baltic Interreg Program 2014-2020).

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