The preparation, organisation and realisation of Hackathon type of activities shall be supported. The main objective is to generate ideas for potential Innovation Experiments that can then be realised by related teams and that go beyond initial conceptual implementations. Generally, such activities shall facilitate networking of organisations and individuals, aim at the mobilisation of talent and enable the realisation of digital innovations that address current challenges, opportunities and threats.
Key examples of such activities, preferably realised by DIHs to strengthen their innovation services, are:
The role of DIH(s) with related innovation services can be central in this type of activities for community building, strategy development, project development and provision of technology infrastructure.
Digital Innvoation Hubs
Digital innovation challenges
Provision of Technological and scientific infrastructure