Solve the SDGs returns — now on two continents

Solve the SDGs is a hackathon where we work together towards a better tomorrow by creating solutions for reaching the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This year, Solve the SDGs is organized simultaneously in Finland, Uganda, and Tanzania, enabling intercontinental collaboration and new perspectives to familiar challenges.
Vibrant purple and red colored banner with a decorative logo for 'Solve the SDGs'.  The tagline reads 'Work together for a better tomorrrow'.

Solve the SDGs by Aalto Ventures Program and Junction makes a return on 31.3.–2.4.2023 in Finland, Uganda, and Tanzania! Sign up for the hackathon from 15.2.–17.3. 

The event brings together an international group of students, alumni and expert mentors to work on sustainable development goals for one weekend.

The theme of this year’s hackathon is working together for a better tomorrow. By combining forces with the global hubs and working in multidisciplinary teams, we can come up with unexpected solutions that help us take a step closer to reaching the SDGs.

Man with Solve the SDGs t-shirt in Startup Sauna

Last year, Solve the SDGs attracted over 200 participants from all over the world, almost a hundred of them physically at Startup Sauna. Together, the participants produced over 30 solutions for some of the world’s most pressing problems. 

The hackathon is open to everyone regardless of how far you're in your studies or what your field is, or if you're in university at all. Earlier hackathon or programming experience is not required — an interest in developing something new and towards sustainability is enough.

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