BarcelonaTech's first collegiate Hackathon. 400 hackers. 36h. Dream it. Hack it. Ship it.

HackUPC is Spain's first Collegiate Hackathon, organised at BarcelonaTech's North Campus

Over 400 students from over 20 countries will gather for 36h of dreaming, hacking and shipping on anything and everything. All projects are welcome, mobile, hardware, web, you name it. Throughout the hackathon we'll have introductory talks for first time hackers as well as sponsor Tech Talks to help you out with your hacks!

Hacking starts at 12:00 AM on Saturday and end at 12:00 PM on Sunday. All submissions must be made through Devpost.

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Only hackers who recieved a ticket and confirmed attendance are eligible to participate in HackUPC. If you attended and hacked at HackUPC, then you are eligible to make a submission. 



Hack, submit to Devpost and show your work during demo time from 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM at the venue. Only hacks who do demo are elligible for prizes. Build something awesome.


Dario Nieuwenhuis

Dario Nieuwenhuis
CTO - Verse

Toby Oliver

Toby Oliver
CTO - Typeform

Nicolas Grenié

Nicolas Grenié
Hacker in residence - 3scale

Josep Sanjuas

Josep Sanjuas
CEO Polygraph

Josep Marc Mingot Hidalgo

Josep Marc Mingot Hidalgo
Data Scientist and Co-founder Arcvi

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Guillem Serra
CEO & Co-Founder Medipremium

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Does the hack do something new? Is it mindblowing?
  • Polish
    Does everything appear to work? Is it well designed? Is the user experience good?
  • Technical Difficulty
    How technically interesting or difficult is the hack? Were there geniune technical problems to overcome?
  • Usefulness
    Is it something people would actually use? Does it fulfill a real need?