The world's first online hackathon to help fix the climate

  • ๐Ÿ—“ 2nd-30th August
  • ๐Ÿ† Prize value of $10k+
  • ๐ŸŒŽ Open to everyone
  • 2nd-30th August, Prize value of $10k+, Open to everyone
The Climate Fixathon - An online hackathon for makers to help fix the climate ๐Ÿ› ๐ŸŒŽ | Product Hunt Embed

What is a climate fixathon?

Itโ€™s a 4-week online hackathon for individuals or teams to use their tech skills to build and launch projects intended to help fix the climate.

What should
I make?

Any website, app or service that aims to help restore a safe climate for our planet.

At the end of the event a winner and runner up will be selected for each of our Fixathon awards. ๐Ÿ‘‰

  • ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ

    Awareness

    Most likely to raise awareness of climate breakdown.

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    Action

    Most likely to help people take action against climate breakdown.

  • ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ

    Facilitation

    Most likely to make climate breakdown related tech projects easier to create in the future.

What can I win?

If your project is selected as the winner of our Action, Awareness or Facilitation award youโ€™ll receive:

Winners Winners

$1,500

Cash for your team to spend

Runner ups Runner ups

$300

Cash for your team to spend

Want to take part in the Climate Fixathon?

Judges

Meet our panel of tech experts who will be responsible for selected the Fixathon winners.

  • Simon Collison

    Simon Collison

    Designer, writer, occasional speaker. Director of New Adventures @naconf.

    @colly
  • Anne-Laure Le Cunff

    Anne-Laure Le Cunff

    Founder Ness Labs, running MakerMag, ex Google and creator of #diversity30.

    @anthilemoon
  • Justin Jackson

    Justin Jackson

    Working with SaaS companies since 2008. Building Transistor.fm.

    @mijustin
  • Veni Kunche

    Veni Kunche

    Founder or Diversify Tech and Code With Veni. Sr. Software Engineer at USGS.

    @venikunche
  • Cennydd Bowles

    Cennydd Bowles

    Design, ethics, futures ยท Author of Future Ethics.

    @cennydd
  • Charli Prangley

    Charli Prangley

    Designer at ConvertKit. Co-host of the Design Life Podcast.

    @charliprangley
  • James Singleton

    James Singleton

    James is the author of ASP.NET Core 2 High Performance and he blogs at unop.uk.

    @shutdownscanner
  • Michelle Thorne

    Michelle Thorne

    Michelle leads Mozillaโ€™s Open Internet of Things Studio.

    @thornet
  • Fajar Siddiq

    Fajar Siddiq

    Serial Entrepreneur + Indie-Maker + Producer + Professional Yo-Yo Player.

    @fajarsiddiqfs
  • Charlie Gerard

    Charlie Gerard

    Front-end dev at Atlassian. Google Dev Expert in Web Tech and Mozilla Tech Speaker.

    @devdevcharlie
  • Chris Adams

    Chris Adams

    Co-organiser Climate Action Tech, director of the Green Web Foundation.

    @mrchrisadams
  • Catherine Friend

    Catherine Friend

    1password growth manager and ocean advocate.

    @cat__friend
  • Paras Chopra

    Paras Chopra

    Founder & Chairman of VWO, market-leading A/B testing and conversion optimization platform.

    @paraschopra

Sponsors ๐Ÿ™Œ

Our prizes would not be possible without the support of these awesome companies and makers.

Want to sponsor the Fixathon?

We're still on the lookout for more sponsors. If you'd like to get involved please send us a message.

Want to Take part?

Anyone from around the world can join the Climate Fixathon as an individual or as part of a team.

How to register your entry

The Climate Fixathon will be hosted on Makerlog - a platform for makers to develop and launch in the open.

To take part you must create a user account on Makerlog and register to attend the Climate Fixathon event by 23:59 PT on 1st August 2019.

Join with Makerlog:

Looking for team members?

Ask in the Impact Makers #meet-makers Slack channel or tweet with the hashtag #fixathonteamup.


Don't know what you're going to work on yet?

No problem! Please still register for the event. You can decide on your project later. Weโ€™ve created a Fixathon Project Inspiration page to help guide and inspire you. Hopefully, something you find will spark an idea.

To learn more read our FAQs.

Need inspiration?

Struggling to think of an idea to develop? Read our Fixathon Project Inspiration page or check out the climate breakdown root causes mind map below to spot a problem to solve.

Want to partcipate in the Fixathon?