The world's first online hackathon to help fix the climate
- 🗓 2nd-30th August
- 🏆 Prize value of $10k+
- 🌎 Open to everyone
- 2nd-30th August, Prize value of $10k+, Open to everyone
What is a climate fixathon?
It’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.
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. 👉
Most likely to raise awareness of climate breakdown.
Most likely to help people take action against climate breakdown.
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 you’ll receive:
Meet our panel of tech experts who will be responsible for selected the Fixathon winners.
Designer, writer, occasional speaker. Director of New Adventures @naconf.@colly
Anne-Laure Le Cunff
Founder Ness Labs, running MakerMag, ex Google and creator of #diversity30.@anthilemoon
Working with SaaS companies since 2008. Building Transistor.fm.@mijustin
Founder or Diversify Tech and Code With Veni. Sr. Software Engineer at USGS.@venikunche
Design, ethics, futures · Author of Future Ethics.@cennydd
Designer at ConvertKit. Co-host of the Design Life Podcast.@charliprangley
James is the author of ASP.NET Core 2 High Performance and he blogs at unop.uk.@shutdownscanner
Michelle leads Mozilla’s Open Internet of Things Studio.@thornet
Serial Entrepreneur + Indie-Maker + Producer + Professional Yo-Yo Player.@fajarsiddiqfs
Front-end dev at Atlassian. Google Dev Expert in Web Tech and Mozilla Tech Speaker.@devdevcharlie
Co-organiser Climate Action Tech, director of the Green Web Foundation.@mrchrisadams
1password growth manager and ocean advocate.@cat__friend
Founder & Chairman of VWO, market-leading A/B testing and conversion optimization platform.@paraschopra
Our prizes would not be possible without the support of these awesome companies and makers.
The best way to keep you and your family, team, and business safe online. Go ahead. Forget your passwords.1password.com
Over one million designers use Sketch to transform their ideas into incredible products, every day.sketch.com
High quality, concise web development screencasts. Coding with expert open-source contributors.egghead.io
VWO is an all-in-one conversion optimisation platform to help marketers & product managers increase conversions & online sales.vwo.com
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?
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. We’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.
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.