Climathon brings together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them. Essentially a hackathon focused on finding solutions to major urban climate challenges.

The city sets up local climate change challenge reflecting their local urban challenges in areas including: Urban Planning, Infrastructure, Housing, Water Use, Waste Removal, City Satellite Data and more.

The benefits are twofold; Solves real issues for your city and an opportunity to promote your idea both nationally and internationally.

Building on the success of 2016, Climathon is being held again on 27th Oct 2017 in three Irish cities Cork, Galway, and Limerick.

Interested in taking part in Climathon 2017 please for

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Previous Years

2016: Climathon took place in 59 cities (including Dublin and Cork), 36 different countries and across 6 continents.


Climathon is an initiative of Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest climate-change innovation platform. Sustainable Nation is the manager for the Climate-KIC Ireland hub.


If you would like to get involve and have any questions please contact [email protected]