Celebrating Innovation: Highlights from the EU Code Week Hackathon Award Ceremony

Publication date: March 18, 2024

On March 8, the EU Code Week International Hackathon 2023 came to a thrilling conclusion with the Hackathon Award Ceremony. This event celebrated the achievements of the top three teams from Albania, Latvia, and Greece, showcasing their innovative solutions in a festive atmosphere.  

The award ceremony kicked off with a warm introduction by the EU Code Week Team. The event featured an opening speech by EC representatives, setting the stage for an engaging panel discussion titled “Learning out of the box!” The highlight of the ceremony was the pitches from the top three Hackathon teams, presenting their ground-breaking solutions. Attendees, both in Brussels and online, had the opportunity to participate in live voting to determine the best pitch. 

The climax of the ceremony was the presentation of certificates and awards to the winning teams, and the day concluded with a networking reception, fostering connections and collaboration among participants. 

A picture is worth 1,000 words 

The photos below capture the spirit of innovation and teamwork in evidence at the EU Code Week Hackathon Award Ceremony. From the spirited welcome to the insightful panel discussion and the thrilling pitches by the top three teams, these images showcase the passion and dedication of young minds in the digital age.  

We hope that these pictures inspire you to get your students coding and perhaps take part in the next edition of the  EU Code Week International Hackathon.