Barcelona - UPC Energy - DigiEduHack 2019

Barcelona - UPC Energy

Join us on 03 October 2019


Co-create the future of education together with us!

Join our DigiEduHack to connect with other educational professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs to co-create the future of education. Help us solve the challenge of "encourage women to join IT", turn your vision into reality and showcase your solutions on a European and global scale. Experts and mentors will support your team during the 24 hours in finding the best solutions to the challenges. The best teams can win local prices and €5000 in a global award contest. Join us at

Join the DigiEduHack Barcelona

IT is becoming a super powerful area of quality jobs. Unfortunately numbers show that women's enrollment ratio in IT studies is very low. Why these studies do not appeal women? What can we do to encourage them to join? Help them reach those job opportunities. We need you!


Teachers or educators



Education professionals


Join us on 03 October 2019


These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

IT is the leading sector nowadays. How can we achieve a perfect gender balance on it?

Develop applications to rise the number of women enrolled for IT studies by making the IT community more attractive to this sector.

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Develop solutions that let you imagine your future success!

Design tools or platforms that enables students explore how the studies they want to do can make them reach their goals based on the success career of other people.

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We will soon update the schedule for our 24 hour DigiEduHack event. Keep up to date with possible changes in the agenda. All changes will be updated here.

03 October 08:00

Onsite check-in @AulaMaster

Participants should register at reception and will recibe their DigiEduHack ID badge's.

03 October 09:00

Welcome ceremony @AulaMaster

We will explain our challenges and event program details.

03 October 10:00

Hack Time Starts! @SalaAgora

03 October 14:00

Lunch @UnityRestaurant

Dinner will be held on Unity restaurant located in front of @AulaMaster and @SalaAgora. You will need to register in order to get your free ticket.

03 October 12:00

Inspiring and motivational keynotes @SalaAgora

Inspiring and motivational keynotes start (Live streamed from the main stage event @SalaAgora

03 October 21:00

Dinner @SalaAgora

Pizza Time!

04 October 10:00

Hack Time Ends!

04 October 10:15

Pitch your project @AulaMaster

The order of the pitches will be announced at the start of the pitch session.

04 October 11:45

Judges' deliberation @SalaPolivalent

The jury will leave main stage for a while in order to evaluate the projects. Participants must wait in @AulaMaster

04 October 12:00

Closing ceremony and awards @AulaMaster

Local prizes winners will be announced. Barcelona's global award contest representative will be announced too.


Local prizes: 1000€ in Amazon GiftCards. Also the best teams can win €5000 in a global award contest.

Coaches, Experts & Jury

DigiEduHack Barcelona will be supported by these amazing coaches and experts!

Josep Casanovas

Josep Casanovas


inLab FIB Director and Founder, Professor at UPC

josep bordonau

Josep Bordonau


Professor and Educational Entrepreneur in UPC-BarcelonaTech


Maria Ribera


Professor at UPC


Mireia López-Beltran


Professor UPC, Institute of Education Sciences @ICEUPC


David Monreal


Skylab Coders Academy Founder & Program Director


Gus De Vita


Founder, Le Wagon Spain


Josep Fernández


Dean at Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona


Rosa Mª Martín


Head of IT Services Unit at UTG CNTIC at UPC


Mª Paz Linares


Assistant professor at UPC and project manager at inLab FIB


Jaume Figueras


Professor at UPC

Gisela Ruzafa

Gisela Ruzafa


Software developer at inLab FIB


Sergio Paredes


Software developer at ThoughtWorks


Eduard Maura i Puig


Consultant Developer at ThoughtWorks


Marina Kjaer


Software Developer at ThoughtWorks


Aula Máster & Sala Agora Campus Nord UPC


Carrer de Jordi Girona 1-3
ES08034 - Barcelona

How to get there

By train: Metro L3 i L9 Palau Reial / Zona Universitària

By bus: H4, H6, 113, 75, 7, 67...

On foot/bike: Bike Lanes arround campus

By metro: L3 Zona Universitaria or L3 Palau Reial.

By car: Is recommended to avoid this option. There are a lack of parking spaces near to campus due to high demand on this zone.

Downloads and links

DigiEduHack 2021 partners & supporters

DigiEduHack is an EIT initiative under the European Commission's Digital Education Action Plan, led by EIT Climate-KIC and coordinated by Aalto University. In 2021, the main stage event is hosted by the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in cooperation with the International Research Center on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) under the auspices of UNESCO.

EIT Climate-Kic

Aalto University

European commission

Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

International Research Center on Artificial Intelligence

EIT Community: Human Capital