Groningen - DigiEduHack

Join us on 03 October 2019



Groningen DigiEduHack

Together with the University of Groningen and EIT InnoEnergy, New Energy Coalition is organising the Groningen DigiEduHack on 3 and 4 October 2019! During 24 hours, several interdisciplinary teams will be challenged to come up with a solution for one of the five different challenges. They are all about: energy, IT and education. Experts and mentors will support the teams during the 24 hours in finding the best solutions to the challenges. The best team will get the opportunity to join the global DigiEduHack award contest and win €5000,-!

Join the DigiEduHack in Groningen

This is your opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary team, in a beautiful building and come up with solutions to help the energy transition! Choose one of the challenges that suits you the best, get inspired by your team mates and the interactive programme and be part of the global transition!


Teachers or educators



Education professionals


Join us on 03 October 2019

Energy and Digital Education

These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

An online Hydrogen roadmap

To close the knowledge gap, we challenge you to create an online roadmap with an overview of ‘state of the art’ research, projects, educational materials, Hydrogen Valleys and business models.

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An online course on energy transition

We challenge you to develop an outline of an online course on energy transition that is appealing to energy professionals. Use all your creativity and the newest insights (such as adaptive learning, gamification, interactivity) while keeping an eye on the costs and administrative hassle.

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Primary energy education

We challenge you to develop online educational materials on energy, targeted at pupils aged 4, 5, and 6. We invite you to develop both the outline of a learning module on energy, and the necessary teaching materials.

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A matchmaking tool for primary energy education

We challenge you to develop an online tool to retrieve energy teaching materials, categorising the content to various primary school levels, helping teachers find the topic of their interest, and rating the quality of the materials.

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An online marketplace for peer-to-peer energy consultancy

We challenge you to develop an online marketplace where individuals can find advice and consultancy on issues regarding energy transition applied to their own personal life and living environment.

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Below you will find an outline of the schedule, keep in mind this it the preliminary version and is subject to change.

03 October 09:45


03 October 10:00

Start Hackathon

03 October 10:15

Global DigiEduHack kick-off

03 October 10:45

Introduction of the challenges

03 October 11:15

Team introduction

03 October 11:30

Hack begins

03 October 12:30


03 October 13:30


03 October 18:30


03 October 19:45


03 October 21:30


04 October 00:00


04 October 03:00


04 October 06:00


04 October 07:45

Pitching for the panel

04 October 08:45


04 October 09:15

End ceremony

04 October 10:00

End Hackthon


The winning team of the Groningen - Energy DigiEduHack 2019 edition will be rewarded with an evening of dinner, drinks and jeu de boule at BOEL (Groningen)! Put your eyes on the prize and who knows if you'll be able to continue the team spirits in a work and play environment.

Coaches, Experts & Jury

Our DigiEduHack will be supported by a couple of amazing mentors and experts, ranging from industry professionals to energy academia.

Semme Molenaar


Setting up technology-based companies

Ana Ranitovic


Digital education expert - Campster

Victor Soica


Business Development Manager – RuG

Ioannis Katramados


Lector data science – NHL Stenden

Sheina Krasnopolsky

Workshop & Coach

Senior Designer at Catawiki

Marina Nespasova


Yoga teacher

Ana Ranitovic


Digital education

Valery Gantchev


Researcher RuG & Legal hacker at Catawiki

Thijs Broekhuizen


Associate Professor RuG

Viktoriya Degeler


Associate Professor RuG


Energy Academy Europe


Nijenborgh 6
NL 9747 AG - Groningen

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