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SoftFIRE Innovation Hackathon

April 18, 2018 - April 19, 2018

Let’s work and INNOVATE on a 5G European federated testbed to win a Prize!


In Rome at ERICSSON premises
Via Anagnina 203,  00121 ROMA, Italy


April 18th – 19th, 2018.

Join the SoftFIRE team in its Innovation Hackathon in Rome – Also open to remote teams!


The theme of the Hackathon is development of compelling applications, services, functions for the new 5G environment through a secure NFV/SDN platform and/or porting of the existing advanced innovative products on the federated platform.

Duration of the event

To all participants, access to the platform will be granted for two days: from 10:00 CET (local time) to the end of the first business day (about 18.00 CET), and from 9:00 to 13:00 (i.e. end of the Hackathon development activities). Starting from 13.00, each participating team will have around 20 minutes to demonstrate their results to the jury by means of a running demo and optionally some slides and presentation.  The platform will be closed outside these hours.

Registration deadline

Hackathon registrations will close on April 6th, 2017 at 17.00 CET (Brussels Time).

Due to requests, we are also opening the Hackathon for remote participation. In case you cannot be present in Rome, you can remotely access to the event and to the contest. Please indicate in the “Participation” field of the form if your team will attend in person or remotely.


The winning team will be rewarded with a prize of 7,000€.  The second team will receive a prize of 3,000€  and the third team will receive a prize of 1,000€.

Rules of participation

Admittance to the Hackathon is on a “First Come First Serve” basis and the SoftFIRE team reserves the right to select the attendees among those who request it. For eligibility criteria please refer to the Open Call document. For fairness to participants, winners of the SoftFIRE Open Calls and Challenge are not allowed to participate.


Each participating Organization should appoint a Team  composed of 2 – 4 people, including the Leader. Each team has to register by filling out the form completely. All accepted Teams will receive a notification of acceptance, that will enable you to participate in the Innovation Hackathon.

Type of participants

All active teams in the domain of NFV/SDN and 5G research and innovation who want to exploit the SoftFIRE federated testbed for demostating new capabilities, services, proof of concept or products.

More information: https://www.softfire.eu/events/innovation-hackathon/


April 18, 2018
April 19, 2018
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Via Anagnina, 203, 00118 Roma RM, Italy
Roma, Lazio 00118 Italy
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