You are here: MCEI | Startup Support | Results from EU-Hackathon

Results from EU-Hackathon

Results from EU-Hackathon EUvsVirus - Pan-Eurpean Hackathon

Last week the EUvsVirus Hackathon Jury identified the best solutions to support European and global in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. In collaboration with private and public partners from Europe and beyond, we the best teams and solutions per domain were awarded as well as a winner and two runner-ups for each of the 37 challenges. Altogether 117 out of 2160 solutions!

Following the EUvsVirus Hackathon, all the winners will be invited to a Matchathon that will take place from 22 to 25 May on the new EIC COVID Platform. This online event will facilitate match-making with end-users, such as hospitals, and provide access to investors, corporates, foundations and other funding opportunities from across the EU.

A total of over €100,000 pledged by partnering organisations will be distributed by the partners to winners of their choosing to reward hackers for their hard work and novel solutions with the greatest potential to save lives and bring life in a global pandemic closer to normal.

See all winners on

Here the winner per category:

Winner: Health & Life - Team Discover

Provided a solution enabling a highly scalable patient monitoring system that minimizes physical contact between nurses and patients, which also leads to smaller shortage of protective gear. Instead of occasional visits, their device measures vital parameters real-time and uploads each patient’s data into a central server. With the help of a dashboard, doctors and nurses can oversee hundred times more patients, while our automatic alert functionalities make it possible to diagnose deteriorating cases instantly and to reach quicker reaction times. Find out more

Nationality of team members: Hungary

Winner: Business Continuity - Team for safe retail

Retailers need to solve the following issues for a safer retail: limit the number of customers in-store and manage queues at the entrance. Linistry provides a digital solution. Ready to scale. Find out more

Nationality of team members: Hungary

Winner: Social & Political Cohesion - Team Aidbind

Aidbind solves the information gap between the demand, supply and funding of medical products, procured via donations and charity. They provide a data platform combining hospitals needs with available suppliers and funds. Find out more

Nationalities of team members: Bulgaria, Germany, Malta, Sweden, Switzerland

Winner: Remote Working & Education - Team The Village

They empower people to create their own personal and intimate village with friends, family, teachers and peers for experiential learning either virtually (amidst covid pandemic) or for in person, hands on, kinesthetic learning in the future. Therefor they offer a platform that allows parents, teachers and children to connect with like minded peers through a shared economy system letting the world be their classroom. Find out more

Nationalities of team members: Switzerland, Ukraine, United States, India

Winner: Digital Finance - Team Bankera Business Care

Financing for SME's that are experiencing cash-flow issues during COVID-19 using a guarantee from its business partner. Loan repayment is flexible and can be made after the quarantine ends. Find out more

Nationality of team members: Lithuania


Integrating sewer surveillance and machine learning for an early warning on pandemic outbreaks, emergency response and recovery decision making in a timely and cost-effective manner. Find out more

Nationalities of team members: Greece, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom



Related items

  • Last weekend Europe’s biggest Hackathon #EUvsVirus took place. Approximately 21.000 participants, more than 2.400 mentors, 380 volunteers and 800 partners joined forces to...
  • The Mannheim-based startup The Hackathon Company is co-initiator and national curator of the first pan-European Hackathon #EUvsVirus. This online-event is organized by the...
  • Get ready for another round of Hackdays Rhein-Neckar! Second hackdays in the Rhein-Neckar region are 2.0 in all respects. #HDRN20 ✔️ More challenges ✔️ Greater venue...
  • Have you always seen Erasmus as an undergrad thing? Not any more! In 2009 the EU launched the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) – programme. EYE supports future...
  • From 10th till 12th May 2019, STARTUP MANNHEIM, Heidelberg Startup Partners and MAFINEX Gründerverbund Entrepreneur Rhein-Neckar will organize the next {Life Science} meets IT |...


  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum