The winning teams of last year’s National Defense Hackathon will take part in the NATO hackathon in Warsaw.2023-01-27 14:00:00 | ID: 69070
The cyber police team С.O.P which took first place in the technical challenge among teams from Ukraine’s public sector according to the results of the National Defense Hackathon 2022 will represent the government agencies of Ukraine at the annual NATO programming competition TIDE Hackathon 2023. The team C.O.P was awarded with the certificate for sponsored participation in the NATO event by the organizers of the National Defense Hackathon 2022 and NATO partners as part of the NATO-Ukraine C4 (Command, Control, Communications, and Computers) Trust Fund Knowledge Sharing Project.
The NATO TIDE Hackathon 2023 will be held at the end of February in Poland. The key objectives of the competition, in particular, include the development of new software and hardware solutions, the development of innovative architectural models, methods for presenting and understanding information by officials of management bodies. In addition, it focuses on ensuring information exchange between units by promoting sharing of knowledge through joint problem solving.
Other winners of the National Defense Hackathon 2022 will also participate in the NATO TIDE Hackathon 2023: team “Valkyrie” which took first place in the technical challenge of the competition among the participants from the private sector, and the team “DDK DSSZZI” which came in second among public sector teams according to the results of the National Defense Hackathon 2022.
At the end of November last year, the largest National Defense Hackathon in the history of Ukraine took place in Kyiv. For three days, leading experts in the field of IT from the private and public sectors, specialists in cyber security, countering disinformation, engineers, designers and lawyers worked on innovative solutions, which should help the Armed Forces of Ukraine to gain the technological advantage over the enemy. It was the largest event in terms of the number of participants ever held in Ukraine.
Overall, almost 500 people took part in the National Defense Hackathon – 2022. Almost 300 participants — 41 teams — were competing in the event. 17 projects were selected for the exhibition of technical solutions. About 200 specialists participated in panel discussions held as part of the hackathon. According to the organizers of the National Hackathon, the solutions developed during the hackathon are already being used in the interests of the Defense Forces of Ukraine.