We're fighting together.

Our country needs help. And many enthusiasts, professionals and initiatives are already providing assistance both systematically and through improvisation, thus coming up with incredible things in a short amount of time. The aim of the hackathon is to help implement these ideas through financial support from the state and the involvement of mentors and, thanks to cooperation with the Czech Republic’s crisis-management staff, to share a list of needs that are currently the priorities for our country. In addition to ideas, we are looking for mentors and partners to support the hackathon.

Hackathon is oficially over.

How does it work?

Whether you already have an idea and you don’t know how to realise it or a product and you don’t know what to do next, we will get involved and support you so that we achieve a common goal, thus accelerating the implementation of projects that will help our society cope with the current crisis connected with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial Assistence



Computing Capacity


Couse of the hackathon


Registration (here)

Feedback (within 48 hours)

Connection and specific proposal of collaboration and financial support

Work on the project / administrative assistance with obtaining financial support

Which needs are currently priorities for our country?


  • treatment (development of vaccines and medications and combinations and/or modification of existing medications
  • lifesaving equipment (respiratory ventilators)
  • prevention (telemetry of bodily functions, possibility of rapid testing, development of new and faster tests, self-test variant)
  • diagnosis (telemedicine, acceleration of PCR detection)
  • therapy (medical chemistry, preclinical and clinical analysis)
  • personal protection (e.g. protective materials, nanotextiles)
  • prediction of further development


  • awareness (means of mass communication and notification)
  • social isolation (remote learning, delivery and shopping services)
  • remote communication (virtual meetings)
  • automatic information (cobots)
  • remote communication (virtual meetings)
  • transport optimalization and mobility of people
  • satellite navigation applications and geoanalytics


  • preventive protection of equipment and property (disinfection, security)
  • autonomous devices (robots, drones)
  • assistance for SMEs and sole proprietors with respect to impacts caused by declining demand
  • autonomous ní zařízení (roboti, drony – přeprava vzorků, léků, jiného materiálu)
  • merchandise transport, including e-commerce

Who is the hackathon organized by?

Hackathon is organized by the team consisting of ministeries representatives, state agencies, companies, departmental asociations and people from academia, all of which are willing to help to fight the Covid-19 or its consequences.

Jury and mentors

Vojtěch Petráček

rektor ČVUT

Vladimír Dzurilla

vládní zmocněnec pro IT a digitalizaci

Veronika Kramaříková

prorektorka pro rozvoj a strategii ČVUT

Petr Očko

náměstek MPO

Dalibor Kačmář

National Technology Officer, Microsoft Czech Republic & Slovakia

Milena Jabůrková

víceprezidentka Svazu průmyslu a dopravy ČR

Jiří Krechl

Specialista pro VaV CzechInvest

Juraj Hostak

InnovEYtion Hub Manager a EY Smart City Coordinator

Ondřej Ferdus

manažer pro digitální ekonomiku, Svaz průmyslu a dopravy ČR

Jan Klesla

zmocněnec MPO pro Evropská centra AI

Provozuje: CzechInvest & Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu
Ve spolupráci: Ministerstvo zdravotnictví, Úřad vlády ČR, Svaz průmyslu a dopravy ČR

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