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Hack the Crisis Austria

Innovative response

“Hack the crisis“ Austria is a virtual hackathon organized by volunteers of the Austrian Startups Community with support of the corporate and public sector. Its aim is to cooperatively develop new solutions to counter challenges posed by the Corona crisis.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

Hackathons allow governments to source solutions to problems in a faster and more creative way than they would have the internal capacity to do.

Organisations/institutions involved

Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs, Austrian Startups

Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government

Issues being addressed:

  • Crowdsourcing solutions

Date Submitted:

7 May 2020