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Internet of Things Hackathon - Intel IOT RoadShow

Sat 9:00 AM - Sun 7:00 PM
Sat 22 Nov 2014 9:00 AM - Sun 23 Nov 2014 7:00 PM (UTC+03:00) Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd

Internet of Things Hackathon - Intel IOT RoadShow


Sat, Nov 22, 9:00 - Sun, Nov 23, 19:00


Central Telegraph Building
7 Tverskaya Street, Moscow


Vasiliy Ryzhonkov


hackathon Skolkovo Internet of things Intel IT cluster


Internet of Things Hackathon

Humanity stands on the threshold of a new era - the Internet of Things (IoT). According to forecasts, by 2020 the Internet of Things will connect 50 billion devices, and its financial potential will be USD8.9 trillion1.

Do you want to create a unique project in the field of the Internet of Things, develop it into a full-fledged startup, and receive support from the Skolkovo Foundation? Then come to this event.

The Internet of Things hackathon is an event conducted by Intel and the Skolkovo Foundation as part of the IoT Roadshow training hackathons devoted to studying the capabilities of Intel Galileo and developing solutions based on this platform. The event will be held on November 22-23 in the Central Telegraph Building (DI Telegraph).

What do I need to participate?

  1. Fill out the registration form
  2. Send a description of your project


Checklist – what to bring with you

  • Read the official rules, section 4, on what to bring with you to the event.
  • Bring with you a notebook running on the OS Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 (64-bit), Mac OS 10.x (64-bit) or Linux (Ubuntu 12 or equivalent).
  • Make sure that your PC has at least 10 GB of free disk space, an Ethernet port (if there is no port, bring a USB/Ethernet adapter)
  • You can bring your own Galileo board, as well as any accessories you need: sensors, expansion board, etc.
  • Do not forget your passport! You will need it for registration.


What do participants receive?

Each participant receives an Intel® IoT Dev Kit*. The kit includes the Intel® Galileo Gen 2 and Edison boards, as well as necessary sensors and software.

At the end of the Hackathon, the three best projects will receive cash prizes and support from the Skolkovo Foundation (ticket for participant status, mentorship support). Additional souvenirs await the most active and creative participants!


  • 1st place: 100 thousand rubles
  • 2nd place: 50 thousand rubles
  • 3rd place: 30 thousand rubles


Who is this event for?

Come, if you are a:

  • startup working on a IoT solution
  • student of a technical university
  • developer with experience working with Arduino
  • enthusiastic amateur interested in this topic.


Program Summary

The schedule may be adjusted and individual parts of the program may be replaced with an equivalent part or slightly shifted.

Saturday, November 22

9:30 – Participant registration and welcoming coffee

10:30 – Training on Intel® Galileo and Edison

12:30 – Lunch

13:15 – Opening of the hackathon: presentation of projects and creation of teams

15:00 – Start of coding

19:00 - Dinner

Sunday, November 23

9:00 - Breakfast

10:00 – Video interview

12:30 - Lunch

15:00 - Completion of work on projects

16:00 – Project demonstrations

18:00 - Judging and awarding the winners

Have questions?

Organizers: IT Cluster and Open University Skolkovo

Official rules: 
Intel® IoT Dev Kit:

We are glad to respond to your questions in any way convenient for you:

Vasiliy Ryzhonkov