Urban Innovation Hackathons : Chances for Ideas that Shape the Cities

UrbanizeHub encourages public initiatives and challenges the people to come up with solutions for better cities. We present in this article the projects proposed during the Urban Innovation Hackathons, a contest organized in two important Romanian cities, and we hope that more people will participate in our future hackathons. Between October and November, UrbanizeHub implemented …

UrbanizeHub Believes in People Shaping Cities for the People

UrbanizeHub’s project, People Shaping Cities for The People, concluded this November in Oradea. We are glad to announce that we had 35 speakers coming from sectors such as public administration, NGOs, EU Parliament or business. The aim of People Shaping Cities for the People was to empower the citizens to play a more active role …

The community is growing through Urban Talks

The fourth edition of Urban Talks conference took place on the 10th of May at POINT Hub in Bucharest, following an innovative partnership between UrbanizeHub Romania, the World Bank and the Dutch Embassy. On the 11th and 12th of May, at Mindspace Pipera, the event continued with an Urban Innovation Hackathon: 5 mixed teams of …

Urban Talks | Green citizens for smart cities: How electronic waste can be reduced through education

Andreea Idriceanu Calev, RoRec Communication Manager, spoke at Urban Talks at Cluj Innovation Days about the insane amount of electronic waste suffocating the Earth and how we can reduce the level through education and perseverance.   As we grow more and more dependent to our gadgets and various household appliances, we fail to realize that we …

Urban Talks – The (r)evolution of ideas

Looking for a way to provide you with a thorough account of the experience we had organizing Connecting Doers with Opportunity in Timișoara, we stumbled upon a personal blog post of our friend, Mihaela Ivan.  Thinking that we could not possibly offer a better description, and realizing that Mihaela managed to convey perfectly the vibe …

Innovative projects at the Timisoara Hackathon

The international event “Connecting Doers with Opportunity” took place in Timișoara, Romania, between the 5th and the 8th of October 2017. It was made up of an International Urban Talks Conference and an Innovation Hackathon focusing on two topics: the future of the community and the future of sustainable production based on the Blockchain technology. …