Explain IT easy

Hackathon starting signal: October 8th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. | Award ceremony: 09.10.2022, 5:00 p.m


in the Smart Logistics Cluster on the RWTH Aachen Campus
Campus Boulevard 55 | 52074 Aachen



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What is the task?

How do you present for everyone in the industry something as abstract as “digitization” in a tangible and understandable way with a highlighting added value? Design a portable and innovative demonstration tool that you can use to show industry how e.g. B.

paperless trade/digital delivery note,
automated incoming and outgoing goods,
metaverse or
digital twin


Below you can register alone or with a team!


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What awaits you?​

Two exciting days in which you work out a solution with your group.​

Stimulating ideas, new contacts and impulses, challenging tasks and of course full catering and the opportunity to win high-quality prizes!


Saturday, October 8th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m


10:00 a.m.: Welcome and presentation of the task

10:35 a.m.: Group finding phase

11:05 a.m.: Allocation to group rooms and distribution of materials

11:20 a.m.: Phase 1 – brainstorming

1:00 p.m.: Lunch together

2:00 p.m.: Phase 2 – concept development

6:00 p.m.: dinner together

7:00 p.m.: Backup of the day’s status and conclusion of day 1


In addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner, snacks and drinks are available throughout the day.

Sunday, October 9th, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m


10:00 a.m.: Welcome and breakfast

10:35 a.m.: Phase 3 – Finalize and prepare pitch presentation

1:00 p.m.: Lunch together

1:45 p.m.: Quick preparation pitch round

2:00 p.m.: pitch round

2:45 p.m.: break / jury deliberation

3:15 p.m.: Award ceremony with award ceremony and feedback session

Procedure of the hackathon

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