Hacking the future - CANCELLED

The Challenge ^

More than 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020. This Internet of Things offers a lot of new possibilities in for example healthcare, households, urban management and manufacturing.

Be part of this (r)evolution and hack the future! At this hackathon participants will build a prototype to solve a particular problem and explore the full potential of The Internet of Things.Participants will work in groups of maximum 5 people. And did we mention that it is also big FUN to work in a creative atmosphere?

What we offer:

  • Inspirational sessions
  • Technical support
  • Workbenches to create prototypes
  • Nice prize for the best product
  • Food & drinks
  • And of course lots of fun and a great learning experience

Practical Info ^

Place to be

Industrial Design Center
Marksesteenweg 58,
8500 Kortrijk


15u: Stefaan Top - COO Allthingstalk
Expect an inspiring talk and introduction in the world of Internet of Things.

16u: Dr. Klaas Vandevyvere
Klaas will explain how iOT fits in the e-health industry.

16u30: Sam Vanhoutte - CTO Codit
Sam will bring you an interesting iOT case study.


  • 25-03, 14h: Welcome and getting started
  • 25-03, 15h: Inspirational sessions
  • 26-03, 09h: Breakfast is served
  • 26-03, 13h: Presentations and award ceremony


The Industrial design center is open all night long. So, bring your creative mind, your laptop and sleeping bag if you do need some sleep… and join us. Don't hesitate to bring your own hardware (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, sensors,...). We will also have some hardware available to experiment with.

Any Questions

Contact us at nmct@howest.be

Participate ^

The Hackathon is free to attend but you must reserve your seat.