3D Oulu Hackathon is Open for Registration


3dHackathon_web3D Oulu hackathon (1-3. Apr. 2016) is an event for creating and inventing new applications and services on top of the 3D city. The event is suited to both experienced and less experienced developers and designers. Recruitment is targeted towards both students and professionals. Best projects on both tracks are rewarded with a 100€ gift voucher for each member in the winning group. Snacks and one warm meal (pizza) will be provided on location for the registered participants. We offer some hardware support and the possibility to utilize devices like VR goggles and Thingsee devices for you applications (if you want to use them), but each participant or at least one person in a team is assumed to have a laptop. Guidance on the used technologies and software is provided by the event organisers.


  • energy consumption
  • circular economy and sustainability
  • open participation in city planning
  • library services
  • transport and mobility
  • business in virtual 3D environment


  1. Prototypes: functioning prototype (web front end application or a game)
  1. Ideas: functionality or a business idea, reported as a demo, poster or a video

The members in the winning team will be rewarded.

The event begins with an info session on 1st of April at 17:00. Actual hacking takes place 2nd-3rd of April. The venue is Business Kitchen (Torikatu 23, Oulu). Participating the event requires registration via following link. We can house 45 participants and accept registration until the beginning of the event:


Materials and Useful Links




In the following are examples of open data sources that area available for you to use in your projects. You can also use other data sources (for instance Thingsee devices). Do not let the available open data restrict you too much.


The event is coordinated by University of Oulu in collaboration with local companies like FCG Cityportal and Thingsee. It is sponsored by six city strategy open innovation platform program. For more information email to Paula Alavesa