Join members of the BatteReverse consortium as they tackle the battery circularity challenge at EIT InnoEnergy's CommUnity Hackathon this November. This 12-hour event will bring together aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators to collaborate, compete, and turn their groundbreaking ideas into reality.

The event is hosted by Enel Innovation Hub Europe at Espacio Endesa, with the challenge sponsored by Project HUB 360 and BatteReverse partner Bax & Company.  

Teams: There is limited space for 12 teams, each with a maximum of 5 members.

Apply: You can apply individually or as part of a group. If you're joining as a group, please provide the group name, and ensure that each group member registers individually, mentioning the group name.

Audience: This event is open to all EIT InnoEnergy students, alumni, and UPC students.

Travel and Accommodation: Please be aware that the event does not cover any travel or accommodation expenses for participants.

Food and Refreshments: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and beverages will be provided throughout the event to keep you nourished and refreshed.

Prizes: The winning team members will receive prizes generously sponsored by our partner companies.

Why Participate?

  • Innovation: Bring your unique ideas to life and tackle real-world challenges.
  • Networking: Connect with like-minded individuals, mentors, and industry experts.
  • Prizes: Win exciting prizes.
  • Skill Enhancement: Enhance your skills through workshops and hands-on experience.
  • Team Building: Form diverse teams and foster collaboration.
  • Career Opportunities: Showcase your talents to potential employers and partners.
  • Mentorship: Access guidance and support from experienced mentors.
  • Food and Fun: Enjoy delicious meals, snacks, and entertainment throughout the event.

Moreover, all teams will have the chance to engage with challenge supervisors, alumni mentors, and company representatives. Reserve your registration now as spaces are limited.

About the Challenges

1. Battery Circularity Challenge

Li-ion batteries are essential for the energy transition, yet they present new challenges, including shortages of critical raw materials and the management of significant waste streams. Participate in this hackathon challenge to assist in maximizing the value of electric vehicle batteries and ensuring their true sustainability. Your team's mission will be to create an innovative tool and a business model that aids in choosing between various circularity scenarios: repair, reuse, and recycle. Don't worry if you're not an expert in the battery value chain; the challenge will commence with a Battery Circularity Game – an interactive workshop that elucidates the roles, challenges, and business models of various stakeholders involved in battery reverse logistics. This challenge is organized by battery experts from Bax & Company, who are also members of the BatteReverse project. Join the BatteReverse Community to delve deeper into this topic and exchange ideas:

2. Sustainable Business Model Challenge

Our current food system is responsible for almost a third of global GHG emissions, depletes natural resources, reduces biodiversity, impacts health, and fails to provide reasonable economic returns, especially to primary producers within the food value chain. Join this challenge to steer our food sector towards sustainability, opening up fresh opportunities for all participants in the food system with sustainable solutions. You and your team will be tasked with developing sustainable business models for rural communities in the agricultural and aquacultural sectors, utilizing innovative technological and non-technological solutions to enhance the economic, social, and environmental performance of food value chains. This challenge is organized by sustainability experts from Project HUB-360, who will provide guidance and support to your team throughout the challenge.

Register now: