Hack the Crisis Turkey will look for solutions to the ongoing pandemic


27 Mar 2020

Even if you can’t participate in Hack the Crisis, you can still follow the events, join the trainings, and listen to the experts’ talks. Follow the links below at the specified times to attend the hackathon as an observer:


Friday: 6:00 PM – 8:40 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 9:30 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM



Observer participation is limited to 1000 people per day. Don’t forget to download Zoom on your computer or cellphone to attend Hack the Crisis!




How can we face the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis as a community and encourage the development of new solutions together?



Hack the Crisis Turkey, focusing on solidarity and engagement, will be organized by ATÖLYE and imece, facilitated by ara studio and in local partnership with Coronathon Turkey, on 27 – 29 March 2020, to enable discovering new opportunities in digital. While the unexpected pandemic’s phases are being experienced by communities in different times but in a similar flow, steps for not only suspending the situation but also for turning the tables are begun to be taken. Communities, organizations and companies have initiated cover up solutions to support the health, safety and wellbeing of individuals, society and organizations over the crisis atmosphere.



Hack the Crisis pursuits to transform an acute problem where individuals from various disciplines come together and find solutions for gradual problems that the world is facing. Focusing on preceding and facilitating the process with a novel approach that Covid-19 has interrupted, Hack the Crisis Turkey is developing solutions nurturing from an interdisciplinary area including sociology, design, technology, psychology, human resources, business management, communications at a digital agora.



Within Hack the Crisis Turkey, inspired from the good examples in Estonia, believing in the role of new methods and improvements creating new opportunities that majority can reach and benefit from, we invite you to develop new products, services, approaches and applications in the areas indicated below:


Health and Emergency:

How might we facilitate the emergency and medical intervention for medical staff, patients, patient relatives and all medical suppliers in terms of technology, material, logistics and information sharing?



Social and Psychological Situation:

How might we build solutions to facilitate reaching the knowledge and materials, empowering the wellness and morale of individuals and communities for supporting them and building solidarity in the social distancing phase?



Education and Learning:

How might we develop the interactive and facilitating learning and interaction atmosphere, enabling access to knowledge for groups with different needs?



Economy and Future of Work:

How might we transform professional life in practices of postponing, remote working, collective digital working due to coronavirus crisis? How might we alleviate the effects of the economic crisis for individuals and companies?



*The event will be held in Turkish.