Smart Green Island Maketahon 2019

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When: February 20 – 23, 2019

Smart Green Island Makeathon is the largest Gran Canaria’s maker event. Last year we brought together more than 200 participants and in February 2019 we expect around 300 of the most motivated and creative makers from across Europe for 4 days of coding, designing and jam-packed fun.

We’ll provide you with all resources, mentorship and food to do your thing; all you need to bring is your creativity, ideas and laptop. Smart Green Island Makeathon is also a gathering of some of the top companies in Europe. Wheter you’re looking for internship or corporate opportunities, come ready to flex your networking game! Smart Green Island Makeathon is open to participants of all levels: no matter if you are a beginner or a veteran, it’s an opportunity not to miss!


Registration Makeathon 2019


It’s also a cool opportunity to visit the sunny Gran Canaria!


Frequently Asked Questions


What is a makeathon?

A makeathon comes from MAKE+marATHON and it is a live-event where participants, spend the course of 4 days creating, developing, designing, and pitching a software or hardware project they build from scratch. We provide all the resources and mentorship you need in order to make this happen!

How much does it cost to attend?

Absolutely nothing! Smart Green Island Makeathon is a completely free event run by ITQ. All food and resources for the entire event will be provided free of charge.

Make sure to bring your laptop. Everything else will be provided for you!


Am I eligible to participate?

Any high school students, university students, or recent graduates are eligible to participate in our event!

Do I need to know how to code?

Nope! Our mentors make sure that even if you’re new to coding, you’ll definitely pick up enough skills at the event to make a project. In addition, if you’re a designer or business student, your design and pitching skills are also very valuable!

Can I sign up with a team?

We allow team sign ups. All team members must sign up individually and you can specify team members on your application.

What if I don’t have a team or idea?

No worries, all participants will have time to find a team during the event, and we will also have team formation activities during our event.

I still have questions!

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