EC2U Makeathon 'Re-invent the Future' invites you to take part in creating solutions for the future 6-7 May 2024


EC2U Makeathon ’Reinvent the future’

Time: 6.–7.5.2024
Location: Entrepreneurial Hub Konttori (Hämeenkatu 9)
Registration time has been extended with one week. Register at latest 28 April 2024:

A Makeathon is collaborative innovation

The University of Turku, in collaboration with the EC2U Alliance, is organizing a makeathon event 'EC2U Makeathon: Reinvent the Future' on May 6th-7th, 2024. EC2U Makeathon is a hybrid event consisting of simultaneous events held in 7 European university cities as well as a European wide virtual event. 

EC2U Makeathon brings participants together to collaborate in teams to address current societal challenges within a period of 24 hours. It is also a competition, and a panel of judges will award teams presenting the most innovative solution proposals. The event is intended for students, but researchers and other University staff are welcome to join.

Participants can register to solve local Turku challenges or virtual European challenges within the following themes: 

Be part of creating future solutions within 24 hours

EC2U Makeathon combines research, creative ideation, and networking. The main event lasts for 24 hours, during which participants, in teams of 4-5 people, develop a practical solution to the challenge assigned to them. Teams receive support from expert mentors throughout the event.


EC2U Makeathon ’Reinvent the future’

On-site and virtual event
in Entrepreneurial Hub Konttori (Hämeenkatu 9)

Monday 6th May 2024
15:00 Welcome and opening of the event
16:00 Local orientation and warm-up, after which the teamworking starts
18:00 Check-in and closing  of the event for the day

Tuesday 7th May 2024
09:00 Teamwork continues
12:00 Check-in
13:00 Teamwork continues
15:00 Local presentations, pitching
16:00 Grand finale
18:00 Awards and celebration, after which closing of the event


Warmly welcome to sign up as a participant for the EC2U Makeathon alone or together. We have place for thirty first problem solvers. If the seats get full we will close the registration. 

Registration period has been extended with one week, please register at latest 28 April 2024:



If you have any questions regarding the event, please don't hesitate to get  in contact!

Created 12.03.2024 | Updated 19.04.2024