24-hour Thinkathon – Shape the Society of Tomorrow!

Deadline: 29 March 2020
Open to: young adults between 18-30 from Canada and Europe
Benefits: trip to the closing event and other prizes


Do you want to shape our inclusive digital future by building on technical advancements? We’ll make sure your voice is heard! – This project is funded by the European Union

You have a unique opportunity to influence policies to achieve an inclusive digital society. Your opinion matters!

Connect with driven young people from Canada and Europe on a local and international level and share your opinions on how we can build our future society in a modern digital context! Network, develop new skills and influence topics that are important to you and the world!

Throughout six 24-hour Thinkathons in 12 different cities across Europe and Canada, online and on-site participants will work together to shape our society, building on the topics of Citizenship 4.0, Social Relations, Smart and Fast Expanding Cities, Security, Education and Entertainment & Culture in a digital setting.


 This challenge is open to young adults between 18-30 from Canada and Europe.


  • Spend 24 hours in a challenging and exciting international work atmosphere!
  • Learn best practices and see how your work will influence politics!
  • Meet engaged people and build a network in Europe and Canada!
  • Participate on-site in your city or online from other cities in Europe and Canada!

Participants have a chance of being selected to represent the project in Europe during the final Thinkathon in Frankfurt, Germany, in October 2020. Two participants of the Online Challenge have a chance to present their recommendation in either Brussels or Ottawa. The program will take care of the travel costs and accommodation.

Further prizes such as a certificate of participation, work experience with our local partners or remunerations will be awarded among the participants in recognition of their motivation and enthusiasm for the project.

How to apply?

For more information and to apply, please visit the official website.