Hackathons are all about taking something you love, combining it with tech and learning something in the process. Junction brings together hackers, designers, the best partners and hardware for one weekend of hacking. Charge your laptops and bring your friends for an amazing event. Let's hack!


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$31,400 in prizes

Best hack using Microsoft Azure

Take part in any other challenge and use features from the Azure Cloud to win 10 000€. You can use any technologies (Windows, Linux, Node.JS, Python, ASP.NET, PHP etc.) The winner will be chosen out of all teams from Junction and Ultrahack based on who brings the most value to their case leveraging Azure.

Most useless hack

400€ Gift Card to Amazon.com

Payments track Main Prize

Future of Air Travel Track Main Prize (2)

First prize: Flights and tickets to Slush Japan

Second prize: Finnair Plus Silver status for one year

E-commerce Track Main Prize

5x AKG K550 Headphones

Health Track Main Prize (2)

1st prize: The winning team will be awarded with a visit to an international IBM innovation center/lab, including demonstrations of cognitive computing by IBM Watson. The prize includes travel and accommodation costs up to 1000eur, 2nd prize: Oura Rings

Futulabs Track Main Prize

FutuLabs starter pack including gadgets, chilicorns, and more.

Improving Cities Track Main Prize

A trip to the Uber Amsterdam office to spend a day with the Uber engineering team.

Unlimited Track Main Prize

3 x Self-balancing electric scooters

Best solu hack

One Solu Computer

Best Team Spirit

Aaltoes hoodies. Jugded by the Aaltoes team.

Peoples Choice

5 x 100€ Gift Card to Amazon.com

IBM Bluemix

1x GoPro Hero 4 Silver raffled from all hacks that used the IBM Bluemix platform.

Coolest JCDecaux Demos

The Coolest demos will be showcased on a tram stop next to the central railway station in Helsinki on Monday the 9th of November. And the winner team will catch 3,6 million eye-contacts with our digital panels in the heart of Helsinki. We will give a week long digital out of home campaign for the winner.

Best Beddit Hacks (3)

Beddit devices

Best UpCloud Hack

$5000 in UpCloud credit + $1000 for Airbnb or Uber

Best Enoro Energy Hack

5 Rasberry Pi 2 Model B

Best OP Hack (2)

GoPro 4 Silver + Walkera QR X350 Drone + Trip to Futurice Berlin office. Go Pro 4 silver for second place.

Best Hack Using the MixRadio API

1 x Harman Kardon Omni 10

TTER 3d Space Prize

The best 3D print created during Junction will be launched into space with a weather balloon. The flight will be filmed and the video published online!

Most Destructive Hack

1 x Dji Phantom 3 Standard and 1 x My PowerTrekk.

Funniest Domain Name


Bloomberg's choice


Best Upload Care Hack

5000 in UploadCare credits

Coolest Gear 2S hack

3x Samsung Gear 2S

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

To register for the event just fill out the application form here.


Kenneth Blomqvist

Kenneth Blomqvist

Julius Hietala

Julius Hietala

Judging Criteria

  • Design
  • Effective use of APIs/Hardware
  • Originality
  • Impact and Utility

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