july, 2021

fri16julAll Daywed21Citython Bilbao & Barcelona 2021(All Day)

Event Details

From 16 to 21 July, Bilbao and Barcelona will host simultaneously the second online edition of Citython 2021, a hackathon in which students and professionals from all around Europe matched-up in multidisciplinary teams compete to find innovative solutions to challenges faced by both cities in terms of traffic calming, sustainable urban logistics and safer mobility.


10:00-10:25. Welcome speech

  • Speech by Daniel Serra, EIT Urban Mobility
  • Speech by Alfonso Gil, City of Bilbao
  • Speech by Eugeni Rico, City of Barcelona

10:25-10:55. Announcement Challenge I “Calming down urban traffic in Bilbao, the 30km/h challenge”

 Inspirational Techpill Talk I

  • Speech by Nelinda Santos, City of Bilbao
  • Speech by Roberto de San Salvador del Valle Doistua, University of Deusto
  • Q&A

10:55-11:00. Virtual Coffee break

11:00-11:30. Announcement Challenge II “Solidary and sustainable Urban Logistic for Bilbao”

Inspirational Techpill Talk II

  • Speech by Urrotz Larrañaga, City of Bilbao
  • Speech by Jesus de la Quintana, Tecnalia
  • Q&A

11:30-12:00. Announcement Challenge III

“Help Barcelona citizens to move in safer, more sustainable and healthier way” 

Inspirational Techpill Talk III

  • Speech by  Eugeni Rico, City of Barcelona
  • Q&A


14-21 July: Hacking days – Individual mentoring sessions

21 July: Final candidates presentations to the jury members and announcement of winners

Organised by CARNET – coordinated by CIT UPC with the involvement of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · Barcelona Tech (UPC) –, in collaboration with Bilbao Udala-Ayuntamiento, Ajuntament de Barcelona and TECNALIA Research & Innovation, the event is part of the programme of activities developed by the EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative funded by the European Union to create liveable spaces supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

Daniel Serra, Director of Innovation Hub South of the EIT Urban Mobility, will be present during the introductory webinar as one of the invited speakers.

More information here


july 16 (Friday) - 21 (Wednesday)