Contest Rules

Conditions for registration

The Miro in Cube hackathon is open to all. There are no limits in terms of age or employment status. To sign up, all you need is an idea, a project or the desire to join a team and contribute your skills. For minor candidates, parental consent and a waiver of liability must be sent by email to contact@miroincube.fr at the time of submission of the online application.

You can register on your own or with a team. Individual participants will be directed towards a team.

All teams must include at least one IT developer.

Registration for the Miro in Cube hackathon is free of charge.

The project leader must be the original founder of his or her idea, which must under no circumstances be the subject of a violation of intellectual or industrial property rights. If this is not the case, the candidate will be held fully responsible and will be liable for any legal proceedings. The University of Perpignan Via Domitia, as the overseer of the Miro Programme, declines all responsibility in the event of non-compliance with this commitment.

At the time of registration, all participants undertake to comply with a confidentiality clause. Since many of the ideas and projects presented during the event will not be selected, respect and confidentiality must be guaranteed for all participants.

Registrations can only be submitted online on the website. The application will only be considered once the registration form has been successfully submitted.

Candidates will be required to accept the rules and conditions of participation in the competition when they complete the online registration. Candidates will agree to the General Data Protection Regulation as indicated in the registration form. Links will be provided to the GDPR of each location of the competition. This agreement includes the terms of use and operation of the APIs of Amadeus for Developers, the hackathon’s technology partner.

If you do not accept the terms of the competition, your registration will not be valid.

A certificate of participation will be issued to all participants.

Conditions regarding the use of Amadeus for Developers APIs

Amadeus for Developers, Miro in Cube 2020’s technology partner, is the sole owner of the technology and the data provided for the Hackathon.

Amadeus for Developers will provide free access to the Self-Service and Artificial Intelligence APIs made available during the Hackathon.

However, projects wishing to market products resulting from the Hackathon using Amadeus for Developers technology will be subject to the partner’s current pricing conditions. See conditions.

Other APIs in addition to the Amadeus for Developers APIs may be used.

Objectives of the competition

The objective of the MIC20 Hackathon is to stimulate the development of innovative projects in the field of tourism in a context of environmental sustainability and social responsibility.

Theme

(One overarching theme, 3 focal points)

The theme of MIC20 is “Artificial Intelligence and Tourism”.

Each location will have three focal points to develop based on the issues specific to each territory.

Ex:

–          AI and Cultural Tourism

–          AI and Accessible Tourism

–          AI and Management of Tourism Flows

–          AI and the Development of Off-Season Tourism

–          AI and the Environmental Impact of Tourism

–          AI and the Social Impact of Tourism

Only projects that deal with an issue related to one of these focal points will be selected.

Ex: Within the scope of my project, how can AI contribute to making tourism more environmentally friendly?

Presentable

Oral presentation using a slide show including at least a minimum of:

–          A product, device or service related to the theme of the competition and addressing an issue related to at least one of the three proposed focal points.

–          Be environmentally sustainable and socially responsible.

–          Demonstrate a viable business model.

And

A prototype of a viable technological solution using Amadeus APIs, with a minimum of operational functionality so that the interface method can be understood (image, site, APP, etc.).

Prizes

Registration is open to anyone who wishes to participate, regardless of their city of origin. However, the winning projects must be developed at the location where the prize was won.

Any unclaimed incubator prizes and unused financial awards will be forfeited. The financial allocations will be provided for the provision of services and/or for expenditures related to the creation of a start-up. Expenditure refers to any purchase of equipment, order for services, administrative procedures or any other activity related to the creation or development of the start-up.

Any improper use of the prizes or use outside the scope defined in this article will be grounds for the immediate suspension of the prize.

In this event, the recipients will be obliged to refund the full amount of the prize – including any funds already spent – and will be prohibited from participating in any activity organized or overseen by the UPVD for a period of 10 years.

Objections
No objections can be heard after the selection of the winners by the jury.

1         Sequence of events

56 hours of non-stop work, at three locations, simultaneously, with various moments of interaction via streaming with simultaneous translation.

Teamwork with on-site and remote coaching sessions through the Miro in Cube application. A thematic workshop will be provided at each location.

Typical sequence of events:

D1- Opening; 1-min. pitches; vote of the jury; formation of teams; start of work.

D2- Work day; workshops 1 and 2.

D3 – Work day; workshop 3; pitch preparation; 5-min. pitches; vote of the jury, awards ceremony, closing ceremony, buffet.

D4- Final at 4YFN Barcelona: opening; pitches; deliberation of the jury; awards ceremony; networking.

The organization reserves the right to change the program.

Accommodation for participants

Participants will be able to spend the night at the incubators in the spaces provided for this purpose for the duration of the competition, i.e. on the nights of Friday, February 21st and Saturday, February 22nd. Participants who are scheduled to attend the final on February 24th and who reside outside the area will also be able to sleep on site on the night of Sunday, February 23rd.  This excludes the night of Monday, February 25th in Barcelona.

No equipment will be provided for this purpose: it is up to candidates wishing to sleep on site to bring their own sleeping bag, mattresses, blankets, etc.

All meals will be provided for the duration of the competition, including breakfast, lunch, snacks in the afternoon and dinner each day at the times indicated on the schedule. Any special dietary requirements should be communicated to contact@miroincube.fr at the time of registration.

The project leaders will bring their own work equipment: laptop, CPU, screen, cables, etc. and will be solely responsible for it.

Wi-Fi network access codes will be provided to participants as per the specific conditions and terms of use at each location.

The work groups must remain in the spaces provided for this purpose: they will not be allowed to isolate themselves in the other rooms, so as to maintain an atmosphere of cooperation during the competition.

Travel to Barcelona for the final on February 24th will be arranged by the organizers.

 

Partners

Contact

University of Perpignan
52, Av. Paul Alduy
66000 - Perpignan (France)