The Presidential Hackathon--update on Covid-19 Response

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of all our participants, partners, stakeholders and staff, all events (might exclude Award Ceremony) in the Presidential Hackathon International Track will now be online.

The Hackathon timeline is now as follows:
Application (unchanged)

  • The application deadlineremains until June 12.
  • Finalists will still be announced on June 30.>
    Finalist Events
  • The finalists will be invited to participate in an exclusive set of digital events during July 13-24, including keynote talks, workshops, one-on-one consultation sessions, and interchange opportunities.
  • The finalists will submit their final pitch documentation (such as slides, videos, live demo, action plans) after these digital events.
    Award Ceremony
  • The Award Ceremony remains on September 15th. If the winning teams cannot participate in the ceremony, it is possible to demonstrate their winning projects to a global audience digitally.
    Please be aware that the COVID-19 situation may still affect both Hackathon dates and processes. Thank you for your patience at this difficult time, and we extend our best wishes to you all. We look forward to seeing your vision for solving SDG problems through open data application.
    For more information about Taiwan’s COVID-19 situation, please visit the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control at