Our partners are industry leaders, all looking to support young developers and co-create the innovations of tomorrow. In 2016 Junction will bring an array of national and global partners to provide extensive hardware and dozens of API’s to hack. Provisions aside, our partners will be there every step of the way providing teams with mentoring and coaching when needed.
Data Driven Economy
Ecommerce & Retail
Create games for exciting new gaming experiences.
4x NES classic edition and visit to the Supercell office
Show what’s in store for the world of VR
Unite Europe conference tickets
New Music Realities and Experiences
Music is essential in forming experiences in VR
PLAY:5 and PLAY:1 Sonos Wireless Speakers, enjoy the purest and most precise sound experience!
Reframe the Supply Chain
Create new innovative and digital solutions for the UPM Supply Chain
Groundbreaking pairs of Genelec M030 studio monitors for winning team members. Monitors are made from sustainable and recyclable natural composite – UPM Formi. The members of the winning team will also be offered a chance to participate UPM’s Slush pre-event at UPM Biofore House and present their winning solution for UPM and its stakeholders.
2nd: Gift cards for team members (1250 EUR Amazon Web Services + 1250 EUR verkkokauppa.com)
3rd: Power Bank mobile power unit for team members
Other: Spezial price is still under radar and it is dependant on our results!
The bus stop of the Future
You always wanted to hack a bus stop…
Trip to Futurice/JCDecaux London offices
Isaacus - Health Data Playground for Scientists, Developers & Innovators
Connecting health and welfare data for scientists, developers and innovators
Polar M600 sports watch
Future of Political Debate
Understand what happening politically in the world with open data.
The winning team will receive a prize of 1000€.
Improving lives in cities using communal data sets.
The winning team will receive a prize of 1000€.
Moving Money Without Borders
Moving money without borders, effortlessly
1st place: Full day mentoring in TransferWise Tallinn office, lunch with engineering leads, Refresh conference tickets.
Some info. REFRESH is a web development conference for product owners, designers and front end developers, held in 8th September Tallinn, Estonia.
What the fax is going on?
Hack the fax machine with the Blackrock API.
The winning team will win Amazon Vouchers worth €400 to split between its members.
Kapture Watches for the whole team.
The future AI-driven bots.
2000€, 1000€ and 500€ for 1st, 2nd and 3rd most awesome bots
Honorable Mentions: Customized “Skype Bot Developer” backpacks available for the top devs delivering exceptional productivity bots
Select bots will be published on Skype and promoted through Skype and Microsoft-owned marketing channels directly to the Skype consumer base
Building the Personal Health Account (PHR) ecosystem
How should digital healthcare look like?
Solution evaluated as the best for health benefits or social impact will be given 2000 euro reward. The Riihi actors – MOSAH, Tekes, RAY and Sitra – will also consult the winner and other promising teams on the road the Riihi rewarding event in 2017.
Can you make a hospital experience more pleasant?
For the winner team GE provides a 2500€ cash prize and free office facilities at Health Innovation Village at GE for 6 months. In total the value of this prize adds up to over 10 000€.
Ultimate Sleep Hack
Getting to know all about your sleep.
Each member of the winning team will receive an ŌURA ring (265€)
Software Development to the Personal Helper Robot
The winner gets 500€ reward.
For a piloting ready algorithm further testing with the robot might be offered by the judging team.
Smart Life Insurance that helps you stay alive
Smart life insurance for the 21st century.
The winning team can present the outcome to the LocalTapiola Life Insurance Company’s board meeting during the Slush event in Helsinki.
In addition, we offer the winning team members Polar M600 sport smartwatch
(suggested retail price: 349.90€)
Tieto x ISS: The Future of Building Maintenance
Using indoors data for the benefit of maintaining buildings
Tieto will finance the development of the most business-ready idea from proof of concept to production, with the final software to be released for all intelligent business customers with a joint business model. Winning team will get access to our premises in Keilalahti and a place in our incubation program with a superior technical and business platform including sales support, mentoring etc. The total value of the prize can be seen to be up to €100 000.
Additionally, there are cash prizes up for grabs for the three best-placed teams.
– First prize: €2000
– Second prize €1000
– Third prize: €500
Energy issues monitoring, efficiency for households or businesses.
For the winner of this track GE provides 2500€ cash prize and all facilities at GE energy village for six months! In total the value of this prize adds up to 10 000€.
Configure lighting systems with infrared and/or regular cameras.
Trip to London to visit one of the prestigious sites with Helvar Lighting control solutions (pub lunch included) and the possibility of becoming a Helvar team member!
Intelligent lighting - what's next?
Creating sophisticated lighting systems.
The winning team gets 1000€ cash.
Fashion as a Service
Creating new ideas for e-commerce with Zalando!
Winning team: 2000€
1st Runner-up: 1000€
2nd Runner-up: 500€
For the winning team, Zalando also provides coaching and
mentoring for developing the idea further.
In-store Conversions Supercharged
Improving customer experience for retail.
– Winner team gets 2000€
– 1st runner-up 1000€
– 2nd runner-up 500€
Connecting the physical world with devices and services.
1st prize: Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Power Edition Quadrocopter (one per team member)
2ond prize: Sphero BB-8 (one per team member)
3rd prizes: Earebel Unisex Street Beanie Hat with Removable AKG Headphones (one per team member)
SmartCities – The Power of Now
Tapping into Twitter’s data to build smart city platforms.
To be announced soon.
Sohjoa Robotbus Challenge
Information Security Challenge
Improving information security.
1st: 1000€, 2nd 500€, 3rd. 500€
In addition to job opportunities, gift vouchers, and product prizes.
Multi-Cloud Paas and Caas with Jelastic
Use the Jelastic cloud platform to find innovative solutions for it.
A batch of your very own custom made GENUINE FINNISH CRAFT BEER!
Realtime Coverage of Sports Events
Sporting team experience using the Yepzon API.
All members from the winning team will receive Yepzon Freedoms among the first as they launch in December 2016.
Bonus: innovative uses for Yepzons in this or other challenges will be rewarded!
Use Deveo and share your experiences
Collaborative code for teams.
We are giving out 100€ gift cards to Verkkokauppa.com for every team member of the winning team.
Embrace the Power of Location
Using the Proximi.io unified positioning platform to tackle challenges in Junction.
A drone with video camera (Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite)
Re-thinking the coffee moment with Muki
Hack the smart take-away coffee mug!
1 year worth of coffee. (24kg)
Everybody who finishes some hack using Muki open API will also get to keep the Muki smartcup
Create a website with the Radix domains for a chance to win.
PS: Radix will also provide the domain name free of cost, you can collect the coupon code from the Radix booth.