Split4Cats App Wins Hack4Split Competition

Daniela Rogulj

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Spinit Incubator of the University of Split.
Spinit Incubator of the University of Split.

Slobodna Dalmacija reports that DonatQR, an app to develop a transparent, reliable, and easy-to-use donation system for those in need, won the award for the most valuable team and teamwork, 

This social hackathon was held on April 17 and 18, organized by the Student Entrepreneurship Incubator, which operates at the Faculty of Economics, University of Split. It was held in the SPINIT incubator in three spaces, respecting epidemiological measures and using the MS Teams platform.

The event was organized by members of the Student Entrepreneurship Incubator, mentors Lana Ugrčić and Jelena Čulić with a team of volunteers that included Ljubica Nazor, Lucija Baranović, Lora Močić, Blanka Kelava, Ivan Marin, Marin Jurić, and Andrej Marić in collaboration with Michael Freer from of Ensoco.

The competition aimed to find and implement socially beneficial solutions for the well-being and progress of the local community using the advantages of modern technology. This year, the emphasis was on solving problems in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

“This year’s hybrid Hack4Split gathered 6 teams with 30 competitors of many nationalities who worked in a cheerful and proactive atmosphere on various social issues such as the problem of waste textiles ending up in landfills and encouraging reusing old clothes, to the problem of city cats and their disposal from city streets,  monitoring the quality of the marine environment, disposing of discarded or unused household goods, developing a transparent and reliable donation system, and energy (in) efficiency of urban housing areas,” said the organizers, thanking the sponsors for their support, namely 45 Degrees Sailing, Hotel Krilo, Ensoco, Break Time, Jaman Art, Oracle, The Works Coworking, Calypso Snack Bar and Daltonist Bar.

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