An online hackathon & conference bringing fresh solutions to socio-economic problems in Africa and in Europe!
#euafricathejourney will be back in 2023! Stay tuned for more information.
Reasons to participate
3000 participants / 100 mentors / 50 speakers / 500+ tech communities
across Africa and Europe
"The experience at EU: Africa The Journey was phenomenal! We had an amazing time and the best mentors. I wish all the young people could grab this life-changing opportunity."
Gaelle Abi Gisubizo CEO, KEZA 3D Game Second place winners of #euafricathejourney 2020
"It's an amazing call to bring together young people from Africa and Europe to craft our path post the COVID crisis together."
Joshwa Tambo Co-founder, Kshoes
"At EU: Africa The Journey hackathon you can work with amazing teams from across the world to prototype an innovative solution and most of all, enable citizen participation."
Sikho Msomi Managing Director, On Point Communications
"We need to adapt to the new normal and thrive. This can only happen if we encourage innovation and “out-of-the-box” thinking."
Lacina Koné Director-General, Smart Africa Secretariat
"Estonia has proved that digital can be a great equaliser and Africa has every potential to leapfrog in digital development. This hackathon could lay grounds for the first joint European-African unicorn."
Kersti Kaljulaid Former President of Estonia
"Through this hackathon we will be able to foster the creativity and the ingenuity of our young people and professionals from Africa and the EU, who will all be working towards the same goal in a competitive spirit: elaborating scalable solutions to today’s challenges."
Franz Fayot Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs
Team formation and pitching
Best teams announced!
Online Hackathon and a Conference
Post-hackathon Acceleration Program
2022 February - April
We are together because of our supporting organizations.
African-European online hackathon program to find innovative solutions to socio-economic problems that have been further escalated by the COVID-19 pandemic.