Hack the Crisis Albania is an online hackathon where participants solve one of the biggest crises of our lifetime affecting everyone in the world - the coronavirus epidemic. How do we help Albanian society to overcome the situation?

WHEN? April 3, 17:00 - April 5, 18:00 (Albanian time)

WHERE? Online ( Slack and Zoom)

This is a call for action to each and everyone willing to participate in the fight!

Starting from Friday 3rd of April at 17.00, participants develop ideas that are prototypeable in 48-hours which could help solve the crisis and help deal with the aftermath.

Ideas can be related to:
- saving lives
- saving communities
- saving businesses

Hackathon participants are supported by a team of mentors and winning ideas will receive prizes and further help in implementation. 

This event is part of the international ”Hack the Crisis” movement initiated by Garage48, Accelerate Estonia and the whole startup community in Estonia, in March 2020. We are also looking for partners and mentors to join.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH the Hackathon Final here at 17.00-18.00 on April 5

More than 200 individuals answered the call and worked on solving the crisis at the hackathon!

There is no us and them.

In this critical moment, our task is to work together as a nation to solve some of the biggest crises of our lifetime.

Save lives • Save communities • Save businesses

We welcome everyone to join us. Let’s hack the Crisis Together!


Orientation before the hackathon. Joining the public hackathon Slack group and testing the Zoom webinar tool. Working on your idea.

NOTE: Times in Albanian time zone.

DAY 1: Friday, April 3

17.00: Kick-off webinar
: Announcing the agenda, prizes and coaches

18.00: Teams start working