The Department of Education and CaixaBank Dualiza organize the event of the 24H of innovation Bcn. The 24 Hours of Innovation Barcelona by CaixaBank Dualiza is a free event, open to different audiences (students, creatives, professionals, employees, companies, and creators) in Catalonia and outside of it.
The 24H of innovation Bcn is not a contest. It is the opportunity to participate in an experience based on the active learning of knowledge, linked to innovation and creativity. And reward the three best proposals with an acceleration of their idea.
1.- Modalities of participation
The 24 Hours of Innovation Bcn is an event that is potentially open to any natural person of legal age. However, participating schools must register in advance on the official page of the 24H of innovation Bcn – www.24hbcn.com before the deadline set by the organizers.
The organizers reserve the right to deny participation to anyone if the maximum number of places is reached or for any other reason without having to justify their decision.
This 4th edition has two modalities of participation:
The participants’ meals of the face-to-face modality will be borne by the organizers depending on the hours and day of start (for example from Thursday night to Friday morning) subject to reservation of registration on the official website 24 hours a day innovation Barcelona.
However, the organizers are not responsible for the accommodation and travel expenses of the participants and all other costs incurred by the participants during the 24H of innovation Bcn.
2.- Participation quota
Registration and participation in the 24H innovation Bcn are free within the limit of the number of places established by the organization.
3.- Modalities of presentation of challenges for the 24H of innovation Bcn
Any company or organization can present a challenge for free during an edition of the 24H of innovation Bcn through the established channels. Different types of challenges can be proposed: a research and development topic, a new idea, a need, a new concept, or a problem…
By presenting the challenge on the official page of the 24H of Bcn innovation, the company is identified as the project leader during the 24H of Bcn innovation.
Project leaders are committed to communicating only accurate, real, and sincere information. Each project leader may be asked for details or additional justifications by the organizers of the 24H of innovation Bcn.
The challenges presented on the page of the 24H of innovation Bcn remain confidential and are only transmitted to the person in charge of the 24H of innovation Bcn.
After the validation of the challenge, the organizers will subsequently contact each project leader with the aim of proposing a summary of the challenge by a video that will be publicly revealed to the participants during the opening ceremony of the 24H of innovation Bcn.
Every person who participates in the 24H innovation Bcn pledges to respect the clauses of confidentiality and intellectual property.
The challenges must be presented on the official page of the 24H of innovation Bcn: www.24hbcn.com. Presentations can be written in Catalan, Spanish, or English.
4.- Modalities for the constitution of teams and attribution of topics
School Hub Modality
The constitution of teams is free and will not be imposed by the organizers of the 24H of innovation Bcn. The rules for forming teams are as follows:
The constitution of teams will be defined by the organization based on the generation of interdisciplinary and heterogeneous teams composed of different profiles.
The challenges proposed by the different project leaders will be unveiled by the organizers during the opening ceremony of the 24H of Innovació Barcelona.
4.1.- The participants, project leaders, and jury agree to:
4.2. – Designation of the winners of the 24H of innovation Bcn
After the 24H Bcn development innovation, the teams that participate in the School Hub modality will present a 3-minute video that will be evaluated by the company that has proposed the challenge. After reviewing all the videos, the company will select the best project. Deciding the 24 finalists of the School Hub modality. A jury made up of experts in innovation and entrepreneurship will evaluate the 24 School Hub finalists.
The teams that participate in the face-to-face modality will present their work in 3 minutes before the jury made up of experts in innovation and entrepreneurship will evaluate the 24 teams.
Taking into account the evaluations of the different juries and companies, a jury of experts will select the three best projects and developments carried out during the 24H of Bcn innovation. Members of these development teams will be recognized for their work at the close of the event.
5.- Evaluation of the results by the jury
The projects and developments will be judged by the members of the jury based on the following criteria:
The winners and project leaders authorize the organizers and partners of the 24H de innovación Bcn to publish their first and last name, the full contact details of their company and organization (if applicable) in the context of communication actions, without be able to claim any rights, and this within the confidentiality limits of the project.
7.- Calendar of the 24H innovation Bcn
8.- Beginning of the 24H innovation Bcn
This calendar can be adapted by the organizer depending on the size of the event.
9.- Responsibilities and resignations
Every person participating in the 24H innovation Bcn accepts these regulations and pledges to respect confidentiality and intellectual property clauses.
The Dept. Educació and CaixaBank Dualiza as organizers of the 24H innovation Bcn as well as the legal representatives of ESTIA cannot, in any case, be held responsible for any behavior that fails in these obligations.
The Dept. Educació and CaixaBank Dualiza as organizers of the 24H of innovation Bcn as well as the legal representatives of ESTIA reserve the right to cancel the candidacy and participation of any person who does not respect these regulations, the materials, the premises, third parties…
The candidate undertakes not to present any appeal regarding the organizational conditions of the 24H of innovation Bcn, the results, and the decisions of the jury.
Regulation updated on January 3, 2023