Invitation to become Volunteer of #EuvsVirus Hackathon

Europe is going through the worst tragedy of our generation. Maybe we are not doctors or nurses or police officers, but we still want to contribute with our work to save lives. This EU Hackathon offers you the possibility to contribute with your expertise to support the development of solutions to save lives!!

The #EUvsVirus is organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the 27 Member States and with some H2020 associated countries (5 currently). You can see the official Action plan approved by the Ministers of Research and Innovation on 7 April where #EUvsVirus is one of the official actions:

The press release about the hackathon can be found at:

We would like to invite you (you can forward this email also to other members of your network) play an active role in the management of the civil society that will participate at the hackathon. We expect participants from the civil society, youngsters, techies, makers, health providers, and all professions to participate. As community manager, you will not need to be an expert on the domain or challenge. You are expected to provide your knowledge on management of people and teams.

All volunteers will receive an EU letter stating your responsibility in the hackathon using your declaration in the form as the basis for the letter.

Please use this form to express your interest:

You can chose one of the roles below. The information about the domains and challenges is accessible at: You can find more details about these roles at the end of this email.

  • Domain lead (6 domains)
  • Challenge lead (36 challenges)
  • Coordinator of Ninjas
  • Coordinator of Mentors
  • Ninja (coordinator of 10 teams)
  • Mentor

Please do not reply to this email. If you need further details, please contact the email created for the hackathon and that is attended by several persons:

Looking forward to working with you to save lives in the worst tragedy Europe is suffering in our generation.

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