FAQ

Are there any fees?
No, it’s free to participate in Arctic Chain Hackathon. For us it’s a treat having you here, therefor we’re offering you free accommodation and free meals. The only thing you need to pay for is your travel.

Where is the Hackathon happening, exactly?
At Boden Business Park in Boden, Sweden  
(OBS! The map is showing Skapa - the old name of the facility)

How do I get there?
If you’re traveling by plane, the closest airport is Luleå Airport. From there our bus will pick you up at 16:00 o’clock Friday the eleventh. If you’re arriving earlier and can’t wait to get to Boden Business Park we recommend you to take a cab. It’s a 30 minutes-ride and your destination will be Boden Business Park in Sävast.

If you’re traveling by train, the closest train station is Boden train station. From there our bus will pick you up at 16:00 o’clock Friday the eleventh. If you’re arriving earlier and can’t wait to get to Boden Business Park we recommend you to take a cab. It’s a 10 minutes-ride and your destination will be Boden Business Park in Sävast.

Do I have to have any prior knowledge to participate?
Yes, since we’re searching for the futures blockchain solutions, you need to know the technology well enough to challenge the jury.

Can I participate with an existing team?
Absolutely, the more the merrier. The only rule is that you can not be more than 5 members in your team.

Can I participate alone?
Absolutley. The power of one should never be underestimated.

Do I need an idea/project to come?
No. But if you’re participating in the business idea challenge, it would probably be better if you already have thought of an idea that you would like to challenge the jury with.

What are the topics?
The business idea challenge could be anything, as long as it is developing the blockchain technology. The coding challenges will be announced first when the challenges starts.

Which programming language?
You decide!

What are the judging criterias?
We’ll explain them to you during the event.

What should I bring?
Your laptop and innovative mind.

What other services will be available?
High speed Internet (Wifi), drinks and snacks throughout the whole weekend.

When’s the last date to apply?
November 30, 2015.