World Engineering Day Hackathon 2023

In 2023, the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) launched the world second World Engineering Day Hackathon with the theme “Engineering innovation for a more resilient world”.


WFEO invited undergraduate university students from around the world to come together to produce engineering solutions to some of the greatest issues of this generation.


Inviting partners and sponsors from the global community, WFEO hosted a successful event that saw hundreds of students volunteer their time and energy.

This is the 2nd year we’ve run the hackathon

Three great challenges, developed with the support of Engineerings Without Borders (EWB-I)

We received more than 1000 pre-event registrations of which 429 students entered

Confirmed INTEL as a PLATINUM Hackathon Sponsor

The competition had 27 judges for Preliminary Round and 5 judges from our partners in Finalist Round

Winners were announced 4 Mar 2023 during the WED

Live stream

Hackathon 2023

112 entries received

429 individual participants

95.5% Engineering Students

23 Countries


Challenge 1

34 Teams

Challenge 2.1

Challenge 2

37 Teams

Challenge 3

41 Teams

Winning teams were selected out of 12 Finalist entries.

The finalists consisted of 28 females and 23 males and 2 they/them

From 7 countries – Canada, China, Kenya, Mauritius, Philippines, Singapore & U.S.A


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