TELIA HUB: IoT hackathon

Join the forces of the best hackers in Lithuania

TELIA HUB: IoT hackathon

9-11 June, Telia Hub

Engineers, designers, UX masters, marketers, business developers and curious minds who are ready to change the world – this is your chance to create THE BEST PRODUCT FOR GIGABIT SOCIETY.

Join Internet of Things hackathon, a 48-hour event, which is dedicated to building innovative IoT solutions.

During the event, you will team up with mentors to develop IoT solutions that can offer new experience is your selected area: smart homes, digital security, sports & lifestyle, travel, retail, production, logistics, public transport routes optimization or other. Find new ways to connect data, devices and/or software to leverage extra value for gigabit society!

Participants will be able to participate independently or join other teams.

For hackathon, we provide these tools:

  • Telia cloud services for up to 2 months
  • Telia IoT 101 in a Box device.
    It is a set of hardware with sensors providing you with real time information about position, movement and climate, which you can monitor directly in the web portal. A versatile and user-friendly measurement tool to observe, monitor and protect your business remotely.

Winners will receive the following prizes:

  • 1000 EUR CASH PRIZE provided by Telia.
  • 1-3 working places at TELIA HUB co-working space for a period of 3 months, including all the business development infrastructure services and member benefits.
  • Opportunity to develop the winning idea further, using professional advice by Telia’s experts, technological tools and access to sales channels.

Telia has a strong set-up to build new business on: connectivity, telco, TV and IT infrastructure, a vast amount of network data, extensive sales channels and strong relationship with a huge client base.

Hackathon winners will be determined by a panel of judges comprised of Telia’s professionals and other startup professionals.

The hackathon will be in Telia HUB coworking space at Vilnius Tech Park (Building no. 5). Food and drinks will be provided.

If you have any questions, please email


About IoT 101 device

IoT 101 is all in one box: a fully integrated sensor pack with built in connectivity. It allows to monitor temperature, humidity and speed – anywhere you decide.

Smart parking lot management, temperature monitoring in a bakery or instant messaging about icy roads – these are just a few hints to possible IoT products or services.

Tech parameters:
– OS running on this device – Linux.
– Possibility to configure the device however you want – almost any parameter in the device can be changed.
– Programming must be done in Cloud. APIs can be used to get the data.
– IN/OUT ports: will sense if an electrical circuit is flowing through or not. You can in the portal GUI or via API’s, choose when the device should send and alarm/trigger. Either when the circuit is closed or open.
For example, the port can be configured to be “pulled” if the temperature is above 20° . To the port a fan, water pump, siren, light, heating or any other external device could be connected.

Quad band GSM/GPRS (embedded SIM card included) in European networks
GPS/GLONASS positioning included

Work conditions:
Recommended operating temperature range (attachable sensors excluded) between -20°C and +55°C
Recommended operating humidity level between 30% – 70% RH

Power supply:
USB cable and power socket with Europlug standard (CEE 7/16) supporting 230V
Battery lifetime: from 36 hours to over 8 months
Time to fully charge the battery: 4 – 6 hours

Size: 90x55x27 mm (without external sensors)
Weight: 113 grams (without external sensors)

Easily mountable with four screws.

1000 EUR

If you’ll win, you will get 1000 Eur cash prize provided by Telia.


You will be able to pursue your skills on the topic of a selected business field and create a viable product.


All along your way, you will have mentors, who will help you to reach the best results.


Registration is closed. Follow the event page on Facebook for more information.


The greatest mentors at your service.


Martynas Matekonis



Darius Zakaitis

Vilnius Tech Park


Ivo Kukavica

Telia Company


Paulius Nakčiūnas



Tomas Beniušis



Mindaugas Eglinskas



Irmantas Braziunas



Karen Biehl Stürmer

Telia Company


Don't miss a thing!


  • You must create something from scratch.
  • You must present your idea at pitching session on Friday.
  • Friday pitches are limited to 1 minute. A slide or two is welcome.
  • Sunday (final) pitches are limited to 3 mins + 3 mins for Q&A.
  • Only working prototypes will be eligible for awards!


Who can attend?
We encourage all creative minds to join us – developers, designers, engineers, marketers, business developers and others. Please note, only limited number of candidates will be invited to compete in the hackathon.

Can I attend, if I don’t have practical knowledge in IT?
Yes. The teams need people with practical knowledge in different areas (marketing, design, business development).

Do I have to have an idea to participate?
Not necessarily. There are three ways how you can participate in the hackathon: come with an idea and a team, come with an idea and without the team and come without anything. Depending on your situation, you will be able or to pitch your idea, or to join other teams or start working together with your team.

How much does this cost?
It’s 100% free to take part in Hacker Games Pro.

What should I bring?
Besides motivation and passion, participants should bring a laptop, a charger, and other tools you might need in your creative journey. A toothbrush, sleeping bag, and a change of clothes is recommended should you spend the night at the venue.

How big are the teams?
To take advantage of our diverse community, we encourage you to work with individuals you do not know. Team size is not strictly limited, just do your best to present your idea OR to join one during and right after the pitches!

Should I bring my food?
We will have free food, snacks and drinks, but you can bring your own. Just keep the venue clean and respect others!

Will there be a lounge?
We’ll have a bean bag zone.

Do I have to pitch?
Yes, if you want to work on it and to form a team. If you are bringing just your skills to the event and want to join ideas you’ll be hearing during the pitching session, please at let us know what you are good at whilst registering. In this case, you don’t need to pitch.

Who can compete for prizes?
Only working prototypes will be eligible for awards!

I have a different question. Who can I ask?
Please get in touch with Monika Poškaitytė –


Take a look and don't miss a thing!


Arrive to Vilnius Tech Park and get checked in.


Dinner & Networking

Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants.


Welcome & Speakers

Review agenda and introduce speakers, mentors and organizers.


Intro to TELIA HUB: IoT hackathon by Mantas Gostautas (Telia Lietuva)

See the introduction to TELIA HUB: IoT hackathon by Mantas Gostautas (Telia Lietuva).

20 mins

Presentation on Telia IoT 101 in a Box device by Karen Biehl Sturmer

See the IoT box which you will be able to work with during the hackathon!

35 mins

Pitches Start

Participants line up and pitch their ideas.  



Attendees vote for the top pitches.


Form Teams

Teams start forming and discussing ideas.

45 mins

Begin Work

Teams are formed, set up workspace and begin to work.

All night


The yummiest breakfast you ever had on hackathon.


Begin Work

Teams continue working on their product.

2h 30mins


All come for a great lunch!


Check Point

Status reports, call for help.


Coach Meetings

Mentors individually consult teams.



You deserve the dinner.



Finished for the day.

All night


The last breakfast during the Hacker Games Pro.


Begin Work

Teams continue working on their product.

2h 30mins


Lunchy lunch at the lunchiness.


Coach Meetings

Mentors individually consult teams.


Presentation Prep & Tech Check

Final hours of hackathon are focused on the presentation.


Final Presentations

Teams pitch their ideas and answer questions from jury.

1h 15mins

Judging & Awards

Jury evaluate teams and announce winners.


Wrap-up & Dinner

Event is closed, dinner & networking.

El finito


The biggest startup hub in the Baltics and Nordics, located in the XIX century buildings and surrounded by 80000 sq. m. park.

Antakalnio str. 17, Vilnius

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