The ELIDZ STP invites you to take part in the hackathon which aims to advance ICT in the Eastern Cape.

The hackathon will be hosted from: 04 – 06 June 2021

ELIDZ will be hosting a provincial wide hackathon in partnership with Eastern Cape institutions of higher learning, incubators and government. The goal of the hackathon is to create effective working solutions that can be deployed to the province to enhance economic development, specifically on 4IR activities.

As part of this hackathon they are bringing knowledge workshops on critical 4IR initiatives, e.g. Python programming, Design thinking and coding etc.


Virtual Knowledge Workshop

  • Cracking the Hackathon: What is a hackathon and how you can win it.
  • Hacking Toolbox: Practical Tips and Tricks to survive a hackathon.
  • SMARTA Goal Setting: using 48-hours effectively and efficiently.

Virtual knowledge workshop will be hosted on
26 May 2021.

Pre-hacking Workshop

Pre-hacking workshop will be hosted on
28 May 2021.

Master Classes

  • Programming using Python
  • Design thinking
  • Cybersecurity
  • Coding


  • 12 Months sponsored Incubation & Acceleration towards further development of the overall main winners’ solution (Prototype Development).
  • Opportunity for market access and linkages
  • Prize money


  • Theme 1: Unemployment
  • Theme 2: Service Delivery
  • Theme 3: Education & Upskilling