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Apps for Students

Mathias Van Compernolle

On Saturday, the 2nd of March, Trissen, OKFN and Katholic University of Leuven organize a hackathon for IT students where they build applications that support the daily life of students.

For this event, the initiating people behind Trissen opened their own data. is an information portal for students that serves as a digital one-stop-shop in Leuven.

This Apps for Students code day fits within the Apps for Europe program, where selected ideas can move on to a competition on European level. As an international umbrella of several hackathons and co-creation events, Apps for Europe is organized by 19 organizations in 10 European countries. Main goal is to strengthen the possibilities of open data into business opportunities.

More information about the program, the jury and submission for Apps for Students: here


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