Upcoming events
FROM 15.00 TO 20.30 
Idea Hackathon
How to generate ideas, how to recognize good ideas and what to do with an idea? Come to Idea hackathon to find new ideas and turn them into reality!

↓↓ Sign up for the Ideas Hackathon at the bottom of the page! ↓↓

!!!To all participants, Idea Hackathon is taking place at UT Delta Centre, next to green stairs on the first floor. !!!

UT sTARTUp Lab is organizing an Idea Hackathon that starts a new semester of business ideas pre-incubation programme STARTERtartu. All students and recent graduates of all the schools are welcome to join the event to pitch their startup or project ideas or to join teams!

✅ If you have an idea that could change the world - even a little bit - we will help you to develop and test the idea, find teammates, take first steps and bring your idea to life!
✅ If you don't have an idea then you can find the idea that interests you from the hackathon! Simply show up, listen to different pitches and join the team that you like the best!

You will find out how to recognize good ideas and what to do with an idea? You will also get initial pitching hints so that next time when you talk about your idea you know how to deliver the point in a short time.

21st-century world is facing numerous problems such as: population aging, health challenges, climate change. At the same time technologies are shaping our lives and impossible becomes possible faster than ever.

Come to Idea hackathon to find new ideas and solutions to the problems. Join STARTER programme and take 1st steps in turning them into reality! All students from all fields of study are welcome.

The most important thing is that you would have an interest in entrepreneurship! The idea doesn't need to be a startup idea, it can be a project or NGO idea as well! Through STARTERtartu programme workshops you will learn how to pitch, develop your idea and how to turn the idea into reality!

Facebook event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2635260773249200/


Event is taking place at UT Delta Centre, next to green stairs on the first floor!

15.00  Meet, greet and inspire
  • Inspiration from the best STARTER 2019 team CommuniCare.
  • What are the benefits of SEB Innovation Centre and why should a student start a startup in Tartu? Uku Kangur - SEB Innovation Centre Manager
  • Story of Psühhobuss and lessons learned - Karl Lomp

15.30  Idea pitches

16.30  Idea fair and team-up

17.45  Talk: "How to start idea validation?"

18.00   Validate your idea - go out and google

18.45   Talk: "Pitching essentials"

19.00   Pitches

20.00 - ... Closing & networking

This event is moderated by Harald Lepisk!

After Idea Hackathon the STARTERtartu programme continues with hands-on workshops led by field experts and true practitioners. ↓↓
The whole STARTERtartu programme ends with students business competition Kaleidoskoop on 21th of May. Best will win awards Like. 


  • Best STARTERtartu programme team will pitch in STARTER finals
  • Financial award from Tartu City Government
  • Special awards form sTARTUp Lab
  • Tickets to Lattitude59
  • Tickets to sTARTUp Day 2021

The event is free and in English, but please register before below.

The event is funded by the European Social Fund.
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