Frequent questions

What are the 24 hours of Innovation Barcelona?

An event that will be held on 15 and 16 April 2021 which aims to concentrate all the creative power of FP students for 24 hours, where they will design, prototype and present a solution to one of the 24 challenges proposed by companies.

And the schedules?

The event will begin with a presentation on Thursday 15 April from 9 to 10:00 a.m.
The 24hours start at 10:00 a.m. and prototyping ends on Friday 16 April at 10:00 a.m.
The presentation of the results will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and the awards ceremony from 11:30 to 12:00 a.m.

Where will the event take place?

Due to the situation of the pandemic, this year the 24H of Innovation Barcelona will be completely online and from home. A great opportunity to learn about useful digital tools. Take advantage of the facilities of an online format.

Do I need a computer?

As a fully online event, you need a computer and network with the minimum system requirements to support video conferencing. In general any home network and computer for office use is enough. Wired connection is recommended whenever possible.

How are groups formed?

This year the groups will be formed using Eduteams a tool developped by the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA-CSIC). Selected students will be sent a personality and skills form in order to create highly heterogeneous teams for efficient collaboration.

How much does the registration cost?

Registration is completely free for both the students and the school.

Eating at 24h?

You will have set time periods for each meal.

Sleeping at 24h?

In principle you will have 24 hours, from start to finish, to be able to work, but if you want to rest, you and your team can organize breaks in the way you consider most appropriate. 

Who can attend the event?

Students of legal age who are enrolled in a Training cycle in any speciality.

Where can I find the regulations?

In this LINK you will find the regulation of the 24H of Innovation Barcelona.

What kind of challenges will we face?

All kind of challenges in fields such as marketing, computer science, health, manufacturing, electronics, automotive or chemistry. And all kind of solutions from products, software, services, artistic creations and so on. There is no limit to your creativity and originality.   

How can I make the prototype?

In the presentation of the event you will have different tools at your disposal in order to be able to prototype everything you want to propose as a solution to the challenge.

And during the 24 hours?

During the 24 hours, do not worry about anything. Everything is ready. There will be a series of activities to keep your creativity and ingenuity to the fullest throughout the day.  

What awards can you win?

There will be many awards valued at over 3.000 €.

Why participate?

The 24H of Innovation Barcelona is an event where you can show your skills to large companies in many different sectors.

Who organizes the event?

The challenge is organized by the Department of Education at the Generalitat de Catalunya and sponsored by Bankia Foundation for Dual Training.