Have you ever thought of creating something similar to the Iron Man’s famous Jarvis? Are you passionate about automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, or IoT? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this hackathon is for you.

At Hack the Office, you have 48 hours and all the tools and gadgets you need to create the future of work. Are you up for the challenge?

We provide:
  • Data from sensors installed in a residential building and a school
  • VR headsets and data
  • Raspberry Pis and sensors
  • Arduinos with various sensors
  • Data from surveillance cameras
  • A coworking space with different office spaces to work in and hack
And many more cool gadgets!

Build anything you wish using those and surprise us!

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5,000 in prizes


Runner-up (2)

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Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Anyone can participate: individuals, teams, and organizations; minimum age: 18.

Team size: 2 - 6 persons.

We are able to cover up to 50 EUR travel expenses for 5 participants outside Finland. To claim yours, get in touch with Alexandra (alexandra@hub13.fi)



To be eligible for prizes, submissions must:

  • Use the data provided by Caverion / relevant dummy data / data from the sensors to build the application
  • The first version of the project must be created at Hack the Office from November 11th 17:00 to November 13th 13:00
  • If third party libraries, data and/or APIs are incorporated in your project, they must be available to the public
  • Working on your previous existing projects is strongly discouraged. Submissions must explicitly state if they are using old code. 


Ville Tamminen

Ville Tamminen
Head of Division Finland at Caverion Suomi Oy

Tuuka Glad

Tuuka Glad
Developer at Caverion Suomi Oy

Kaisa Korkala

Kaisa Korkala
Head of Marketing and Communications, Client Relations Development at Caverion Suomi Oy

Jukka Paloniemi

Jukka Paloniemi
Development manager at Caverion Suomi Oy

Ken Dooley

Ken Dooley
Sustainability Group Manager at Granlund Consulting Oy

Janne Saarikko

Janne Saarikko
Director at Founder Institute; CMO Mentor, partner at Gorillaventures Oy

Ville Posti

Ville Posti
Business Unit Manager at Caverion Suomi Oy

Jarno Niemi

Jarno Niemi
Developer at Caverion Suomi Oy

Judging Criteria

  • Impressiveness, Innovativeness - 40% (scale 1-4)
    ● Was the idea unique, or a different take on an existing/similars olution? ● What was added to the solution that made it special or more useful? ● Was the idea ambitious? Creative? ● How well did the solution execute upon the theme/category chosen?
  • Potential to the industry - 40% (Scale of 1-4)
    ● Does the app seem like something people would want to buy and use outside of the Hackathon? ● Was the team able to explain their idea and what the app actually did?
  • Technical solution - 20% (Scale of 1-4)
    ● Does the app work completely from start to finish? ● How many and how severe were any bugs encountered? ● Was anything in the app that wasn’t fully implemented? ● Did the team scope their app’s features well, given the timeframe of the Hackathon?

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