Half a decade of coding.

Over the past four years, we introduced the first hackathon in Cyprus. We went from teaching people in Cyprus about the meaning of the word "hackathon", to being the organisers of the most anticipated weekend of hacking on hardware, mobile and the web.

For our 5th anniversary, we are revisiting CUT where it all began! Come join us for a celebratory hackathon where you'll get the chance to tinkle with awesome hardware, meet techies like you from all around Europe, build awesome stuff and of course have some birthday cake!

What to expect

130+ Attendees

130+ creative developers, designers and ideators

Limitless Hacking

50+ hours of hacking, designing, tinkering and making awesome things.

We provide

We'll provide food, drinks, lots of Wiiings, energy, swag and internet.

You need

Bring your laptop, creativity and skills and make that idea out of the back of your head into bytes and pixels!

Awesome Hardware

We are bringing some of the latest and coolest hardware available.


  • 19:00-20:00
  • 20:00-20:40
    Welcome and Instructions
  • 20:40-21:00
    Team Formations
  • 21:00-21:30
    Hacking begins
  • 09:00-09:30
  • 09:30-13:00
  • 13:00-13:30
  • 13:30-20:30
  • 17:00-18:00
    Meet Windows IoT Core Workshop
  • 20:30-21:00
  • 21:00-
  • 09:00-09:30
  • 09:30-14:00
  • 14:00-14:30
    Lunch & Visitor Open hours starts
  • 14:30-18:00
    Judging and Presentations

Alexis Piperides

Cofounder proto.io

Alexis is co-founder and CEO of Proto.io, the leading mobile app prototyping platform. Alexis is a UX design enthusiast and an advocate of new faster product lifecycles through prototyping and other innovative processes. He has been building software for the last 20 years and is involved in several UX design projects while acting as a product manager at Proto.io.


Constantinos Evangelou

Cofounder Comit

Constantinos is the co-founder of COMIT Solutions Ltd. He is a Networking and Voice solutions professional, experienced at designing, deploying, migrating and supporting bespoke, large scale, critical, multi-site solutions across the world.


Ioannis Stavrinides

Technical Evangelist Microsoft

Ioannis Stavrinides is a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft Cyprus . He has more than 10 years of professional experience in programming, architecture and systems integration. He specializes in .Net development platforms, Microsoft SQL Server and Cloud technologies on Microsoft Azure.


Kyriakos Toumbas

Cofounder Pixel Actions

Kyriakos Toumbas is the co-founder and lead developer at Pixel Actions, a boutique web development agency. He is a hardcore Software Engineer with an extensive experience in web development. A two-times hackathon winner, Kyriakos is a member of the of the hack{cyprus} organising committee.


Nearchos Paspallis

Assistant Professor UCLan Cyprus

Nearchos Paspallis is an assistant professor at UCLan Cyprus. He is a high tech enthusiast and loves teaching how to build cool mobile apps .

Free stuff? Yep.

3 month Free Membership for Proto.io

$100 Azure Credit vouchers for the first 25 teams to sign up.


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5 x Parrot Mini Drones

1 x Proto.io annual Startup subscription

1 x SAP Education E-Learning Course
(SAP01E SAP Overview)

1 x Estimote Development Kit
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1 x Proto.io annual Freelance subscription

1 x Estimote Development Kit
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1 x Proto.io annual Freelance subscription

1 x Estimote Development Kit
Best Hardware
1 x Arduino Development Kit

6 Months membership to Limassol Hackerspace

Our Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors and partners below, we're able to run Hack{Cyprus} for free.

Hacking wings provided by



The Rules

You can design, sketch and conceptualise beforehand, but all code must be fresh.

You're welcome to come with a team or form a team on the day.Your team must be a maximum of 5 people.

You will have full ownership & IP of whatever you build.

Choose a good problem to solve or build something really awesome. Have fun!


  • Wait, what's a hackathon?

    Hackathons are events where people compete to build interesting technical projects in just over 36 hours. People come together, form teams, brainstorm, share ideas, and help each other build awesome things. All skill levels are highly welcome, so don't be intimidated if you don't feel your coding is up to scratch.

  • Even food?

    Yes! Thanks to our amazing sponsors we will be offering meals, snacks and drinks to everyone.

  • Can I attend hack{cyprus}?

    Everyone is welcome! As long as you are ready to bring your awesome idea to life and follow our simple guidelines you are good to come!

  • Do I need to have a team?

    You're welcome to make a team before the event, but loads of people come without a team. At the start of the event, we'll help everyone find a team. One of the best things about hackathons is meeting hackers from all over the country.

The Venue

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