Join us in innovating, collaborating and building - an inclusive hackathon for hands-on experience

Event Date: May 5th - May 6th, 2023

Thinking North SmartCities Hackathon Promo

Watch the exclusive promo video of the Thinking North Smart Cities Hackathon 2023 powered by Seneca Polytechnic.

About the Hackathon

An all-inclusive student-focused innovation competition.

Experiential Learning

Expand your creative tools through unique experiential learning


Collaborate with minds from diverse backgrounds.

Mentorship and Technical Support

Receive mentorship to bring your ideas to life.


Showcase your solutions in a fun and lively environment.

Winning Opportunities

Win grand prizes and gain recognition.


By students, for students

Winners and Prizes

Grand Prize

$5000 CAD

For the Winner of Hackathon.

First Nations Challenge Set Winner

$2500 CAD

For bringing out the best project for First Nation Health Category.

Runner Up

$2000 CAD

For being the Runner Up of overall hackathon project.

Challenge Set Winner

$500 CAD

For Each Challenge Set Category.

Also get ready for Free food, Games, Door Prizes, Swags, Gift Cards.

Hackathon Timeline (2023)

April 29th

Registration Ends

The last date to make your mark and join us for the “ThinkingNorth Smart Cities Hackathon 2023”.

May 2nd - 3rd

Qualifier (Virtual)

You along with your team would work on one of the challenge sets and will prepare a solution proposal.

May 5th

Finale Day 1 (Virtual)

If your submission is selected for the next round, you will be joining us on first day of finale virtually.

May 6th

Finale Day 2 (Hybrid)

Second day of finale could be attended in-person or online with a lot of mentoring and fun activities.

Challenge Set Categories

Explore a variety of challenges in the hackathon and demonstrate your innovative skills and creativity. Choose your passion and make a real-world impact.

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Mental Health

Data Privacy and Security

Student Experience

Smart Business

Smart Health

First Nations People Health Care

Our Sponsors and Partners

Thinking North Investors Group,

A big shoutout to our title sponsor.

The Organizing Committee

A few glimpses from our Instagram.
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Contact Us

Want to reach out directly?


Seneca College Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave E, North York, Toronto, ON M2J 2X5