ICUV – International Centre
The International Center for Ukrainian Victory
To demonstrate regional leaders’ ability to develop and implement innovative ideas, thereby improving people’s lives and contributing to the strengthening of democracy, effective and transparent governance, and popularization of Ukraine as a country of innovation and creativity.
Find local leaders who have innovative solutions, IT/digital proposals, and creative ideas, connect them to a network of active “changemakers,” and assist them in putting their projects into action.
This term was coined at the end of the 1990s (English “hackathon,” which is a combination of the words “hack,” which means “hacker,” and “marathon) to describe meetings that bring together specialists from various fields of programming to jointly develop certain IT ideas, promote them, and contribute to their implementation. Their main goal is to encourage industry newcomers to reveal their potential and motivate them to realize their ideas.