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News / The RCC presents winners of the BALKATHON 2.0 competition
The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) announced six winning ideas for the Balkathon 2.0 competition on the best digital solutions, at the final ceremony of the competition. The winners include:
-Rogerta Leka and ‘HEST’ team from Albania
-Nenad Jovanovski and ‘Bifrost’ team from Serbia
-Sanela Pajazitović and ‘Pokupi’ team from Montenegro
-Aleksandar Kovač and ‘E-klinika’ team from Bosnia and Herzegovina
-Ilir Asllani and ‘Kosovo Digital Association’ team from Kosovo and
-Katerina Klimovska and ‘ISLAA’ team from North Macedonia
The winners will get an opportunity to present their implemented ideas at the 4th Western Balkans Digital Summit 2021 in Montenegro. Balkathon 2.0 competition opened on 5 May 2021, with an open call to all interested Western Balkan citizens, start-ups, entrepreneurs, students, digital innovation hubs, scientific parks, universities and SMEs.
Out of 90 applicants, 37 teams with over 120 team members were shortlisted, and they got an opportunity to work with assigned mentors. Later on, 12 finalist teams got a chance to present their ideas to the expert jury, which decided on six winners. Balkathon is a regional competition financed by the European Union and implemented by the Regional Cooperation Council.
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