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21 CHALLENGES TO SHAPE THE 21ST CENTURY
Odyssey is a non-profit online incubator for multi-stakeholder collaboration that connects governmental, corporate, scientific and nonprofit partners with anyone that can contribute to building open source solutions for complex 21st-century challenges. Together, we create an interconnected, multi-stakeholder ecosystem where we discover the future by building it.
The Odyssey Innovation Program is a seasonal, 10-month journey starting from problem identification to building the solutions and implementing multi-stakeholder pilots. The highlight of the program is Odyssey Momentum, the Online Mass Collaboration Arena opening once a year, to solve complex 21st century challenges. This completely new online experience of 49 hours allows everyone to embrace the potential of the internet and open a new world of possibilities to collaborate and create value.
Momentum takes place on November 13-15, 2020
Join Momentum now to experience the future of online collaboration and contribute to 105 solutions being built by more than 2,000 participants for 21 challenges. Learn more about Momentum
The most important thing at the start is to make sure you really believe in what you are trying to achieve and that you are solving a problem that is worth solving. You want to get that fundamental thing so right.
- ODYSSEY POLARISNOVEMBER 7 2019
- CHALLENGES ANNOUNCEDDECEMBER 4 2019
- ODYSSEY CONNECTFEBRUARY 4-5 2020
- TOUCHING BASE SESSIONSJUNE 18 2020
- CHALLENGE WORKSHOPSMay & SEPTEMBER 2020
- GETTING READYOCTOBER 2020
- ODYSSEY MOMENTUM 2020NOVEMBER 13 – 15 2020
- ODYSSEY IGNITENOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2020
TOUCHING BASE SESSION
May & SEPTEMBER
GETTING READY PHASE
ODYSSEY MOMENTUM 2020
NOVEMBER 13 – 15
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER
ODYSSEY IN THE PRESS
“The reason why hundreds of hackers from 29 different countries have travelled to Groningen is clear and unambiguous: Code a new reality.”
A COLLABORATIVE ECOSYSTEM
The challenges of the 21st century won’t be solved by single entities but by collaborative ecosystems. Odyssey brings together a unique international ecosystem of key stakeholders, from startups to big corporates, from creatives to regulators, from developers to legal experts, and many others, each holding a part of the solution in their hands.