Hack COVID-19 : Reshaping Societies! (3rd Edition, 2021-I)

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In the first half of 2021 join our 3rd editon of "Hack COVID-19: Reshaping Societies!"

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The impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus is being felt across the globe. Pandemic has completely changed the life of people as we know it.

While the world is still divided on how to act, on one hand, to limit the negative loss of our communities, on the other hand it is a huge occasion for each of us to give now even a stronger try Reshaping our Societies, to figure out and put in place a different way of leaving together finally in harmony with Nature.

We, at Y4PT, we continue to feel it is a one and only opportunity for all the Governments of the world to transform the Societies in which we live in.

We are now launching the 3rd edition of this initiative to find the best of creativity Reshaping our Human Societies for the good.


First Step – Subscription openning: from September 2020

Second Step – Selection of participants to the Mentored Hack event made by Y4PT.

Third Step – Mentored Hack and Workshops (tailor made encounters with Y4PT Mentors will take place to merge people together, discuss, implement, redirect and narrow the ideas, prototypes and skills of participants.

Fourth Step – June 2021: Announcement of winners entitled to participate to the Y4PT Global Hack 2021 that will take place in Melbourne, Australia December 2021.


We are seeking Individuals of any age, already grouped or Teams of people ( particularly formed by Start-Ups, Universities Groups, Youth of any age, Young Professionals, Robotics Experts, Tech individuals, Companies, expert in any of the topics of the call) who will demonstrate their commitment, creativity, or enthusiasm for sustainability in their application. Are you one of those innovative and creative Start-up or Young Company with a great ability to get the most out of limited resources? Then the call is for you!

Submissions will be reviewed by Y4PT and assessed relative to creativity, value and potential for immediate or fast sustainability and replication.


Mobility and Transport – MaaS and Integrated Mobility – Safety

AFTER a force majeure health event – how to reinforce trust and generate innovation on public safety systems, to protect low-income workers, disabled, students and other who rely on transit. How to reduce the number of passengers without losing money. New Mapping for walking, biking and electric scooters. The relationship between demand and supply; how commuters might be persuaded to change their travel patterns; and the prospect of more people opting for private cars.

Logistics and Freight Transport

NEW itineraries in cities and connected cities

Maintaining Education – Enhancing education,

not only in third world countries but also in industrialized countries who have lost ability to educate entire generations (less education, less culture, less respect for the world, generational loss) – Women and Youth trainings

Green Education and Non Formal Education

(suggested: trainings on Respect – Empathy – Behaviour – Sense of belonging) Design long, medium and short term training programs of any kind

Food Innovation and Sustainability – Water – Nutrition

Educate on Nutrition plans on long term basis, education on food and nutrition; Transform the offer of Food Business, reduction industrialized food, rethink agriculture, rethink and reduce, create alternative intensive industrialized farming and breeding.

Waste and recycling

with a special attention to COVID19 waste from health structures and single users ( face masks, gloves , plastic waste )

Air pollution

it is said that COVID19 spreads more in polluted areas; find ways to reduce it


(tracing apps, new materials and textiles for protection masks, protection shelters, future creation of stocks, equipment for hospitals, creation of an efficient medical recycling system and disposal management, effective testing population to restart activities, nutrition plans on long term basis, educational programs on hygiene, reinforcing the immune system)

The loss of environmental and historical memory: reinvent Tourism

preserve the knowledge, the culture , the language of little gems and areas around the world and local tourism. Generate tools to stock Folklore memories and cultural habits of countries

Social collaboration

to support local communities

Maintaining Jobs

Creation of portals for talent exchanges, granular mapping of abilities and jobs requests; need of transparency on changing demands, jobs opportunities, facilitation of redeployment – fast retraining and reskilling ( how to teach digital literacy, social and emotional skills) – help restarting small businesses


Transform the way we consume

Sustainable textile innovative use

in different fields: from urbanism to fashion, from public transport to alternative transport, conductive fibres, wool non woven material for interior design and acoustic management, textile that can communicate, textile waste transformed into motorbikes sets, acoustic pads for high noise absorption in electric vehicle interiors, air permeable and lightweight filament loop structures with higiene properties, solar nonwovens, etc )

Reinvent the Cities

(Urbanism, Architecture, Green landscaping)

Reinvent Life in the Cities of the future

( Leisure activities, how to be together maintaining social distancing, new forms of sharing food )

Community activities

(solidarity initiatives, teaching the use of technologies for elderlies, sharing info platform, how to generate healthy communities ,reinvent jobs, etc.)

Any other concrete idea IN ANY FIELD will be welcome and will examined attentively


Collaboration in acting positively for the world, with the goal in mind of Reshaping Societies is our main focus.

The solutions you can and will create, have the potential to save lives, transform our way of living, benefit the economy, generate income. Small, timely, achievable actions now can have a uniquely powerful impact.

Be the first to break new grounds!

Nevertheless, there are Final Prizes for the 3rd Edition 2021-I

the participation in the next December 2021 Y4PT International Hack event in Melbourne, Australia for the best 3 projects, with one person per team.

A Virtual Fair (Market Place) post Hack, to facilitate contacts with Companies, Countries, Region, Cities and Industries in order to put into practice prototypes and projects.


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Call, Web Page – Hack COVID–19 Reshaping Societies! (

Article – Hack COVID–19 Reshaping Societies: Building A New Normal All Together! (

Article – Be A Hero, Stay At Home! (

Video – Y4PT in time of COVID-19 (

Video –Y4PT – Hack Covid19 – Reshaping Societies – First Edition ( )

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