You will find here the answer of the most common questions. Feel free to send us yours and we will add it in this list.

Is there a age restriction?

During the event you have to be 18 or above

Do I need to pay any money to register for the Ideathon?

No. You do not have to pay anything to anyone to register yourself for this event

Do I need to arrange transportation?

You only need to arrange transport to Bodrum Airport or to Bodrum Otogar from their you will have free transport to the Venue and later to the hotel

Do I need to arrange a place to stay?

No the Startin Bodrum organisation will provide free hotelfacilities for the whole weekend

If I want come earlier or stay longer is this possible

Yes ofcourse this is possible, only the Hotel will charge you for the additional days. The price is depending on the Hotel and you need to arrange this directly with the hotel. In your email that you received you can find the hotel details.

Do I need to pay for Breakfast, Lunch or Diner?

No the Startin Bodrum organisation will provide free Breakfast, Lunch and Diner for the whole weekend

Do I need to have any specific qualifications to be a participant for this event?

If you love to solve Bodrum current problems, you are more than welcome to participate, but we insist that you speak and understand English.
As a student you need to have at least an bachelor-degree in:

  • Tourism
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Environment Studies

How do I submit what I have made for the Ideathon?

This is an Ideathon. You need to just submit your detailed synopsis/idea under any one of the given themes.

Does one have to be online and available for the entire duration of the Ideathon?

We provide a venue where you can as a team work together but you can also use the Bodrum surroundingto get inspirational ideas during the event. We expect you at certain times in the venue

Since there is no specific technology mentioned, are there any restrictions on using number of pre-built libraries?

There is no restriction to use any language, technology stack, or libraries. You can use any of them to create the web/mobile application.

Who will own the IP (Intellectual Property) Rights of the solution I presented?

As this a fully sponsored event the Bodrum ThinkTank will be the owner of the IP of the solution. You will be rewarded with an award, and have the possibility to join later the development of the solution

If my solution approach is not in line with a challenge but solves a problem in Bodrum, can I apply?

Yes you can apply, if the idea/solution approach is good you can be selected.

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