International Quantum Hackathon 2024


24. 6. – 25. 6. 2024


FIT CTU in Prague

Thákurova 9, Prague 6


Ends 2 June, 18:00




Whether you’re a seasoned quantum enthusiast or a curious newcomer, the International Quantum Hackathon invites you to join the vanguard of the technological revolution. The winning team will be invited to present the solution 26 June at the Quantum Day 2024 conference. This event is conducted in English.

Dare to disrupt, innovate, and harness the power of the quantum realm as we shape the future together, one qubit at a time. You don’t need to know how to operate a quantum computer to participate! …But you will operate one at the end!

What’s in it for you?

  • Insight into quantum
  • Expert mentoring
  • New contacts
  • Trying out the quantum computer
  • Prizes
  • Fun 


Who is up for the challenge?

  • Hackers from countries participating in the Three Seas Initiative
  • Programmers with some Python knowledge
  • Quantum enthusiasts
  • Visionaries pushing the boundaries of possible 
  • Business designers

Thanks to unexpected interest from the Czech Republic, to uphold the international character, application deadline for international participants has been extended to 2 June!


17–21 June 2024: Stabilizing the Qubits (prep week – online)

A week from 17 June is the preparation week you should spend getting to know more about quantum computing, familiarizing yourself with the Qiskit platform, building your team, and getting your topic sorted out. You will not be alone, we will guide you through the week and support you with:

  • Free online learning resources (in English)
  • Q&A Discord channel
  • Evening online session facilitating team creation and hackathon topic selection

24 June 2024: Establishing Superposition (in person)

On-site event at CTU FIT (Thákurova 9) will be running from 9 am to 10 pm. A day full of hacking, mentoring, and running stuff on the real Quantum Computer from IBM.

25 June 2024 AM: Correcting for Error (in person)

Leaving the whole Tuesday to finish up any work that still needs to be done, incorporate any feedback, and prepare for the final presentation in front of the jury.

25 June 2024 PM: Measuring the System (in person)

Final presentations, evaluation by jury, announcement of results.


International Quantum Hackathon is organized under the auspices of doc. RNDr. Vojtěch Petráček, CSc., rector of the Czech technical university in Prague (CTU). For the CTU the organizers are the Faculty of Information Technology and the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering.


Supported by

Tato akce je realizována v rámci projektu Podpora podnikavosti, který je součástí Národního plánu obnovy, komponenty 1.4 Digitální ekonomika a společnost, inovativní start-upy a nové technologie, financovaného z Evropského fondu pro regionální rozvoj.


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