Interested in “challenging” a federated Testbed?  

Join the SoftFIRE team in its first Hackathon in Berlin!


Where:  in Berlin at Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS   

When:  May 4-5, 2017.


The Hackathon will consist of two parts:

  • An interactive training session with the SoftFIRE team
  • A contest focused on Open Baton and NFV

This event will be an important opportunity for developers, practitioners and interested third parties that could work on top of the SoftFIRE platform. 

The Hackathon will be also an opportunity for possible Experimenters of next SoftFIRE Open Calls to get familiar with the programmability of the platform. 

More details about the event, rules for participation and judging criteria can be found here.

The number of participants to the Hackathon will be limited to 10 teams of 2-3 people each, so start register immediately!

Registrations will close on April 25, 2017 at 17.00 CEST (Brussels Time).


Duration of the event: access to the platform will be granted to all selected participants for two days, from 9:00 to 18:00 CEST (Berlin time).

Type of participants: all interested in the domain of NFV/SDN and 5G research that want to familiarize with the SoftFIRE federated testbed.  

Rules of participation:

Teams: The number of participants will be limited to 10 teams composed of 2 or 3 people. Each team has to register by filling out the form completely.

The SoftFIRE project reserves the rights to select the attendees among those who request it. For fairness to participants, winners of the First Open Call are not allowed to participate. 

Prizes: The winner team of the Hackathon will be rewarded with a prize of 7,000€. 


Initial introduction to the SoftFIRE platform

Information to Open Baton and the related NFVO API 

Open Call document: SoftFIRE Hackathon Document