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01.06.2021

Meet and Code 2021 Begins! Apply for Grants

Starting June 1st, our Meet and Code invites local nonprofits across Europe to apply for micro-grants to organize events that foster interest in and access to digital skills among young Europeans. The aim of Meet and Code is to help build a world in which every young European has the digital skills required to shape their own […]

14.04.2021

How to get more girls into IT?

Meet and Code Purpose Talks starts next week! Join a conversation about #girlsinSTEM  on April 20th at 16.00 CET. Now in its fifth year, Meet and Code remains Europe’s favorite digital skills program for youth, and continues to grow in popularity and reach. This growth has added fuel to our purpose of promoting digital inclusion, by fostering […]

16.03.2021

Meet and Code Award 2020 Winners

March 16, 2021, we celebrated the virtual Meet and Code Awards 2020. Almost 900 entries were received, and 15 finalists were shortlisted by an expert panel of judges. The following NGOs were awarded this year’s winning titles and received €2,000 in prize money: Girls do IT! Germany’s Webseminar by Mar de Colores e.V. Led by […]

18.01.2021

We know the Finalists of Meet and Code Award 2020

In 2020, Meet and Code was looking for the third time for best practice events that illustrated how tech can improve lives. Almost 900 events participated in the Meet and Code Award 2020. The Jury selected 15 exceptional events as finalists. We are very pleased to share the great selection of the Meet and Code 2020 Award finalists for each […]

01.12.2020

Meet and Code 2020 in Numbers

In 2020, Meet and Code extended its reach, included new countries, established new partnerships, new Award category and adjusted to the challenging reality of 2020 -Meet and Code went online. NEW PARTNERSHIP We could share the joy of coding thanks to the help of the program’s newly appointed partner, Germany‘s Federal Ministry of the Interior, […]

21.08.2020

Meet and Code Kick Off

On September 1st, Kick-Off Event “Meet And Code” 2020 will begin two months of coding! On September 1st, at 11.00 CET Germany‘s Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI) including State Secretary Dr. Markus Richter for the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Hartmut Thomsen (President Middle & Eastern Europe, SAP) and Fabrizia Benini, Head of […]

01.06.2020

Meet and Code 2020 Returns, Virtually!

Meet and Code – micro-grants for nonprofits to organise coding events for young Europeans return virtually! Meet and Code is possible thanks to strategic partnerships and collaborations with SAP,  Stifter-helfen and Techsoup partners in 35 countries. Our initiative helps accelerate commitments to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and will help take massive strides in conquering […]

12.05.2020

Winners of Meet and Code Awards 2019

Meet and Code 2019 has come to an end with Virtual Awards Ceremony. Lots of inspiring projects and progressive ideas were brought to life within the Meet and Code project. Today we met the best ideas in four categories: Community, Diversity, Girls Do IT!, Code for Planet.   Scheduled to take place in Budapest during the month […]

06.01.2020

Empowering Young Generation With Digital Skills

Meet and Code empowers 8 – 24 year olds Europeans with 21st century skills they need to participate in tomorrow’s digital world. Co-created and supported by SAP in partnership with Haus des Stiftens gGmbH and TechSoup Europe network of partners reached 138 000 young Europeans in last 3 years! Mission We support local nonprofits across […]

07.11.2019

More than 56,000 Children and Young Adults Participate in Coding-Events across Europe

Taking place during EU Code Week (5 – 20 October 2019), Meet and Code empowers 8 – 24 year olds Europeans with 21st century skills they need to participate in tomorrow’s digital world. This year’s Meet and Code highlights saw more than 1,200 code events across 25 European countries, with female participation reaching 47 percent […]

04.10.2019

Meet and Code 2019 Kick Off: 1200+ Free Coding-Events

October 5, EU Code Week starts – two weeks celebration of creativity, problem-solving and collaboration through programming and other tech activities. Young people aged 8 – 24 can choose from more than 1200 programming events at Meet and Code organised by local nonprofits in 25 European countries. Free Coding Events in 25 Countries Meet and […]

22.09.2019

Meet and Code Award

We are happy to announce that nonprofits from 25 European countries registered more than 2,000 event ideas promoting coding and digital skills in our Meet and Code initiative! All of them have a chance to win the 2000 euros prize in Public Voting! For the third time in a row, thanks to SAP and our […]

27.08.2019

Meet and Code Grants Available Until September 8

Until September 8, nonprofits from 25 European countries may apply for Meet and Code grants. Get 300-500 euro and promote coding and digital skills! It is the high time to prepare yourself for upcoming European Code Week (5 – 20 October 2019) and prepare great coding event for participants aged  8 – 24! We encourage nonprofits to cooperate with teachers, […]

03.06.2019

Meet and Code 2019: Grant Applications Now Open

Starting June 3, the initiative Meet and Code invites local nonprofits across Europe to apply for micro-grants to organize events that foster interest in and access to digital skills among young Europeans. Last year, more than 50,000 young people took part in 1,100 programming events. Grants of up to 500 Euro are available to bring […]

12.03.2019

Winners of Meet and Code Award

On the weekend from March, 8 to 10, the time had finally come: More than 700 organisations from all over Europe had applied – 15 made it to the finals. The Meet and Code Coding Initiative awarded the Meet and Code Award for the first time to the most creative ideas for getting children and […]

 
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