A hackathon is a design sprint-like event where innovative minds team up an compete in developing new concepts and solutions. AquaHack, the world’s first aquaculture themed hackathon took place in Bergen, in April with 40 attendees competing for both cash prizes and actual opportunities to create new solutions for the aquaculture industry. AquaHack gathered a diverse group for an intense and exciting 40 hour case-competition focused on solving problems in aquaculture with the help of data and novel concepts. Amidst industry specialists, food, drinks and snacks the creative minds laboured incessantly to deliver their concepts in time. On the final day, presentations took place in front of a crowd consisting of members from the whole ecosystem such as academics, industry experts, journalists, investors, students and farmers.