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Thank you note to Pionneers.io


Pre-acceleration programme Pioneers.io, based in Austria, supports Techfugees’ mission to coordinate the international tech community responses to the needs of… Read More


23 Aug 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Techfugees partners with MIT to find and reward tech solutions to refugee needs


Techfugees is partnering with MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab to find and reward tech-driven solutions to refugee needs. The non-profit organisation launched the competition in… Read More


10 Aug 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Launch of Techfugees Belgium chapter


Techfugees Belgium emerged from civil society initiatives to help asylum-seekers and refugees in Belgium in autumn 2015, when there was… Read More


22 Jul 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Techfugees Athens launched in partnership with Impact Hub Athens


On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, Impact Hub Athens officially launched the Techfugees Athens chapter by hosting a first event “In transit” bringing together immigrants… Read More


10 Jul 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Techfugees Paris marks World Refugee Day with MakeSense


On June 20, Techfugees France  was invited by Make Sense to take part in a special #MKS Room talk dedicated to… Read More


29 Jun 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Techfugees Turkey launches on World Refugee Day


Techfugees Turkey hosted Ramadan Iftar as a launch event with invitees from 10 countries – technology enthusiasts, media and supporting partners… Read More


21 Jun 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Techfugees Cambridge Conference – 2nd July, 2016


An aerial view shows the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, Thursday, July 18, 2013. Angry Syrian refugees urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday to do more to help opponents of President Bashar Assad's government, venting frustration at perceived inaction on their behalf. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

On the 2nd July 2016, Techfugees will be holding a free conference in Cambridge, UK that will look into how technology can improve refugee camps and address the question of data security for humanitarian tech projects. The event will bring together developers, designers, engineers, refugees and NGOs and will be the first event of Techfugees Cambridge. Registration is free.

The event will give particular consideration to improving internet/local network connectivity, data security/privacy and personal empowerment, and look at relevant technologies improving access to training/education/jobs.

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Newcomer Bootcamp: Helsinki Business & Entrepreneurship workshop for Refugees


Earlier this month our very own Tom Hayton travelled to Helsinki to run Newcomer Bootcamp- a business boot camp for refugees… Read More


10 Jun 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Point Conference Sarajevo: how technology can help refugees


“Technology changed the entire face of this crisis. I am absolutely sure that without the use of the internet and… Read More


07 Jun 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



Techfugees Torino winners: the hackathon to design technology solutions using innovative payment solutions


More than forty people, including developers, designers, and students, participated last weekend at the Turin Techfugees Italy challenge: finding innovative… Read More


25 May 2016

Posted by Josephine Goube



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