SAS Hackathon

Where Your Curiosity Leads to Innovation

Congratulations to the Winners

The results of this year’s SAS Hackathon are in! Our distinguished panel of judges – more than 100 with diverse expertise – evaluated business cases and selected teams with the most impressive hacks. Winners were selected from eight sub-industries, six technologies and three regions.

Visit SAS Hacker’s Hub to discover business cases from the winning teams.

Award ceremony archived on LinkedIn and YouTube.


A Virtual Event for Technologists

AMERICAS | Sept. 27-29    •    ASIA PACIFIC and EMEA | Sept. 28-29

Hack stats at a glance

The hackathon garnered amazing interest and participation from the brightest data scientists and technology enthusiasts worldwide. Their goal: tackle some of the most challenging business and humanitarian issues using SAS Analytics, AI and open source on Microsoft Azure.

1,300 individuals from 75 countries applied.

70 teams representing 135 organizations qualified.

More than 50 teams submitted business cases.

SAS Hackathon overview

Discover innovative hackathon business cases

Past participants in our global hackathon delivered solutions to real-world problems by using big data and AI. See what teams built together and learn more about these outstanding projects. Plus, check out our latest e-book highlighting last year's impactful hackathon projects.

Engage with data enthusiasts

A community just for you

Collaborate with fellow hackers.

Visit (set up a profile) then subscribe to Hacker’s Hub, a special community designed for the hackathon. You’ll see teams and mentors working together, and the collaboration that comes from tackling problems worth solving.

Get social

Intrigue people and get them excited about your ideas and project.

LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram are great places to share and join in the conversation about the SAS Hackathon. Be sure to use our hashtag #SAShackathon.