What Is Shift Faro

This is a 100% free Hackathon, Workshops and Talks event for beginners and experts alike created and sponsored by multiple entities of the region.

Attendees should develop a project in 48h and present it to a jury for recognition and prizes.

Why Participate

Check what’s trendy

Learn the latest tendencies of the industry.

A challenge for your skills

3 days of non stop development action.

Recognition & Visibility

Get the attention you deserve to the project you develop by exposing it to the community and companies.

Learn new technologies

With Talks and Workshops everyday, learn new tools to reach new heights


A chance to know your peers and companies in the tech business.

100% Free

We provide the space, food and drinks and the participants provide the projects and creativity.
Location & Travelling

Complexo Pedagógico - Campus da Penha

The venue is at the heart of the academic world of the region, the Penha Campus of Universidade do Algarve

  • By Car: College campus mave multiple parking spaces near the event location.
  • By Bus: Line 18 passes directly through the campus.
  • By Plane: Faro’s international airport has taxis and bus.
  • By Train: Faro’s train station is near the downtown, where the bus station is. Also there are always taxis outside.
  • By foot: Even on foot takes about 30 minutes from the train or the bus station.
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