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XR EcoHack 2020

XR + Environment + Education


24 Hours of EcoHacking

All student participant slots have been filled! Be sure to follow along with the event on November 28th on the Unity College instagram. Click the button above to sign up for information future hackathons.

Hosted by Unity College Innovation Lab in partnership with Yale Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, University of Michigan’s Alternate Reality Initiative, MetaVRse, Esri, LBX Immersive, and Quinnipiac Game Design & Development,  XR EcoHack 2020 is a dynamic virtual hackathon.


November 28-29, 2020

XR EcoHack 2020

XR = eXtended Reality

XR is reshaping how we imagine, design, and experience the world. Dive into virtual, mixed and augmented reality and expand your own reality.

Create Sustainable Solutions

Team up to create sustainable solutions to global environmental challenges using emerging XR technologies. How cool is that?

Hack Your Own Education

Discover new ways to make online environmental education more immersive, dynamic, experiential, and effective. If you were the president of your school, how would you shape your EcoEducation?

What’s in it for you?

Take your education beyond the classroom.

From Saturday to Sunday, team up with other hackers, experiment with new technology, and get inspired!

We provide you with the resources, connections, and tools. You get to share your work with a community of hackers, mentors, and professionals. If you finish and present your idea, you will have a shot at over $1000 in prizes at the end of the 24 hours!


Get inspired by presentations and workshops from industry professionals. Gain the skills necessary to rapidly prototype in 3D. Create immersive educational experiences.


Bring your idea to life through rapid prototyping using the power of the MetaVRse Engine



Work with industry thought leaders and mentors: game developers, climate scientists, XR experts, 3D artists, and UX designers. Meet new friends who are passionate about XR technology, the environment, and education.