Makeathon is a event in which makers and others involved in software and hardware development, including electrical engineering students, mechanical engineering students, and others, collaborate intensively on hardware projects.
Goal of a Makeathon
Is to create usable hardware with the goal of creating a functioning product by the end of the event. Makeathon tend to have a specific focus, which can include the programming language used, the 3D printing, electronics components. In other cases, there is no restriction on the type of software, hardware being used.