Interdisciplinary teams of 40 participants
48 hour brain sprint
The winning solution will be used for humanitarian purposes
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic showcased the need to innovate to overcome interruptions in global supply chains and shortages of medical material. There is no other technology aside from 3D printing that has the agility to rapidly prototype and manufacture devices that can be used to help people and healthcare professionals in developing countries.
Mentors will be supporting participants throughout the Hackathon by giving direction, checking on progress and providing expert advice. Mentors come from various backgrounds including Medicine, Computer Science, 3D printing, business and humanitarian organisations
We are looking for passionate students from Medicine*, Computer Science and Engineering to participate in the Hackathon for fun, exciting networking opportunities and inspiring prizes.
*Year 4 or above
Friday, November 26
On the first day we will lay the groundwork for a successful hackathon.
We’ll make sure people get to know each other, get excited and are all on the same page
Saturday, November 27
The second day will be filled with activity. Our teams will come up with first concepts. Jurists will act as mentors and give advice. It will all be topped by inspiring speakers.
Sunday, November 28
On the third day our teams will have come up with their final solutions – put together a presentation present their solutions.