HackMed is a medical hackathon aimed at developing creative solutions to solve problems within medicine and healthcare. It is a student-run event for individuals from various backgrounds interested in the crossroads of life sciences and technology.
Throughout the weekend, hackers at HackMed will have a unique opportunity to learn from each other, build awesome projects together, and share them with other hackers. This will allow a multi-disciplinary mesh of people working on developing solutions to pressing problems within healthcare and medicine.
$948 in prizes
Amazon Echo Dot
iPazzPort Upgraded Backlight Mini Wireless Keyboards
moreFit Slim Fitness Tracker
Best Use of Data by Oxford Nanopore Technologies
IEASSAU Mini gadget cube
Best Use of the Nexmo API
Amazon Echo Spot
Best use of GitHub/Open-source
4 Vouchers for the GitHub shop [more information to follow]
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Dr. Dennis Wang
University of Sheffield
Oxford Nanopore Technologies
Sheffield Children's Hospital
Did the solution solve a real-world medical problem? How much of an impact will it have on medicine and healthcare?
Technical difficulty (25%)
How hard was it to implement the solution? Was it a simple website or did the team build something that we’ve not seen before?
How new the idea? Is it the next Uber for doctors or are they creating something groundbreaking new?
Design/User experience/Polish (25%)
Did the team build something with the end user in mind? How polished is the hack?