A 5-day competition for all students interested in finding a sustainable healthtech solution to tackle the global non-communicable disease epidemic
£10 refundable deposit following participation
5 days to form a team, develop an idea, and have the opportunity to pitch in front of a live jury of industry experts
All networking, talks and mentorship will be hosted via Slack and Zoom. You will receive a handbook with all the necessary links and resources
Students and recent graduates can participate from across the world
In addition to getting the chance the solve a real-life public health challenge, The hackathon is an incredible opportunity to network with brilliant students across some of the world's best universities
Expect daily Zoom networking sessions and workshops, access to 1-on-1 mentorship with industry professionals, and some incredible cash and non-cash prizes!
According to the WHO, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, are the leading cause of mortality and account for 70% of deaths worldwide. The prevalence of NCDs is predicted to increase by 17% in the next 10 years, which demonstrates the significance this challenge places on health systems to address these health needs
How can technology help?
THIS IS A NON-TRADITIONAL HACKATHON. You do NOT have to come up with a tech product, just an idea.