The George Hacks Medical Solutions Hackathon is a 24-hour innovation competition where interdisciplinary teams of 2-4 students work to solve healthcare problems sponsored by our partnering organizations. This year, the event will occur virtually on the weekend of January 16th-17th, 2021. Problem statements will fall under one of three tracks: assistive technology, communication, and telemedicine.
Join our event Discord server to find a team; attend our live sessions; and access important resources >> https://discord.com/invite/MvmVMuRfQS
Read more about George Hacks Medical Solutions 2021 through our Participant Information Packet >> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Y2r3jTj-FVw9vi9aB_VNq16jrLHge9PO/view?usp=sharing
Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to participate.
Devpost will be used for the demo round of judging. We expect teams to submit a 3-minute video of their project along with a written description of no more than 5 sentences.
$2,800 in prizes
Apple iPad (Latest Model)
Smartphone Mini Projector
Fitbit Charge 4
Spot Prize TBD
Smart Reusable Notebook
Spot Prize TBD
Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Technical Director, George Hacks
Are the team members from different disciplines? Is there a wide-range of skills / experiences? Are they all graduate students? Undergraduate students?
Satisfaction of Pitch Requirements and Goals (30%)
Does the proof of concept/prototype/product address the stated requirements and goals of the pitch?
Potential to Improve User’s Healthcare Experience (25%)
How well did the team conduct a needs analysis? Did they keep the end user in mind? Is there evidence of human-centric elements to the team’s solution?
How well did the team integrate novel aspects into their proof of concept/prototype/product?
Resource Utilization (10%)
How well did the team use provided resources to achieve the stated requirements and goals?
Technical Journey (10%)
How well did the team describe the journey of their proof of concept/prototype/product, from initial technical exploration to design, development, and testing? If the team ran into technical challenges, did they address them?