HackMed aims to bring together hackers, dreamers, and doers to solve problems related to humanity’s elementary need, health.

There are many problems that plague medicine and healthcare. It is a wonder why these problems still exist, given how crucial health is to everyone here on Earth.

What better way to accelerate the solving of these problems by integrating technology into our radical solutions, while providing a safe, creative environment for people to do so?

HackMed aims to bring together hackers, dreamers, and doers to solve problems related to humanity’s elementary need, health.

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Prizes

£772 in prizes

Ultimate Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi!

Freenove Ultimate Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi 4 B 3 B+, 434 Pages Detailed Tutorials, Python C Java, 223 Items, 57 Projects, Learn Electronics and Programming, Solderless Breadboard

Foldable Mini Drone

Foldable Mini Drone for Kids and Beginners,Pocket RC Nano Quadcopter with Altitude Hold,Headless Mode,3D Flips and High Speed Spin Function,Fun Gift

Metal Wire Puzzle

YGZN Metal Wire Puzzle Set of 16 with Pouch,IQ Test Mind Game Brain Teaser Magic Trick Toy for Kids and Adults (Blue-Yellow)

Google Home

Plug and Play Webcam

Webcam HD 720P Web Camera with Built-in Mic, PAPALOOK PA150 Plug and Play USB Webcams for Video Calling Recording Conference, Compatible with Windows 7/8/10/XP/Vista

Devpost Achievements

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Eligibility

Current or recent (< 1 year) university students

Requirements

Each team of 4 people has to submit their project documents and presentations.

Judges

Dennis Wang

Dennis Wang
Bioinformatics Lecturer

Conor Wooley

Conor Wooley
Healthcare Analyst

Daniel Camilleri

Daniel Camilleri
CEO of Cyberselves

Martina Sciola

Martina Sciola
MathWorks

Steve Jubb

Steve Jubb
Urban Flows Observatory

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    How new the idea? Is it the next Uber for doctors or are they creating something groundbreaking new?
  • Usefulness
    Did the solution solve a real-world medical problem? How much of an impact will it have on medicine and healthcare?
  • Technical difficulty
    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?
  • Design/User experience/Polish
    Did the team build something with the end user in mind? How polished is the hack.

themes

  • Machine Learning/AI
  • Productivity
  • Social Good