Unify Against Breast Cancer Hackathon with a Chance to Win Cash Prize $2,000

Unify Against Breast Cancer Hackathon with a Chance to Win Cash Prize $2,000

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Date limite
09 oct. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

Devpost announced the 2020 Girls in Tech for a global virtual hackathon to design innovative solutions for those impacted by Breast Cancer (patients, survivors, caregivers). Participants are encouraged to develop mobile application solutions for challenges mentioned in the following tracks. Projects outside of the following tracks are welcome as long as they address a relevant need related to Breast Cancer awareness, prevention, monitoring, and treatment.  

Competition Challenges:

  • Develop a solution to address the systemic challenges that prevent women of color from receiving Breast Cancer screenings and/or treatment.
  • Design a solution to help Breast Cancer patients and caregivers find reliable and credible information with ease.
  • Create a tool or method/solution to monitor side effects of specific cancer treatments in Breast Cancer.
  • Create a tool or method/solution to monitor activities and/or actions to prevent Breast Cancer.

Prizes:

Cash Prize of $2,000 

  • First Place: $1000 cash prize
  • Second Place: $600 cash prize
  • Third Place: $400 cash prize

Eligibility:

  • Individual participants over 18 years old can participate.
  • Teams are welcome to sign up as a group of up to 5 members or as individuals.

Required Documents:

  • Submission form  (Your project must include):
  1. Project Introduction
  2. Project Purpose & Motivation
  3. How this application works
  4. How this application was developed
  5. How to use this application
  6. Difficulties & Challenges you faced
  7. Go-to-Market Evaluation (How will this product be made scalable and accessible to the public?)
  •  Video
  1. Upload a short video demo of your product, including an explanation of the function and solution. 
  2. This video can be submitted as a Youtube link on your Devpost page for your project.
  3. Videos should be a maximum of 3 minutes long.

Judging Criteria:

  • Originality and Innovation Is the application’s concept original and unique?
  • User Experience Is the design easy to use with a quality and intuitive user interface?
  • Usefulness Is this application solving and addressing real issues that users are facing?
  • Go-to-Market Ready How soon can this application be deployed and used by real users?

About Devpost:

Build products, practice skills, learn technologies, win prizes, and grow your network. Hackathons are about learning and having fun. We’ve partnered with great organizations like Oculus, Uber, Evernote, Twitter, Twilio, Venmo, IBM, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and more to bring you new opportunities to practice your skills, learn new technologies / APIs, work on interesting problems, and win some amazing prizes.

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