Czech students, together with Insane Business Ideas s.r.o. (CEE Hacks) with the support of the capital city of Prague, prg.ai, FIT CTU, UNICO.AI and uLékaře.cz are organizing UniHack, an online hackathon that will take place from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 May 2020. The aim of the project is to come up with quick-to-implement ideas that will help companies, organizations and places that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The judges will evaluate the ideas according to three categories: feasibility, contribution to combating the consequences of COVID 19 and innovation. The organizers and partners will help to finalize the selected ideas and bring them to the worlds, ideally in cooperation with the research team. In addition, all published “hacks” will be open-source, ie accessible to all participants in the hackathon, including partners and the public. The goal is to help everyone who needs it, as much as possible.
- A city serving people
- Education for the future
- Transformation and stabilization of companies
- AI and the use of data potential
- Smarter healthcare
The organizers will publish the specific calls on Wednesday, 29 April 2020.
The judges will award a total of 5 teams and the best team in each challenge will receive a prize of CZK 10,000. The organizers can also announce the absolute winner of the hackathon, who will receive another CZK 10,000. In addition, hackathon partners can award their own prize to solution teams of their choice.
Who can join?
- INNOVATORS: Students, creatives, professionals or amateurs; already formed teams with ideas or individuals who join a team on the spot
- COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Businesses or institutions looking for new ideas, unconventional views and innovations
- MENTORS: Experts with knowledge of the functioning of companies and institutions who can direct efforts in the right direction
The whole hackathon is free of charge for the participants. Furthermore, all you need to participate in the hackathon is a computer with an internet connection, a tablet or a mobile phone. Everything will be solved via the web, in particular via Slack, Zoom, Facebook or Youtube. All communication will run online, therefore, you don’t have to be in any particular place.
The application deadline is Thursday, April 30, 2020.
You can find further information at the official websites: //www.unihack.cz/