Lumohacks 2018 - Canada's Ultimate Health Hackathon

193 Registered Allowed team size: 2 - 4

Winners are announced.

hackathon
starts on:
Sep 15, 2018, 12:00 PM
ends on:
Sep 16, 2018, 03:30 PM

Winners

Rules

Judging Criteria:

  1. Execution of Theme
  2. The technology is able to express the theme “XXX”.
  3. It effectively demonstrates how it addresses a pressing medical-related risk faced by the tech sector.
  4. Ability for the judges to clearly understand (1) what the desired functionality is, and (2) see that the functionality is behaving as expected

Question to ask: - Does the technology present any link or relevance to the theme? Did the presentation easily express the functionality of the technology?

  1. Innovation
  2. The technology is able to exhibit its technical soundness (potential), and demonstrate how it was developed and the bases for its conceptualization.
  3. The technology is more technically challenging than others.

Question to ask: - Is this a new perspective on the matter that might change the field? Ground-breaking?

  1. Novelty
  2. The technology is able to show that it does not duplicate any technologies developed in the past.. Or, some elements of the technology are novel or have not been seen before.

Questions to ask: - Is this a new piece of technology

  1. Viability
  2. The solution is able to demonstrate feasibility of success and potential for future replication or up scaling.

Questions to ask: - Did the team deliver code/hardware? Is there a working app/prototype or just ”proof of concept?”

  1. Impact
  2. The technology can demonstrate the potential for impact and a high rate of success for effectiveness. It has the potential of making a difference in target users’ life. There is a high likelihood that it will bring real value and solutions.

Questions to ask: - Can this be used? Will this make my (target users’) life better?

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