Overview

Dept of IT & BT, Govt of Karnataka is conducting a virtual Global Hackathon in collaboration with Global Innovation Alliance Partners and Startup Innovation Hubs from across the globe to create solutions that addresses local or global societal needs.

This year’s theme is ‘Innovation & Impact’. This event has always been a strategic platform for industries, technologies, and use cases worldwide to understand and to leverage the latest technical innovations.

After 30 days, top 20 winners of the Global Hackathon from across the globe will be invited to the Bengaluru Tech Summit.

Get ready to be a part of an event like never before, that will offer knowledge, networking and business opportunities from Thursday, November 29th – Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at Bengaluru Palace, Bengaluru, India.

Visit : www.bengalurutechsummit.com

Hackathon Partner

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DigitalOcean Cloud credits worth $100 to each of the participants.

Technology Partner

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Link for the resources for below theme can be found here

For the top 20 finalists, each finalist will be receiving $1000 worth credits. In addition, top 20 finalists will also be receiving exciting goodies (T-shirts, stickers etc.).

Themes

The mission of BTS Global Hackathon is to create technology solutions and initiatives, that will contribute to the social good and address the needs and challenges facing humanity.

Technology Domains:

  • AI
  • IoT
  • Telecom
  • Blockchain
  • Cyber Security
  • Intelligent Apps
  • Analytics, ML
  • Robotics, AR/VR
  • Biotechnology [BioPharma, AgriTechnology, BioServices, BioIndustrial, BioInformatics, Bio Energy BioFuels]
Healthcare

Use technology to create smart healthcare solutions for people residing in urban centres. A unified healthcare system, with collecting and sharing of data along with analysis and research practices, is what will determine the future of urban healthcare.

Water

A city cannot be truly smart without smart water infrastructure. Develop technology solutions for more efficient plant operations, optimization of pumping, asset management, power usage optimization, leak detection, detection of contaminants, and consumer access to individual usage.

Agriculture

Sustainable food production is an urgent task, considering climate change and pressure on natural resources. How can technology contribute to food production in an urban environment.

Transport

Cities all across the world are growing a at a rapid rate. The transportation services should scale with the growing needs. Great infrastructure and transport is required for rapid expansions in every aspect. Develop smart transport solutions for growing needs of economy.

Waste

As our cities are getting bigger, we are piling up heaps of waste all around us. Come up with innovative ways to make urban waste management more automated and efficient.

Prizes

Main Prizes
First prize
USD 6,750
Second Prize
USD 4050
Third Prize
USD 1350
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