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MIT Hacking Medicine@SG 2015

July 25, 2015 @ 8:30 am - July 26, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Theme: Ageing In Place

Do you want to innovate solutions for the rapidly growing ageing market?
Integrate and enhance a variety of elderly health/wellness services to be accessible in and out of the home?
Delight a grandparent with an experience that helps them keep healthy. Bring peace of mind to the adult children and families who care for them. Seamlessly connect the elderly to their healthcare providers and family caregivers.

Join MIT Hacking Medicine in Singapore on 25-26 July!


Co-located with Singapore’s biggest hackathon ever, the solutions you and your team create this weekend will help older Singaporeans age-in-place and maximise their golden years. On top of contributing towards Singapore’s Smart Nation building efforts, $25,000 worth of prizes are up for grabs under the first-ever MIT Hacking Medicine@SG 2015.

Healthcare hackathon participants come from all walks of life! Even if you’ve never been to a hackathon before, this is the weekend to meet, ideate, and hack with like-minded healthcare professionals, engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs.

Thank you for your interest! Registration has closed.
You will receive a confirmation email from us on the status of your registration. Please note that walk-ins are not allowed.
For further enquiries, please contact hazel_yee@ida.gov.sg

1st July Workshop
Missed our 1st July workshop? Download the materials and sample key problem statements here!

What is a Healthcare Hackathon?
Healthcare hackathons bring clinicians and other healthcare professionals together with a diverse group of engineers, students, programmers, designers and entrepreneurs to solve the toughest problems in healthcare. These events create networks, foster vibrant communities and have resulted in innovative solutions to complex problems. In many cases, projects have evolved into new venture opportunities for start-up companies.

Please return here closer to the event to get the most up-to-date schedule.

TimeProgramme (DAY 1, 25 July 2015)
8.30amRegistration, Breakfast
9.30amKick-off, welcome
9.40amProblem statements from partners
10.15amHack 101, How to pitch
10.30amProblem pitch
11.15amSocial mingling
11.45amSolution pitch
12:30pmOverview of the rest of the day
12.45pmLunch served, Hack!
1pmMentors available
3pmeadline for team sign up, tea
6pmDinner served, keep hacking
TimeProgramme (DAY 2, 26 July 2015)
8.30-9:30 amBreakfast
10am-1pmPitch practice sessions with mentors
12pmLunch served
2pmFinal presentations
4pmJudges deliberate
4.30pmPrize winners can be announced
5pmRefreshments, networking


Rules and Regulations
a. Within a 24-hour timeframe, participating teams are required to develop solutions towards the “ageing-in-place” theme. Teams can also choose to work on additional, more specific challenge statements (to be released at a later stage after the pre-hackathon workshop).
b. Each team MUST produce some sort of “prototype” to demonstrate their solution.
c. Each team MUST participate in the final pitching segment at the end of the hackathon.

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Supporting Singapore Ministries and Agencies:
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Supporting Partners:
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Media Partner:
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For further enquiries on MIT Hacking Medicine@SG 2015, please email Candy at candy@smart.mit.edu.

More about Hackathon@SG2015
Co-located with MIT Hacking Medicine@SG 2015, Hackathon@SG 2015 will be Singapore’s largest hackathon! Participants will work on urban challenges impacting Singapore and help ideate, code and create solutions to contribute towards Singapore’s Smart Nation building efforts. More information can be found here.


July 25, 2015 @ 8:30 am
July 26, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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