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Spaulding Rehab Hackathon

October 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The Spaulding Hackathon focuses on the development of creative and innovative solutions specifically for rehabilitation medicine challenges. This is your chance to join with other talented individuals to look for innovative ways to solve problems to benefit caregivers and patients. Presented by the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding, this hackathon event brings clinicians, engineers, designers, programmers, and entrepreneurs together to tackle clinical and healthcare related problems specific to rehabilitative medicine.

Guest Speakers

Friday 10/14

Hugh Herr, PhD

Associate Professor, Media Arts and Sciences Associate Professor, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Director of the Biomechatronics Group at The MIT Media Lab

 

Saturday 10/15
Andrea Ippolito
VA Innovators Network Lead, Department of Veteran Affairs
Entrepreneur
Co-Founder MIT Hacking Medicine

Prizes

1st place prize
$2000 Cash
$5000 legal Services from Foley Hoag
$3500 iOS development from Beacon Growth
3 month Membership to Cambridge Innovation Center

2nd Place Prize
$1000 Cash
$1500 iOS Development

Best Design Award
$10,000 Design services from Mad*Pow

All winners eligible to participate in the Spaulding Accelerator Program.

Details

Start:
October 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
End:
October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
http://spauldingrehab.org/education-and-training/hackathon/

Organizers

MIT Hacking Medicine
Spaulding Rehabilition Hospital
Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Venue

Microsoft NERD Center
1 Memorial Drive
Cambridge,MA02142United States
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