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Society of Medical Innovation x MedTech's Got Talent: Health Hackathon

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Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

Ground floor, building E10, UNSW Australia

Kensington, NSW 2033

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Welcome to the Society Of Medical Innovation’s 2018 Health Hackathon, run in conjunction with the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre at UNSW!

SOMI’s Health Hackathon is a 3 day event where you will be given the chance to form a team and develop your own innovative medical idea!

Over the course of this weekend you will be given the chance to construct and develop your idea with a proposed business model, and pitch your fresh new innovation to a panel of professional industry judges on Sunday evening!

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to network with industry professionals, explore a range of new career opportunities, and meet an array of students, innovators, and experts in a new and exciting environment!

Places are limited so make sure to apply ASAP!
Don't forget to also fill out the registration form below!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLAahV38W7WNpTU6vL6z1fXjB1lRnW8qpUQU6MWRHH5mBSeQ/viewform


Challenge Details:
Identify a problem in modern healthcare that is worth solving, its market size and propose an idea that solves the problem in the hopes of commercialising a product in the market. Incorporate engineering, science and business aspects to your solution and validate your idea in front of experts in this field.


Dates:
Friday 24th August 2018 – Sunday 26th August 2018

Schedule:
Day 1 - Friday Evening (5:30 pm – 7:00 pm): Optional to those already have a team. Hackathon introduction, team sign ups and formation, scene setting, and discussions!

Day 2 – Saturday (10:00 am – 7:00 pm):
Keynote speakers from industry professionals, networking sessions, idea initiation stage, design development, mentor sessions, and prototyping!

Day 3 – Sunday (10:00 am – 8:00 pm):
Working on ideas, finalising prototypes, pitching workshops, final presentations, judging, and winners announced!

Prizes:
- $1000 Cash Prize
- Accelerator at Fledge

Registration Fees:
Non-Arc: $20
Arc: $15


Registration:
Opening Date - 7th June 2018
Closing Date - 10th August 2018

If you're after more details, don’t forget to contact the SOMI Facebook page or check our website:

http://societyofmedicalinnovation.org/

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this wonderful opportunity and make a real impact!

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

somi.unsw@gmail.com


Do I need to be part of a team? What if I don’t have one?

No, for those who are not already part of a group there will be an opportunity to form a group with others at the beginning of the hackathon!

Do I need to bring an idea to work on?

No, all you’ll need is you and your team! The opportunity to brainstorm and innovate will be provided over the course of the weekend!

Will food be provided?

Absolutely! It wouldn’t be a healthy hackathon without a range of delicious food and drink to keep you fresh and alert through the weekend!

What if I an not a student from UNSW?

Just purchase the non-arc member ticket, we don't want you to miss out on this hackathon!

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Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

Ground floor, building E10, UNSW Australia

Kensington, NSW 2033

Australia

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