This Hackathon is open to any CCNY student with fresh ideas and the desire and drive to create real solutions.
Whether you’re a doctor, researcher, developer, designer, engineer, entrepreneur, or you’re just interested in healthy skin, let’s come together and build something!
How Will Teams Be Formed?
Teams will be formed all throughout the informational session, design sprint up until the hackathon. If you already have an established team thats great! If you do not, please network with fellow attendees in order to create teams. You can have up to 5 people per team!
Do I Need To Bring My Own Computer?
Yes. You are responsible for bringing your own computer, charger, and any other equipment you may need.
What will we be making?
You and your team will identify a problem within the topics and challenge areas above, conceptualize a solution to this problem, and create a business plan to bring the solution to market. Solutions can be hardware or software, high tech or low tech. You are not required to create a prototype but are welcome to present one during pitch if you have one.
What Can We Win?
The judges have the discretion to name a grand prize winner. The grand prize winners will be awarded $3,000 in total funding toward the development of their winning proposal. We will also award a $1,000 prize to the second runner up.
What if I can't make the info session?
We highly encourage you attend all events, however, we understand there may be scheduling conflicts. Please note the Design Sprint is REQUIRED in order to participate in the Hackathon.