Create technology solutions and initiatives that will contribute to the social good and address the needs and challenges facing humanity
Register for the BTS Global Hackathon and apply for the folling areas:
a. 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.
b. 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.
c. 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.
d. Transport – Cities all across the world are growing 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.
e. 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.
As a run up to Bengaluru Tech Summit 2018, Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka, is organizing a Virtual Global Hackathon in collaboration with Global Innovation Alliance Partners and Innovation Hubs from across the globe to create solutions that addresses local or global societal needs.
We cordially invite you to participate in the Virtual Global Hackathon, which is open till 7th November 2018. Government of Karnataka is sponsoring the main prize, wherein the winner would be flown in to Bengaluru to attend Bengaluru Tech Summit.
Register here: https://www.bengalurutechsummit.com/global-hackathon/