Calling all Innovators! Roll up your sleeves and put your coding and sustainability knowledge to the test!
HackMelbourne's sustainability-based hackathon is calling all innovators, environmental enthusiasts, and tech gurus to participate in a dynamic and exciting event aimed at developing cutting-edge solutions to address environmental challenges.
Interact with like-minded individuals, network with experts and sponsors and collaborate with teammates to develope the most well-rounded solution to modern environmental issues. Participate in various workshops to prepare yourself for the rigorous challenge ahead.
This hackathon is designed to inspire creativity and innovation in developing sustainable solutions. You'll be divided into teams and tasked with coming up with innovative products or services that address the UN's Sustainable Developement Goals.
You'll have the opportunity to present your solution to a panel of judges, who will evaluate your project based on its sustainability impact, feasibility, and innovation. The winning team will receive a cash prize and recognition for their impactful solution.
MelbourneHack 2023 is a chance to be part of the solution to pressing environmental issues. It's an opportunity to collaborate, learn, and innovate with others who share a passion for sustainability. So, what are you waiting for? Join us and make a difference!
What to Build
Develope any solution that addresses at least one of 17 Sustainable Developement Goals listed out by the UN
What to Submit
- A prototype of your solution.
- The Code for your protoype.
- A 5 minute video that includes a pitch and demonstration of your solution.
$1,800 in prizes
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Qualified Panel of Judges
Technology and Execution
Does this project use advanced, innovative technology effectively? Is the product well executed in terms of code quality and usability?
Does it take an entirely novel approach to solving an issue? Does it tackle an issue that has never been addressed before? Is the product new and exciting?
Adherence to Stream
Does this project address one of the 17 SDG’s designated by the UN. Does it tackle a key problem faced in this industry?
How aesthetically pleasing is the product? Is the user interface and experience well thought out?
Was the presentation pitch informative and effective? Was the team able to 'sell' the product? Note: Quality of video editing & composition is not key to this criteria (however exceptionally well put videos can be recognised)
Did the team start working on the project at the commencement of the hackathon?