Let’s Innovate to Put an End to the CRISIS
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What to Expect
- The goal is for participants to prototype ideas that are able to create social and economic value for the community to help with the fight against COVID-19.
- Participants will have an opportunity to take their idea to product development, win cash prizes and be mentored by industry leaders!
- 2 weekend workshops followed by final event on Nov 21st. Register for final event at https://deepbrains-hackthecrisis.eventbrite.ca/
How might we improve the quality of online education during the outbreak?
How might we rapidly inform & empower communities around the world to stay safe & healthy during the outbreak?
Connect donors, volunteers and child/elder care workers with those on the front line of COVID-19, who need help with essentials.
UNIQUENESS OF INNOVATION – 25 Points
Creativity innovativeness, uniqueness and originality of proposed idea
RELEVANCE & PURPOSE – 20 Points
The product or solution has a purpose which is relevant to you and your surroundings. Also, aligned with the problem statement of COVID 3 themes – Education, Empowerment and Empathy
CONCEPTS & DESIGN – 20 Points
The integration of computational concepts defined by MIT Media Labs. The seven computational concepts are sequence, event, loops, parallelism, conditionals, operators and data. Completeness to achieve the task and aesthetics to appeal to the user.
TECHNOLOGY – 15 Points
Effective use of technology to solve the identified issue
FEASIBILITY – 10 Points
Practicality of proposed ideas and the ease of implementation
COLLABORATION – 10 Points
Sharing of responsibilities amongst the pair (team) and their ability to sort out the difference and move towards the common goal.