Given COVID-19, there is an urgent need for new tools to address the new problems created by this unprecedented situation. We have formed a virtual hack where students and industry professionals come together to identify and address pandemic related issues and to come up with solutions to positively impact people’s lives.

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Industry Professionals and Students are Welcome! (Age 18 and over)



To submit your project to our Hackathon, you are required two deliverables: a demonstration video and a code submission. The demonstration video has a 3 minute max and you can just submit the link during project submission. Think of this video as your elevator pitch and utilize it to show off what you've worked on. For your code, just upload all the code/design/materials you worked on over the competition in the form of a zipped file. Feel free to add GitHub links, research, you've done, etc.

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$4,550 in prizes

1st Place Winner - New Projects Category

2nd Place Winner - New Projects Category (2)

Best AR/VR Solution

Build the Best augmented or virtual reality (AR/VR) application powered by echoAR Platform

1st Place Winner - Existing Projects Category

3rd Place Winner - Existing Projects Category

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Dr. Raul Perez-Olle

Dr. Raul Perez-Olle
Vice President of Medical Affairs at MacroGenic, Inc

Silvia Garcia Codony

Silvia Garcia Codony
CEO at Mira Therapeutics

Scott Omelianuk

Scott Omelianuk
Editor in Chief at Inc. Magazine

Adrienne Choma

Adrienne Choma
Former Life Sciences Executive

David Zimmerman

David Zimmerman
Director of Technology Commercialization at Stevens Institute of Technology

Leigh Ann Soltysiak

Leigh Ann Soltysiak
Commercialization Strategy Consultant at Silverleaf Consulting

Judging Criteria

  • Approach & Idea
    - Clearly addresses the stated need - Is feasible from a clinical and technical standpoint - Is creative and innovative - Is commercially viable and scalable
  • Product
    - Is technically sound - Utilizes technology in an interesting or innovative way - Is demonstrable - Exudes a sense of simplicity and intuitiveness in design and function - Looks appealing and professional - Is designed keeping the end user in mind
  • Elevator Pitch
    - Is described in a succinct and clear manner - Is presented in a way that’s engaging to the audience - Is well-thought out with a defined purpose
  • Bonus
    - Is there anything you find extraordinary about the project?

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