HealthHackSTL is a health-focused hackathon for students and industry professionals of all backgrounds with a passion for tech, design, and innovation.

HealthHackSTL 2018 is a health-focused hackathon for students and industry professionals of all backgrounds with a passion for tech, design, and innovation.

We're looking for innovative healthcare solutions that are powered by technology. Winning projects redefine our experience to enable patients to live healthier lives.

Hackathon participants will be given a several project focus areas that touch on today’s health landscape. From there, teams are given approximately 42 hours to build tech solutions that are linked to one or more focus areas.

Teams comprised of students, engineers, designers, technologists, and citizens come together to ideate and create innovative health tech solutions. Area health and tech experts will be available to provide feedback and guidance to teams, culminating in a project showcase on Sunday and finalist presentations. A panel of community judges will select winners and award $10,000 in cash and prizes.

HealthHackSTL is sponsored by Express Scripts and powered by GlobalHack.

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Prizes

$10,000 in prizes

1st Place

$5,000 in cash for the entire team.

2nd Place

$3,500 in cash for the entire team.

3rd Place

$1,500 in cash for the entire team.

Best Team, Sub-Challenge #1

SteelSeries Arctis Bluetooth All-Platform Gaming Headsets (1 per team member)

Best Team, Sub-Challenge #2

Polaroid Cube+ 1440p Mini Lifestyle Action Cameras
(1 per team member)

Best Team, Sub-Challenge #3

Sphero Battle-Worn Bb-8 Droid with Force Band
(1 per team member)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participants: Individuals (over 13 years in age*); Teams; Organizations
  • Countries: United States

*Individuals between 13 and 17 years of age must sign a parental consent waiver to participate. 

Requirements

Final project must be submitted via DevPost by 10am CST on Sunday, April 8, 2018. 

Judges

TBA

TBA

Judging Criteria

  • Technology/Difficulty
  • Design
  • Originality
  • Practicality
  • Execution