Brandeis University's 24 hour software and hardware friendly hackathon.

Brandeis University's first and largest 24 hour software and hardware hackathon.

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Prizes

$5,500 in prizes

Judge's Pick

Best Beginner Hack

Best Hardware Hack

Best Machine Learning Hack

Best Mobile/Web App

Best Community Health and Wellness Hack

Best Hack that Benefits the Waltham Community

Best Hack that Benefit the Greater Community

SPARK Grant

SPARK Grant for $10,000-$15,000 dollars in funding

Best use of Google Cloud Platform

Google Home Minis for each team member

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Ian Roy

Ian Roy
Head of Brandeis MakerLab

Anjali Arora

Anjali Arora
CPO of Rocket Software

Josie Elias

Josie Elias
Digital Health Innovation Program Manager at iHub Brigham Women's Hospital

Judging Criteria

  • Technology
    How technically impressive was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult? Did it use a particularly clever technique or did it use many different components? Did the technology involved make you go ""Wow""?
  • Design
    Did the team put thought into the user experience? How well designed is the interface?
  • Completion
    Does the hack work? Did the team achieve everything they wanted?
  • Learning
    Did the team stretch themselves? Did they try to learn something new? What kind of projects have they worked on before?
  • Creative/Originality