Are you interested in participating in hackABILITY? Here are some guidelines to get you started:
- Each team will identify the challenge and submit the brief overview of their solution. The brief overview will be used to select 10 teams that will participate in the hackathon.
- Teams will participate in hackABILITY information sessions and training workshops that will provide information, mentors from industry, and access to equipment/tools for testing and design work including, but not limited to: electronic test boards, 3D printers, virtual reality headsets, etc.
- Each team will identify a leader who will be the key contact for communications with the group for reporting team progress and coordinating their hackABILITY solution. The team will identify tools and equipment required to develop their idea. Mentors from the industry will also be involved in hackABILITY workshops. They will assist teams with developing their ideas and providing access to project-enabling technologies.
- Rules for participation:
- Teams must submit a list of required materials.
- Teams can only submit one solution/concept for judging.
- Teams must submit their completed project, one-pager and slide-deck (based on a template provided), for review by the judges.
- If the assistive device is not completed during hackABILITY event, the team may still be eligible for judging provided they can present a partially completed device and a concept.
- All 10 semi-finalists will participate in a poster-style presentation at the finale. From the poster presentations and completed project submissions, 3 finalists will be chosen to present in front of the final panel of judges for the winning prize.
Use the link below to complete the Team Application: