Participant Resources

Resources for you include:

·         Hack Schedule

·         Problem Pitching Template

·         Mentor Information

·         Forms and Links

·         Judging Criteria

·         Winner's reward


Hack Schedule

Be prepared for a jam packed couple of days! Here's what's coming up...




Problem Pitching Template

Need some help to prepare your pitch? Read this short guide and follow the advice to make your pitch stand out.

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Mentor Information

If you need expert advice, aren't sure about something and just want further clarity, send a team member to the registration desk to request a mentor.

They'll need to tell us what advice is needed so that we can match you with a mentor with the right knowledge and skills.

Here's all the information you need about our: 





Forms & Links


Guidance on ‘problem pitching’


Register your team here or at the help desk


Business model canvas


Breakdown the problem


Register your time for your practice pitch here



Judging Criteria


HEALTH IMPACT                                                       

  • Does the team articulate a clear and focused need with specific stakeholders?
  • How likely is the solution to improve health outcomes for the problem identified?
  • Does the team demonstrate a clear understanding of the complexities involved?
  • Is the solution designed to resolve the health problems identified?


  • Does the team provide a convincing rationale for why their solution may work?
  • Does the solution address healthcare, usability, and engineering challenges specific to their stakeholders?
  • Is the team knowledgeable about similar efforts by others in the past, and does the solution address challenges others have found?
  • Did the team consider the user experience, user interface, or service design aspects of the solution?
  • How likely is the solution to be used?

BUSINESS MODEL                                                     

  • Has the team discussed this solution with stakeholders, and have they done any experiments or pilots to prove there is interest? [bonus, but strongly recommended]
  • Did the team demonstrate a plan to work in the field and continuously incorporate end-user feedback?
  • Has the team developed a sustainable business model?


●     How effective was the presentation overall?

●     Is the problem they are solving convincingly articulated, presented or visualized? The solution?

●     Does the team have the background, skills, experience, and motivation to continue the project to implementation?


Winner's Reward

You've put a lot into this hackathon... what do you get out of it?


Hackathon participants attendance certificate:


If you want a certificate for participating in the Hackathon, please contact:




Thank you for taking part in this hackathon. Your input really does make a difference.