Elsevier Hacks 2017

Elsevier Hacks ‘17 is happening! The 48-hour hackathon will take place in Helsinki, Finland over the weekend of August 25th - 27th. Elsevier has tasked participants with identifying today’s challenges in medical education and developing innovative mobile or web solutions to solve them. First place winners will receive $6000 in cash + $250 in tech. Second place winners will receive $500 in tech. Awesome goodies and spot prizes guarantees everyone will go home with some of 2017’s coolest gadgets

Medical students from around the globe, currently enrolled in University, are invited to register to participate. Students, whose applications are selected by Elsevier, will be offered travel and accommodation provisions for the trip.

Finnish developers and designers are also invited to register. Each team will need their coding and design expertise to build great prototypes.

Helsinki Think Company, a great co-working space, will host Day 1 and Day 2 of the hackathon. Day 3 of the hackathon will move to the AMEE Conference venue, where teams will demo their prototypes for the judges. Winners be presented on stage during the official AMEE Conference opening plenary.

Elsevier Hacks ‘17 is an amazing opportunity to for participants to connect with peers from around the world and experiment with Elsevier data and APIs, while being mentored by top med-ed influencers.