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HackMedTech

Through seminars and experiential activities, students are given the opportunity to learn about industry challenges and explore innovative solutions.
The MedTech Talent Accelerator's Annual Hackathon allows students across Canada to collaborate and create an innovative solution for a complex problem in the Medtech Industry.
2021
2020
2021

HackMedTech 2021

Date: November 1st - November 19th 2021
Due to the global pandemic, HackMedTech is going virtual! 
The HackMedTech Challenge for 2021 is "Reducing computational and energy burdens to improve the accuracy and efficiency of wearable sensors for continuous health monitoring."  The industry requires new, innovative, and efficient ways to allow the extraction of targeted health metrics while reducing the number of operations and their associated financial and energy cost. 

Results

The results are in! We are happy to congratulate the top 3 winning teams of HackMedTech 2021!

1st Place: HAKRKejd Marika, Ryan McPhedrain, Hana Mirvakili, and Ahmed Ramadan

2nd Place: Mayan Monitors Anas Abufardeh, Riya Aggarwal, Anish Hiresha Verma Joshua Ilse, and James Skoric

3rd Place: The Winning Team Filip Bodera, Ă‰milie Bortolussi-Courval, Sara Bortolussi-Courval, David Foubert, and Anas Tahir


Challenge and General Guidelines

Learn about this year's HackMedTech challenge.

Click here to view the student welcome package and agenda for HackMedTech 2021.


Prizes

Teams are comprised of multidisciplinary students from Ryerson and McGill University along with Biomedical Engineering students from Dalhousie, University of Calgary, and the School of Biomedical Engineering at UBC. Winning teams will be awarded cash prizes (split between 5 team members).
First Place: $2500
Second Place: $1500
Third Place: $1000
2020

HackMedTech 2020

Date: October 5th - October 30th 2020

This year with the global pandemic situation, HackMedTech is going virtual! 
The overview of the challenge for this year's HackMedTech is about "Omitting the need for carbohydrate counting for people with type 1 diabetes". The industry requires new, innovative, and efficient ways to ensure accurate insulin dosing while removing the need for carbohydrate counting in a closed-loop system. This calls for an outcome that the industry can move forward with while following the guideline and parameters.

Results

The results are in! We are happy to congratulate the top 3 winning teams of HackMedTech 2020!

1st Place: Diab-a-tech - Robert Earl, Saeed Babadi, Siba Moussa, Siting Ni, Zeeniya Zuhair, and Shreenek Kundu

2nd Place: CarbVision - Yunxi Chen, Yi Ping Lin, Xavier Bauza Tianci Wang, Taha Abbasi-Hashemi, and Sri Gannavarapu

3rd Place: Team C3S - Nona Hashemi, Monalisha Nayak, Pranjal Seth, Farah Nassif, and Gabriel Schnitman

Challenge and General Guidelines

Learn about this year's HackMedTech challenge and this judges and mentors.

Click here to view the student welcome package and agenda for HackMedTech 2020.


See the challenge for HackMedTech 2021.