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The Life Sciences Talent Accelerator's Annual Hackathon allows students across Canada to collaborate and create an innovative solution for a complex problem in the LifeSciences Industry.
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Become Life Sciences Industry Ready in Weeks


HackLifeSciences 2023

Date: March 1st - March 22nd 2023

*Please register by February 27th, 2023

The HackLifeSciences challenge is: “To ensure the health system has sufficient resources to address the rapidly aging population" 

It is presented by Roche

Teams & Prizes

Teams are comprised of Ontario residents between 18-29 years old with an interest in the life sciences sector. 
Winning teams will beawarded cash prizes (split between 5 team members).
First Place: $2500
Second Place: $1500
Third Place: $1000

Challenge and General Guidelines

Click Here to access the participant welcome package and agenda for HackLifeSciences 2023.

Our Sponsors

Roche is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical, in vitro diagnostics, and healthcare technology companies. They have increased their expertise in new areas, such as artificial intelligence, real world data collection and analysis and collaborating with many different sectors and industries.

 They are an innovator across major disease areas, including oncology, infectious diseases, diabetes, ophthalmology, and diseases of the central nervous system. 

Roche Canada was founded in 1931 and employs more than 1,800 people across the country through its Pharmaceuticals division in Mississauga, Ontario as well as its Diagnostics and Diabetes Care divisions in Laval, Quebec.

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We acknowledge the support of the Government of Ontario.