ArchHacks is a hackathon hosted at Washington University in St. Louis Nov. 4-6 for 500+ students of all backgrounds with a passion for technology, design, and, most importantly, building things. ArchHacks brings together We will provide a unique opportunity for students to work with resources and companies they cannot find anywhere else, and our theme, HealthTech, means that the products our participants create will make a real difference. You will have the opportunity to make invaluable connections with corporations, collaborate with friends and, most importantly, develop something that will contribute to the HealthTech community.
Must be over 18 by Nov 4, 2016
Must be an enrolled student. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Teams can be up to 4 students.
$30,136 in prizes
1st Place - Express Scripts
MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display for each winning member
DreamitReel free video editing package to pursue the idea or make a more polished product demo ($99)
1 free year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro
Best Data Visualization - Pfizer
Each member of the winning team will receive an Oculus Rift
Best Hack Addressing Socioeconomic Health Disparities - Centene
Each team member will receive $1,000 and an Apple Watch
Best Hack for an Aging Population - Lumeris
Each member of the winning team will receive an awesome quadcopter drone
Most Interesting Project Technically
Win a set of books hand selected by the founding team of StaffJoy!
Most Effective Use of Wolfram Technologies
Each member of the winning team will receive $100 gift card, 1 Raspberry Pi 3 kit, 1 Year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro and 1 Year Wolfram Development Platform
1st Place - Best Hardware Hack by Siemens
Each member of the winning team will receive a Crazyflie 2.0 drone courtesy of Siemens!
With its small size and weight, it's ideal for indoor use, but you can just as easily hover above your house as you can hover under your dining room table. Designed as a solderless kit, the Crazyflie 2.0 is quickly assembled by attaching the motors to the circuit board frame and it's ready to fly.
2nd Place - Best Hardware Hack by Siemens
Each member of the 2nd place team will receive an Arduino Basic Kit courtesy of Siemens! The kit includes more than 150 components and an Arduino UNO.
Best Nutritional Hack by Panera
Panera gift card and swag bag!
Best Data-Driven App Using Cisco Spark/Tropo
Each winning team member will receive an iPad mini, a FitBit, and a GoPro!
Watch Dogs® 2 Best Device Privacy Hack
Everything is part of the internet of things now - from your phone to your fitness band to your thermostat. Build a hack that utilizes private data being collected from your devices, and show how you can turn potential vulnerabilities into something constructive. Prize: Collector's Edition of Watch Dogs 2
Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment. Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Win HackHarassment Swag Bag.
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Domain.com Swag Bags
Best Health Communications Hack by RedCard
$500.00 Amazon gift card for each winning team member
Best Mental Health Hack by BJC
The winning team will win a $300 Microsoft gift card!
Best Hack from an Inter-Collegiate Team
The winning team must consist of students from at least 2 different universities. Each member of the winning team will receive a tote bag sponsor by True Ventures including a Fitbit Charge 2!
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
Prizes will be judged by a team from the sponsoring company
We will post judging criteria closer to the event