Welcome to Hacking AMR 2019!
Finding digital solutions to fight Antimicrobial Resistance is our theme for this special international JPIAMR hackathon. The hackathon aim is to bring together scientists, designers, patients, developers, innovators, students and entrepreneurs to collaborate, dream up & create solutions to real-world problems to improve human, animal and environmental health and wellbeing with regards to Antimicrobial Resistance.
Why participate in the JPIAMR Hackathon and what to expect?
Hacking AMR 2019 is a fun, hands-on, intense, 3-day event that seeks to produce innovative digital work products/mock-ups/prototypes that can bring concrete, actionable solutions to address the issue of Antimicrobial Resistance.
At the Hackathon, teams will pitch ideas, get advice from experts and draft solutions that can be integrated and implemented into systems affecting human, animal and environmental health and wellbeing. We can’t wait to see you contribute to a hackathon project that can be brought to market for the benefit of communities everywhere.
Who can participate?
Participants can come from any JPIAMR member country* and have any background – you don’t have to be a developer or AMR expert to participate. Participants are expected to pay travel and accomodation costs.
*Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, India, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.
If you are interested in being considered as a participant at Hacking AMR 2019 we kindly ask you to complete the form below. All applications will be considered on a rolling basis and you will be notified as soon as possible whether your application is accepted. If your registration is accepted you will be invited to set up your profile on our hackathon platform. Participants will join teams and compete in the hackathon activities.