Sri Lanka’s first ever hackathon to innovate solutions for health sector

MedHack aims to bring medical & health professionals together with tech experts & problem solvers to address the challenges faced by the Sri Lankan health sector

Register for MedHack

Are you a tech guru who is enthusiastic about contributing to a worthy cause? Join hands with the medical professionals to solve the biggest challenges faced by the health sector in Sri Lanka. You can refer to the summarized list of problems below and you are always welcome to provide a solution to a need in the health sector that you think is important. Click 'Register' below to be part of Sri Lanka's first medical hackathon

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Problems faced by the health sector

Surf through the list of problems & challenges faced by the Sri Lankan health sector from the viewpoint of professionals as well as general public. Go to problems list to view a summary of the problems that we gathered during our open problem submission round.
View Problem List

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Competition Theme

MedHack - Energizing healthcare with the power of technology

Team size: 3 – 5 members per team


1st Place: LKR 200,000

2nd Place: LKR 100,000

3rd Place: LKR 50,000

You are encouraged to partner with medical/health professionals & use new technologies like mobile, web, IoT (Internet of Things), big data, electronics, virtual reality etc. and come up with innovative solutions to solve challenges faced by health sector

  • Problem submission open

    14th July 2017

    Submit problems that you see are faced by health industry.
    Submission Deadline: 16th August 2017

  • Publish challenges

    21st August 2017

    A selected set of challenges gathered from the problem submissions will be published. These are the challenges that will be solved by teams in the hackathon round

  • Hackathon registration open

    21st August 2017

    Get yourself registered for the hackathon to innovate solution for the challenges related to the health sector. Registrations deadline 14th September 2017

  • Announcement of shortlisted teams

    18th September 2017

    Teams will be shortlisted based on the submission. Selected teams for the hackathon will be announced.

  • Hackathon

    23rd & 24th September 2017

    Innovate, develop, prototype at MedHack, from 8.00am on the 23rd to 12.00pm on the 24th of September 2017. Hackathon will take place at Mobitel innovation center, Trace Expert city, Colombo 10

  • Final evaluation & Winner Announcement

    24th September 2017

    Teams have to present and demonstrate their innovations to a panel of judges consisting of industry experts, Academic experts and entrepreneurs. Evaluations will take place from 1.00pm onwards. Winning teams will be announced after the evaluations. Evaluations will take place at Mobitel innovation center, Trace Expert city, Colombo 10

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