Virtual Medicine is
Interested in participating in an online hackathon?
hosting the first online hackathon focused on the use of immersive technology in healthcare. This will be a 2-month+ online hackathon hosted on devpost. It will begin on December 11, 2019 and end on March 4, 2020 at midnight. Winners will be announced at the Virtual Medicine 2020 conference.
Teams of up to 10 participants will work together virtually to design and build a novel XR solution for an identified vertical that will be reviewed and judged by some of the top XR experts in healthcare. We will offer office hours for participants to connect with subject matter experts via Slack for feedback.
We're looking for participants interested in utilizing XR to transform healthcare. If interested, please submit an application via the link below. Submissions must be received by March 4, 2020.
You can apply as an individual or as a team. For information on eligibility, please review this document.
From the generous support of our sponsors, the top teams will be awarded invaluable opportunities to collaborate and be mentored by leadership from the nation’s best children’s hospitals and emerging healthcare companies in VR/AR/XR. Participants can select any type of demo to create within the following broad categories.
THERAPEUTICS & DIAGNOSTICS
(Adults & Pediatrics)
VR EDUCATION & TRAINING
(Patients & Providers)
In addition, one team will be selected to win the inaugural vMed award.
(Please note: Conference attendance is not required for your demo to be showcased.)