Hackathon Application

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 3-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. The 5 best submissions identified by the subject matter experts will have their DevPost video presented at the conference and the audience will vote for the winners using real-time voting technology.

During the hackathon, 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. Rolling submission applications must be received by February 1, 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. The prize tiers are divided by demos building innovative medical XR solutions for the following categories:  

In addition, one team will be selected to win the inaugural vMed award.

All winners will be announced at the Virtual Medicine conference in March 2020.

The vMed20 hackathon would not be possible without the generosity and support of our sponsors: