HCL technologies launched “Better Health Hackathon” to create COVID 19 solutions

HCL Technologies (HCL) made an announcement today on a multi-phase hackathon, “Better Health Hackathon: #CodeforCOVID19,” to sell technology innovation to find solutions for the immediate and long-term societal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leading tech firm on “Better Health Hackathon” includes pandemic containment and prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and therapeutic management,  recovery, return to normal and systemic solutions for future crises.

HCL has earlier partnered with Microsoft and International SOS which is the world’s largest medical and travel security services firm. These firms are providing business and technical oversight to the contest and feedback to team entries.

Better Health Hackathon is bringing together a wide-ranging and prestigious group of executives and companies in addition across multiple industries, to serve as judges and advisory panel members.

This includes scholars and eminent personalities from Johns Hopkins University, University of Cambridge, Tuck School of Business, The University of Queensland, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and subject matter experts from HCL.

The competition is for all technology innovators, entrepreneurs and problem solvers from the global developer community as well as from Universities.

Till today “Better Health Hackathon” has received more than 7500 registrations from 600 plus unique organizations and academic institutions spanning 350 locations across 52 countries.

Hackathon is partnering with BeMyApp to leverage its expansive network of coders and tech enthusiasts. The aim is to create a global hackers community. The Hackathon’s eligibility of participation at least involves at 18 years of age.

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