2023 EGHI/GT Climate Change Hackathon Kickoff

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The EGHI/GA Tech Global Health Hackathon provides multidisciplinary student teams from both institutions an opportunity to create technology-based product solutions for global health problems. This semester's theme is climate change.   Compete for cash prizes and a golden ticket into Georgia Tech’s Startup Launch!

The kickoff event will be at The Hatchery on Emory's campus. Come get your welcome packet, connect in person with your team members, and review competition rules. If you do not yet have a complete team, this is also an opportunity to meet potential team members. If you cannot attend in person, we will also stream the event on Zoom. 

The goal is for student teams to develop marketable products. We welcome and encourage undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and disciplines to participate!

Cash Prizes: 


1st Place: $4,000 + Enrollment in CREATE-X Startup Launch 
2nd Place: $3,000
3rd Place: $2,000
2 Honorable Mention: $500 each

Oct. 3, 7p.m.: In-person kickoff event

Oct. 9, 8p.m.: Team and topic submission deadline 

Oct. 25, 11 a.m.: Round 1: Pitches due 

Nov. 11: Finalist Presentations


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