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Hack4Health Kongsberg Norway

January 23, 2019 - January 24, 2019

The event, Hack4Health, will encourage cooperation between participants from the healthcare value chain and industries aiming at transferring technology and know-how to the benefit of personalized healthcare. In collaboration and with the help of Kongsberg Innovasjon, we invite SME-led teams to come up with new disruptive solutions based on real needs in the healthcare sector.

The overarching challenge for this hackathon is the continuum of care, aiming at solutions to enhance remote patient support and the patient management process for the benefit of patient-centered care in both specialist and primary healthcare services. The following proposed Hack4Health challenges are selected in cooperation with Sunnaas Hospital, Vestre Viken Hospital Trust and Telenor; with Telenor as a technology enabler offering their 5G test-node:

  • Home monitoring and treatment (Clinic Kongsberg Hospital Vestre Viken) An improved collaboration between hospitals and municipal health and care services
  • Continuous dialogue throughout the patient rehabilitation pathway (Sunnaas Hospital)
  • Self-service and remote diagnostics in hospitals (Clinic for Medical Diagnostics Vestre Viken)
  • Video calls to an emergency medical call center (Pre-hospital Services Vestre Viken)

The challenges are aligned with the Cross4Health 2nd Open call and the hackathon is timed so you can apply with your developed solution within the deadline (18th of February 2019).

The three most innovative solutions to the proposed challenges will receive the following prizes:

1st Prize: 6 000 €
2nd Prize: 4 000 €
3rd Prize: 2 000 €

The Hackathon is based on the methodology developed by MIT Hacking Medicine, who will join us all the way from Boston to support teams in their ideation. Business coaches will also be available to provide guidance in terms of business modeling for your solution.

Bring your enthusiasm and energy and join us for three inspiring days!

Please read the Guide for Applicants for information about the eligibility criteria for Cross4Health financial support:

Hack4Health Kongsberg Norway


January 23, 2019
January 24, 2019
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University College of Southeast Norway
Universitetet I Sørøst-Norge Hasbergsvei
Kongsberg, 36 3616 Norway
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