Technologists, teachers, doctors, designers, communicators, psychologists, innovators… you’re being called to get on board!
Join Garage Stories and Mobile World Capital Barcelona on their first edition of the 5G Transatlantic Lab series “HACK THE HOSPITAL!” and help them explore the potential of 5G and XR to make children’s and families’ stay at the hospital as enjoyable and less traumatic as possible!
Hack The Hospital edition is an online hackathon that connects the cities of Boston and Barcelona. The labs’ goal focuses on developing ideas to improve the hospital experience of the children staying at the Sant Joan de Déu and the Boston Children’s Hospital by exploring the potential of new technologies (XR/AI/IOT/5G).
During Hack The Hospital, 300 creative minds will be selected to work in 50 multidisciplinary and transatlantic teams to bring solutions to 5 challenges: education, mental health, socialization, entertainment and family experience within the hospital environment
Organized by Garage Stories and Mobile World Capital Barcelona with the support of Cisco, IBM, GSMA, CaixaBank, 5G Barcelona, Barcelona Tech City, MedVR and Generalitat de Catalunya – With the outstanding participation of the children staying at the Sant Joan de Déu and the Boston Children’s Hospital as active mentors and decisive role as part of the final jury!
Hack The Hospital:
Teams: 50 transatlantic teams (teams of 6)
Challenges: education, mental health, socialization, entertainment and family experience within the hospital environment
By the end of the journey, 2 best ideas will be presented at the Mobile World Capital stand under the framework of MWC Barcelona 2021 and will be developed at both hospitals!
Who can apply:
This is a call to technologists, teachers, doctors, designers, communicators, psychologists, coders… whatever professional background YOU come from. Your unique talent and passion is the magic we need to start the engines of our cruise! Are you ready to join this amazing adventure?
How to apply:
- Apply individually or in groups of 3 (all disciplines are welcome!)
- Fill out the application form
- Choose a challenge
- Prepare to team up with other transatlantic creative minds and board on to Hack the Hospital
Apply here: https://www.5gtransatlanticlab.com/apply
This is a non-profit event so participation is free of charge
The final teams will be composed of 6 people and will be formed after matchmaking sessions happening every Wednesday on our lab LinkedIn group – in short, you will have the chance to network and end up working with people you have never met before!
More info: https://www.5gtransatlanticlab.com/