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OUR VISION

The third HackBGU, with the theme “Smart Campus: Academia, Society, Environment,” will be held at Ben-Gurion University on the 28th and 29th of March, 2019.  

Two hundred people are expected to take part in this immersive event. Participants will split up into teams and work for an intensive 28-hour period to create new technologies for the future, and then present these innovative and unique technologies at the end of the hackathon. 

 

Technological, social and business projects generated in the hackathon should advance the campus in the fields of academic education, social involvement, and environmental sustainability. The proposals submitted may engage with existing projects, as long as the proposed plan is a significant improvement that leverages the services already offered. 

 

Participation in HackBGU offers hands-on business experience as well as valuable support from highly qualified professionals. This hackathon will be a unique opportunity for all students to work together in developing new technologies within a setting, which promotes a project’s potential to grow and succeed commercially in the future.

Marcus Family Campus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva

28-29

March

2019

200

students

 

THE PRIZES

5,000 ILS

3,000 ILS

2,000 ILS

Additionally:

A selected team will receive an investment of up to 20,000$, by BGU's VC fund - CACTUS CAPITAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

The funding will be handed to advance the project

 

 

DEANS' AWARD

10,000 ILS

Entrepreneurship and innovativeness is of prime importance at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Thus, the Deans of the 5 faculties came together to offer the DEANS’ AWARD. The award money is to be used for the implementation of the winning ideas.

Awarded by

Schedule

28/3

Thursday

09:00 Refreshments & mingling 

10:00 Opening event

11:00 Group formation - begin working! 

13:00 Launch break

19:00 Dinner break

21:00 Yoga

00:00 Night snacks

29/3

Friday

07:30 Breakfast

09:30 Judges round

11:00 Final judging event

12:30 Announcement of the winners!

 
 

PARTNERS

 

CONTACT US

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Marcus Family Campus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva

hack@aguda.bgu.ac.il  |  Tel: 08-6472360

Marcus Family Campus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva

hack@aguda.bgu.ac.il  |  Tel: 08-6472360