Smart City Hackathon to Be Held in Karachi
1 week ago
Karachi Civic Innovation Lab (KCIL) - a project of Pakistan Innovation Foundation, Karachi Youth Initiative, and Habib University - is organising a 2-day Smart City Hackathon at NED University of Engineering and Technology on Oct 14-15th.
The SMART CITY Hackathon will bring together technologists, engineers, designers, entrepreneurs, and civic activists to create technology and data-driven solutions to Karachi’s major challenges.
The Hackathon shall primarily focus on 4 themes:
- Law and Security
- Water and Waste Management
The Hackathon is bringing key stakeholders and public partners (‘problem owners’) from the city to help guide the solvers and become the primary beneficiaries of the creative energy.
The winners not only get a chance to deploy their solutions in partnership with the Karachi Civic Innovation Lab, but there are a number of different incentives at stake:
- Best Performing Student (Individual or Team) shall receive a Prize worth PKR 25,000/-
- Best Graduate/Alum (Individual) shall win a 3-month paid KCIL Civic Innovation Fellowship*
- Best Faculty-led Idea/Venture will earn the right to be Accelerated in VentureLab 2018*
The last date to register is 12 noon on Oct 13, 2017. You can register here.