National Incubation Center

National Health Hackathon

Terms and Conditions

Hackathon Rules
  1. You may only submit one Idea, Prototype, Minimum Viable Product (MVP) or ready functional solution to enter the hackathon
  2. Applicants may only submit idea /solutions that are related to solving problems related to communicable diseases in the problem categories provided
  3. Applicants with solutions for disease prevention, especially COVID-19 will be given preference
  4. Applicants may only enter ideas /solutions significantly created by members on their team
  5. Participants must own rights or have written permission from the owner for all software demonstrated in the competition
  6. Participants are not allowed to enter in projects containing confidential information (such as from a previous client)
  7. You may incorporate pre-existing material that is freely available to the public into your solution, such as public domain images, Creative Commons License, open-source libraries, existing APIs and platforms, etc.
  8. Participants can form a team of minimum 1 and maximum 3 people
  9. Upon being shortlisted teams must prepare a short (5 minute) presentation pitch to be given to the judges.
  10. The winnings will be awarded solely based on the decision and discretion of the judging panel
  11. This hackathon will be conducted completely online due to the current COVID-19 outbreak globally. We will notify you of the online platform we are using once you are selected
  12. Applicant shortlisting and subsequent selection for the National Health Hackathon is at the discretion of the judging panel
  13. Any intellectual property developed during the hackathon will belong to the team that developed it. We expect that each team will have an agreement between themselves, but this is not required by the organizers of the hackathon
  14. These rules are subject to change at the discretion of NIC
  15. You are expected to comply with the rules and timelines defined by the organizers
DISCLAIMER: I hereby accept the Terms & Conditions & by submitting an application for the National Health Hackathon agree that I am responsible for the intellectual property protection of this idea and any copyright infringement claim arising thereof against my submitted solution is my sole responsibility and bears no liability on the organizers.

Code of Conduct

By participating in the NIC National Health Hackathon, you agree to abide by the following code of conduct:

  1. Please treat all other participants with the utmost respect.  We ask that you act kindly, behave professionally, and do not insult or put down other attendees. 
  2. Please treat our sponsors, organizers, and judges with the utmost respect
  3. Failure to comply with the above-stated Rules and Code of Conduct may result in the offending team’s disqualification

Release Waiver

By attending or participating in the NIC National Health Hackathon, you hereby grant the NIC, TeamUp, Jazz and its affiliates permission to announce your idea /solution and use any photography, videos, or other digital media from the hackathon in any and all of its publications, including web-based and social media publications, without payment or other consideration.  You understand and agree that all photos will become the property of the NIC or its affiliates and sponsors.

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