3D Africa HackforGood Hackathon for Creative Tech Minds in Nigeria 2017

Want to hack for a good cause? Join us for the 1st Maker Challenge- A 24 hour 3D printing hackathon. Apply  to meet coders, makers and creative minds. 3D Africa will challenge participants to design, ideate  and 3D print new things.

Application Deadline: 23rd June 2017

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria

About the Award: Participants will be given opportunities to identify possible problems in the communities as they relate to health, security and agriculture and provide some solutions in the form or drones, robots and machines.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: 

  • Through a competitive application process, HackforGood will attract 20 students between the ages of 18 and 30. Applicants may be techies, programmers, humanists, artists, entrepreneurs, graphic designers, educators and creative visionaries.
  • Teams will first participate in a Human Centered Design, Fusion 360, Arduino programming and 3D printing workshop. They will form teams and brainstorm solutions to problem in the area of health, security, transportation and agriculture.
  • Team products will be judged based on communicated criteria and prizes will be awarded.
  • We especially welcome female participants.

Number of Awards: 20

Value of Program: HackforGood will:

  • Identify local talent with the desire to learn and embrace human centered design and 3D printing for impact.
  • Enhance positive team building for participants fueled with creativity, innovation and cross-collaboration.
  • We invite you to apply and come and meet other enthusiastic creators passionate about designing and building a world with cutting edge technology!

Participants will be given opportunities to identify possible problems in the communities as they relate to health, security and agriculture and provide some solutions in the form or drones, robots and machines.

Duration of Program: 13 – 15 July 2017

How to Apply: Apply in the program webpage (link below)

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: 3D Africa

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