Health4All Hackathon

Every Filipino has a right to be mentally, physically, and socially healthy! In this challenging time, we need people with the heart and the ideas to change the future of healthcare. This 2-day event is YOUR opportunity to do just that.

This November 7-8, YOU can change the future of health.
Your journey to creating a healthier Philippines for our loved ones and for our future starts at this hackathon.

What It Is:

🚀 A 2-day design sprint that enables participants to build an initial startup concept, tackling a particular socio-environmental issue.

⚡️ This is an online, human-centered, collaborative platform for anyone to learn the steps for designing and planning concrete, successful projects to address real world challenges. 

Who Can Join:

🙆🏽‍♂️  Anyone! To solve a systemic issue like healthcare, we’re here to listen to people from different backgrounds and expertise.

🙋🏼‍♀️ Whether you have a pre-existing idea or none at all – you’re welcome to join us change the future of health.

What to Expect:

1️⃣  Inspiration! Meet people equally passionate about health, understand the issues surrounding healthcare, and conceptualize possible solutions with fellow advocates during the session. 
2️⃣  Output! After 48 hours you’ll emerge with a concrete solution, guided by expert mentors, and a 1-month action plan to start your journey to building a healthier future.
3️⃣  Prizes! The best 3 solutions win a prize to jumpstart their project and join the Health4all coalition. They also get the chance to collaborate with top players from the PH health ecosystem.

Sounds good? Then RSVP today! ✨

What is a hackathon?

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A hackathon is a 2-day design sprint that enables participants to build an initial startup concept, tackling a particular social/environmental issue. In just 48 hrs, they will: (a) challenge existing ideas and (b) design new concepts.

Participants will be leaving the hackathon with the following:
⚡️ A first pitch of their project
⚡️ A 1 month action plan
⚡️ A team with whom they can take their project to the next step! 

Can I sign up alone or do I need a team already?

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You can sign up as either! Both options are available in the sign up sheet.

If you already have a team or a project in mind, one person may sign up for everyone. Please let us know how many you are and who to expect via the sign up form!

What is the maximum number of people in a team?

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Ideally, it would be five people. However, if you’re planning to bring in more people, you can contact us and we will try to make arrangements.

When is the deadline to sign up for the hackathon?

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November 4, 11:59pm

What is the criteria for assessing the projects in the screening phase?

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💡 the project (identity, targeted issue, business model, pitch)

💡 the team (identity, motivation, involvement)

💡 the stage of development (actions done/to do, vision, expectations from the program

What is the age limit for the hackathon?

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EVERYONE is welcome to join the programs!

Is there a fee to join? What should I bring to the hackathon?

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The event is entirely free! Just bring your laptop, we will take care of the rest.

 

What happens once the hackathons are over?

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After the hackathon, you’ll ideally have an awesome social innovation proposal and/or team to make it happen. You may then want consider applying for makesense’s incubation program – the Academy! Sign up for our newsletter or follow our page for announcements on the Batch 4 Call-for-projects.

For any other questions or concerns not listed, please email Carlos (carlos@makesense.org) or Angeli (angeli@makesense.org).


Health4All is a coalition powered by makesense Philippines, 
with the support of Sanofi Philippines