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Challenge One Health

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RETHINKING

HEALTH 

“Challenge One Health” is a comprehensive, interactive, digital event, which addresses one of the most important topics of our time: One Health – the health of people, animals and the environment. At the 48-hour hackathon from March 12-14, 2021, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions and initiate cross-sector collaborations. Experience open innovation and technology transfer in interdisciplinary teams and be part of the solution. Experience open innovation and technology transfer in interdisciplinary teams and be part of the solution.

Future Topic

one health

In science and research, there is increasing recognition that we need to subject the topic of “health” in our globalized, high-tech world, which is subject to climate change, to a broader understanding that is summarized under the term “One Health”: An approach to health that blurs sectoral boundaries and requires intensive cooperation between human medicine, veterinary medicine and the environmental sciences.

HUMAN HEALTH

 

 

PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT

 

ANIMAL HEALTH

48 Stunden Online Hackathon

Develop solutions in interdisciplinary teams: Present your idea, convince the community of your approach and develop solutions together with scientists, data scientists, software developers, product managers and other innovators in an online hackathon.

Experience Technology Transfer & Open Innovation

Experience Open Innovation and Technology Transfer: Validate research and development projects, receive targeted mentoring and coaching to help transfer your ideas from science to business and find the right cooperation partners. Identify new customers, markets, and fields of expertise with the help of experts from Lower Saxony.

#1 HOW CAN PUBLIC HEALTH BE PREPARED FOR PANDEMICS IN THE FUTURE?

#2 HOW CAN WE OPTIMIZE THE USE OF ANTIMICROBIAL DRUGS IN HUMAN AND ANIMAL HEALTH? 

#3 HOW CAN WE EFFECTIVELY PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS ZOONOSES?

#4 HOW CAN WE ENSURE FOOD SAFETY IN A GROWING WORLD POPULATION?

Friday, 12.3.2021: From 4:30 p.m.

Virtual Admission

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Welcome, Presentation of the Challenges & Team Building (kick-off)
 

6:00 p.m.

Kick-Off of the 48-hour Hackathon with Keynote Speeches, Mentoring Sessions, Quality Gates & Online Networking 

Sunday, 14.3.2021: 6:00 p.m.

End of the Hackathon (Submission Deadline)

Monday, 15.3.2021: 3 - 4 p.m.

Award Ceremony

Friday, 12.3.2021: From 4:30 p.m.

Virtual Admission

 

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Welcome, Presentation of the Challenges & Team Building (kick-off)
 

 

6:00 p.m.

Kick-Off of the 48-hour Hackathon with Keynote Speeches, Mentoring Sessions, Quality Gates & Online Networking 
 

 

Sunday, 14.3.2021: 6:00 p.m.

End of the Hackathon (Submission Deadline)
 

 

Monday, 15.3.2021: 3 - 4 p.m.

Award Ceremony
 

 

Your team’s idea has convinced the jury and you firmly believe in the success of the solution you have found? Then for us it means: “After the hackathon is before the start-up”! From our network mentors from the fields of innovation, startup funding, agriculture and food industry, veterinary and human medicine, environmental sciences, life sciences and technology transfer will support you to develope your idea to a real solution.

To give your idea the final touch, you have the opportunity to apply for one of the highly desired places in an accelerator and to take advantage of the Lower Saxony start-up grant.

Niedersachsen, Startup.Niedersachsen and NBank award successful hackathon participants with prize money of 4,500 euros

Participants from Germany and abroad

With the start-up grant, the state of Lower Saxony supports up to three founders per team with up to 2,000 euros per month for 8 months in the pre-seed and seed phase – a total of 16,000 euros per founding member and 48,000 euros per team

Hours of mentoring, conference, and hackathon programming that will help you advance your project

Interactive conference, workshop and networking sessions

 

 

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Passion to rethink health!

18.2.2021

Conference

At “Niedersächsischer Life Science Tag” on  February 18, 2021, you will learn about current developments, the latest technologies and innovative research approaches from Lower Saxony’s business and scientific community. Discuss with experts and learn more about applications and opportunities of the One Health approach.

until 16.2.2021

Call for Solutions

We search for scientists and entrepreneurs who want to rethink health across sectors, develop innovative solutions and present them to a professional audience in a short presentation.  

This is alsoa great opportunity to refine your ideas for the hackathon and recruit your first team members!

from 12. until 14.3.2021

Hackathon

At the 48-hour hackathon from March 12-14, 2021, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions and initiate cross-sector collaborations. Experience open innovation and technology transfer in interdisciplinary teams and be part of the solution.

Experience open innovation and technology transfer in interdisciplinary teams and be part of the solution.

Participants from Germany and abroad

Hours of conference and hackathon

Interactive conference, workshop and networking sessions

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Passion to rethink health!

INSPIRING KEYNOTE SPEECHES

Learn about current developments and the latest technologies relating to One Health: Thought leaders from business, academia, and representatives from politics and government will discuss current developments, research approaches, and the convergence of human, animal, and planetary health.

Call For Solutions

Become part of the solution: As part of an open call for solutions, we are looking forcommitted entrepreneurs and scientists who want to rethink health across sectors according to the One Health approach, develop solutions to the most pressing questions of the future and present them.

Hackathon

Develop solutions in interdisciplinary teams: present your idea, convince the community of your approach and develop solutions together with data scientists, software developers, product managers and other interested parties during a 48-hour hackathon.

DIGITAL NETWORKING

Network with innovators, decision-makers, and pioneers from science and business: the virtual conference, numerous online workshops and interactive networking sessions connect people and ideas across sectors – from human and veterinary medicine, to environmental sciences and the technology and start-up scene.

ONE HEALTH

In science and research, it is increasingly being recognized, that we need to broaden our understanding of “health” in a globalized, high-tech world, subject to climate change. Behind the term One Health is an approach to health that blurs sectoral boundaries and requires intensive cooperation between human medicine, veterinary medicine and the environmental sciences.

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

Live open innovation and technology transfer: find the right partners and develop ideas for new products, services and processes. Identify new customers, markets, and fields of expertise with the help of experts from the Innovationszentrum Niedersachsen.

Challenge One Health is an event organized by Innovationszentrum Niedersachsen GmbH in cooperation with xHACK. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Economics, Labor, Transport and Digitalization of Lower Saxony.


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Challenge One Health

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Languages

  • German
  • English