UCLA Hackathon, Oct. 17-18th

Photo courtesy of Techcrunch

Photo courtesy of Techcrunch

The UCLA Center for Digital Behavior is co-sponsoring an "inventathon" at UCLA with the Business of Science Center and UCLA's Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology (CASIT).

We've already got people signed up from all over the country, including entrepreneurs from different parts of California, and students from UCLA, USC, CSUN, UCI, IIT, Berkeley, Santa Monica College, Pomona College, Harvard, ASU, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Penn State, Harrisburg, California Institute of Integral Studies, CalTech, Stanford, Emory / GA Tech, University of British Columbia, and Simon Bolivar University.

Participation is open to people from all backgrounds, ranging from engineering, to business, to biomedical research, to art and design.  The goal of this event is to stimulate innovation in healthcare, and generate ideas, products, and IP that can help change the world of health and medicine.  Interdisciplinary participant teams will be challenged to devise a solution, design, and build their inventions within a 24-hour period. Industry professionals will be available during the 24-hour event to answer questions and act as mentors to the student teams. Cash and in-kind prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place teams.

You can get more information about the event here.

Sean Young PhD

Sean Young, PhD, MS is the Executive Director of the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior. I'm a scientist, innovator, and UCLA medical school professor. I study the science behind human digital behavior (see digitalbehavior.ucla.edu for more info about this field of research).I also assemble technology teams and solutions to improve UCLA Family Medicine patient care. For more info or to contact me: www.SeanYoungPhD.com