Arkathon Hacking Health Valais starting today at 17:00 in Sierre

The first hacking health hackathon in Switzerland – the Arkathon in Valais – is about to start at 05:00PM today in Sierre.

15 innovative healthcare projects  will be developed in the next 48 hours.

13 mentors will support all the teams during the event.

On the 7th of June at 11:00AM each team will present its project in front of a jury.

The winning project will win the main prize (value of CHF 25‘000). Winners will be presented to the public  Thursday, 11 June 2015, during the e-Health day, organized at the TechnoArk Sierre.

Check out the full program here.

Pryv is supporting the event by providing:

  • access to software platform and tools for data collection, management and storage
  • technical support to use the platform and the tools
  • mentoring

Arkathon Hacking Health Valais wishes to create an environment conducive to the emergence of digital health projects by inviting health professionals and new technologies experts to work together.

Held for the first time in Sierre from 5 to 7 June 2015, this event is meant for healthcare professionals which have challenges needed to be solved by computer technology, as well as software developers willing to make their skills available to practical health projects.

Join us!