Digital Education

Education around the world has changed and we need better tools and ways to educate and learn more effectively.  Empower students of all ages and encourage lifelong learning through any sort of technology that augments and enhances the learning experiences of students, whether by studying a traditional curriculum in a classroom or trying to pick up a new hobby or skill. This track also aims to increase the accessibility of information and accommodate various learning styles and strengths.

Judging Criteria:

  • Usefulness
  • Innovation
  • User-friendliness
  • Scalability
  • Customizability

Project examples:

  • Online learning platforms
  • Student management for teachers
  • Skill sharing applications
  • Tools to support home-schooling

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Prize offered by Liga AC:

500 EUR

EdTech Bundles and 1-hour mentorship session from Leading Learners


Smart Urban Mobility

Travel may be restricted nowadays, but we still need to move safely within our area. Think of ways of improving our cities by increasing the safety of urban mobility!

Judging Criteria:

  • Implementation costs
  • Complexity
  • Scalability
  • Novelty / Originality / Innovation
  • Completeness
  • Performance

Project examples:

  • Unsteady driving warning
  • Safe access in the car in the urban area
  • Collision detection
  • Get rid of traffic lights
  • Smart parking apps
  • Intersection/ object detection
  • Key pose estimation
  • Pedestrian intention detection
  • Adaptive interior mood

Track judged by:

Prize offered by Liga AC:

500 EUR

Expansion Packs and 1-hour mentorship session from Leading Learners


Smart City

Our cities need to change as dynamically as technological evolution and to offer residents a lifestyle based on constant modernization and civic involvement. Find solutions that will make your city a more efficient and intelligent place to live!

Judging Criteria:

  • Usefulness
  • Innovation
  • Scalability
  • Customizability
  • Implementation costs (the cheaper, the better)
  • Complexity

Project examples:

  • Automated Street Lighting
  • Public Information App
  • Smart Waste Management System
  • Smart Air Quality Sensors
  • Pollution tracking

Track judged by:

Prize offered by Liga AC:

Prize:

500 EUR

Expansion Packs and 1-hour mentorship session from Leading Learners


Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Register a .tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team.

Track judged by:

Prize:

PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger


Best Use of Google Cloud

Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. 

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Prize:

Google Cloud Swag Bag or Backpack


GitHub Drawing Contest

Draw an Octocat, Win an OctoCat. Bring your creative side out and tweet your entries at @GithubEducation @MLHacks with #MyOctocat #Unihack

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Prize:

GitHub Octocat Statue


Best Web Monetization Project

Coil is all about providing better ways to access and reward the creators, publishers and platforms that you love. Coil members get to view web monetized sites while streaming micropayments directly to the website owner, or in this case, you! In turn, you can react to payments in real time by displaying a thank-you message, unlocking bonus content, features and so much more! The possibilities are endless.  Bonus points for originality and creativity!

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Prize:

Portable Charger, Coil Pin & $60 Credit


Best Use of Auth0

Auth0 wants your applications to be secure! Use any of the Auth0 APIs for a chance to win some exclusive swag, including a Miir 12oz tumbler, Rubiks Cube, and sticker! Why spend hours building features like social sign-in, Multi-Factor Authentication, and passwordless log-in when you can enable them through Auth0 straight out of the box? Save some time on your hack and set yourself up for a big win. It doesn’t take much to get started. Auth0 is free to try with up to 7,000 free active users and unlimited log-ins. Make your new account today!

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Prize:

Exclusive Auth0 Swag made for MLH Winners (Branded Tumbler, Rubik's Cube & Sticker) 


Most Creative Use of Twilio

Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using web service APIs. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe your application needs to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any one of Twilio’s APIs.

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Prize:

Twilio Swag Box & GameGo Console

Grand Prize

2000 EUR / team
Major League Hacking 2022 Hackathon Season