[open-economics] Hack4Health in London, November 2-4

Velichka Dimitrova velichka.dimitrova at okfn.org
Mon Oct 22 12:06:44 UTC 2012


[Apologies for cross-posting]

Dear all,

In the first November weekend (2-4 Nov), the UK Open Data
Institute<http://theodi.org>in London will host
Hack4Health <http://hack4health.co.uk/>, organised by
Healthbox Accelerator <http://www.healthboxaccelerator.com/> the Cabinet
Office <http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/>, NHS
Hackday<http://nhshackday.com/>and the Open
Knowledge Foundation <http://okfn.org/>. The event brings together
entrepreneurs, developers and technical startups working on health and
fitness data to create innovative solutions and products.

After a weekend-long hacking all participating teams will present their
ideas to a panel of experts with the chance to get one-on-one mentorship
and other prizes. Some of the judges include Dr Ben
Goldacre<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Goldacre>- author of Bad
Science and Bad Pharma and Dr
Carl Reynolds <https://twitter.com/drcjar> - Co-Founder of Open Health Care
UK <http://www.openhealthcare.org.uk/>. The winning team would also present
their project at the launch of the Open Data Institute to Tim Berners-Lee.

Participants will be inspired by existing digital health startups, leading
industry representatives and mentors throughout the weekend.

Are you a developer, designer, health professional, a mentor or a member of
a start-up. Register to attend here:

This event will take place at the The Open Data Institute: 65 Clifton St,
The City, London Borough of Hackney, EC2A UK:

For any further questions please contact :  info [at] hack4health.co.uk

Velichka Dimitrova
Coordinator of the Open Economics Working Group
Open Knowledge Foundation
http://okfn.org | http://openeconomics.net

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