The 8th Annual CAMTech Uganda MedTech Hackathon 2022
A hackathon is best described as an “invention marathon”. Anyone interested in technology can attend a hackathon to learn, build and share their creations over the course of 48 hours in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
This year, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech Uganda) organized the 8th Annual Medical Technology Hackathon and it was scheduled from September 30th to 2nd October, 2022 at the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies.
In the 8th Annual CAMTech Uganda MedTech Hackathon, 60 challenges were pitched and 29 teams formed. Teams were invited to the CAMTech Uganda Co-Creation Lab for Scientific Writing Workshop to help them develop concepts and also go through the Product Requirement Document (PRD) process, the qualified teams from the PRD will be registered under CAMTech Co-creation Lab under the guidance of CAMTech Uganda team.
Participants from all over the world convened at MUST to brainstorm and came up with innovative solutions focused on the theme; “Building a Resilient Health care System in the Era of Emerging Pandemics through Innovations”.