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SocialTech Lab is excited to announce that it has opened registrations for the Microsoft x SocialTech Lab x FINOMENA AI/ML Hackathon!

The hackathon is an opportunity for young computer scientists to showcase their skills, collaborate with like-minded individuals, and bring their innovative ideas to life using AI/ML solutions.

📅 Dates: 18-20 October 2023
📍 Location: The Base by CyprusInno & Microsoft Innovation Center Cyprus

📝 Hackathon Schedule:
– October 18 (full day): Hackathon Opening + Team Building + Workshops + Hacking
– October 19 (full day): Workshops + Mentorship + Hacking
– October 20 (fully day): Workshops + Mentorship + Hacking + Closing Presentations & Reception

💡 Focus Challenge Areas: Agrifood, Healthtech, Shipping/Logistics, Social Cohesion/PeaceTech, Education

During the hackathon, participants will have the opportunity to learn from mentors from Microsoft, as well as from the founders of the Cypriot enterprises who will present their challenges for the hackathon. The hackathon will culminate in a final pitch event at the Microsoft Innovation Center Cyprus where the teams will present their prototypes to a panel of judges.   

Teams will receive a selection of prizes, as well as ongoing mentorship and support from Microsoft and SocialTech Lab to further develop their solution. 

What’s in store for teams: 

  • Three days of innovation, teamwork, and creativity 
  • Leverage Azure AI/ML, including Open AI, cognitive search, and more 
  • Win cool prizes, Microsoft resources, and ongoing mentorship 
  • Collaborate with the best minds from our region 
  • Solve real challenges from local Cypriot enterprises 
  • Build lifelong friendships beyond coding hours 
  • Join us in shaping a brighter future through peacetech! 

Registration open here.

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