hackUST 2017
Competitions and Challenges
Date and Time
21-23 Apr 2017
Area outside LT-J, K

Hackathon@HKUST 2017 was competition with a 24-hr coding competition "hackUST" and a 48-hr hardware competition. This year, over 600 talents (including students and alumni) from different backgrounds (including software engineers, hardware engineers, business students, designers, and among others) joined the hackathon@HKUST on 21-23 Apr 2017. They mingled together, transformed creative ideas to real software/hardware prototypes, developed sound business plans, and presented ideas with a concrete prototype to a judging panel consisting of faculty members, entrepreneurs, industry experts, representatives from non-government organizations, and others.