Join the UCSF virtual three-week hackathon aimed at designing new innovative and technical solutions to the health, medical, and scientific challenges we face due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submit a project idea or register to work on a project: Friday, May 15
Kickoff Event: Wednesday, May 20 @ 5:30 PM
Three Week Hackathon: May 20 - June 10
Project Submission: Wednesday, June 10 @ 11:59 PM
Finale Showcase: Tuesday, June 16 @ 5:30 PM

Thanks to all that have submitted applications - we've received over 40 project ideas and 300 participants!


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Terms & Conditions

The following terms apply to participation in the UCSF COVID-19 Hackathon ("Hackathon"). Entrants may create original solutions, prototypes, datasets, scripts, or other content, materials, discoveries or inventions (a “Submission”). The Hackathon is organized by the UCSF LaunchPad and UCSF Catalyst Program.

Entrants retain ownership of all intellectual and industrial property rights (including moral rights) in and to submissions. Previous intellectual property agreements signed with a participants employer are not affected by the Hackathon.

As a condition of submission, entrant grants the UCSF LaunchPad and UCSF Catalyst Program, its subsidiaries, agents and partner companies, a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, adapt, modify, publish, distribute, publicly perform, create a derivative work from, and publicly display the Submission.

Entrants provide Submissions on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties or conditions of TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.