Health Hack Academy 2015: IoT for Health Hackathon

Don’t miss the opportunity to explore how Internet of Things can help to improve personal health and healthcare. Health Hack Academy is a hackathon where projects are developed to solve real life health issues, using IoT technology and connected devices. The aim is to help people be healthy. And to solve challenges that matter.

Selected teams are offered hands-on coaching and support in prototyping and service design by Red Dot Design Award winners Veryday after the hackthon. These teams also get the chance to present their solutions at our IoT for Health session at the international conference Digital Health Days September 24.

Are you a gadget geek, entrepreneur, designer, hardware hacker, Quantified Self freak, coder, UX expert, behavioral psychologist, game developer, medical doctor, personal trainer, patient, nurse, student or business developer interested in health? Make sure to apply for this year’s event.

The challenge areas are the creation of

  • Tools that help us all to live healthier lives
  • Tools for rehab that help people to get back on track faster
  • Tools to help people with chronic diseases to increase quality of life 

Read more about the challenges here.

When: September 12-13, 2015 Where: OpenLab, Valhallavägen 79, 114 27 Stockholm How: Bring your best ideas, a problem-solving collaborative mood, and be prepared to have fun. You can make an individual registration and let us put you in a suitable team, or you can choose to register your team (with up to five members) and can bring your own challenge. The full program for the weekend including a few inspiring talks, top-notch prototyping support and on demand expert coaching will be released soon. Read more and sign up at

Health Hack Academy is organized by Stockholm Science City, Veryday, EIT Digital and PROMAG.For further information about the event, please contact


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