On April 24-26, the European Commission was hosting a pan-European hackathon that aimed to find innovative solutions by bringing together creative minds and problem-solvers from, among others, IT, Health, Business, Social & Political Cohesion and Education.
With their great expertise in Global Health, research and education, EUGLOH members committed as an official partner of the #EUvsVirus Hackathon and participated with 33 followers and participants, seven teams as well as various experts.
The following teams worked on five innovative projects for different COVID-19 challenges from the areas Remote Working & Education, Health & Life and Social & Political Cohesion:
- Team EUGLOH E-Learning: Serendipitous Campus
- Team EUGLOH Modelling: Flatten Forecasting
- Team EUGLOH C: Get Active Online
- Team EUGLOH PharmSaclay: Self-tests your saliva
- Team EUGLOH Covid19: Digital Fabrication Distributed Network
In addition to the teams, we were happy to have the support of EUGLOH experts in different areas:
- Sandrine Lacombe (UPSaclay) as team coordinator for „European Universities“
- Hervé Dole (UPSaclay) as challenge lead for "New forms of outreach"
- Fátima Vieira (UPorto) as mentor for "Support arts & entertainment"
- Katherine Fregnac (UPSaclay) as skill mentor for "Remote working & Education" and "Business continuity" and "Other" domains
- Matthias Siebeck (LMU Munich) as jury member for „Health & Life/Lack of skilled caregivers”
- Stefano Bosi (UPSaclay) as jury member for „Social & Political Cohesion/Developing People-Driven Economies”