Adelaide Medtech Hackathon

Adelaide Medtech Hackathon

The Adelaide MedTech Hackathon is an intensive innovation program that is open to all South Australian tertiary students and the general public who are passionate about fighting the War Against Healthcare Waste.  

The MedTech Hackathon will incorporate four workshops in September, facilitated by industry and academic leaders in sustainability, medicine, and innovation. Participants will also have access to formal mentoring sessions with knowledge-specific practitioners, to accelerate teams through the process of creating, developing, assessing, and executing your ideas. Teams will then pitch their innovative ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win prizes. 

Interested in learning more? Come along to the upcoming information session on Tuesday 26 July 2022. 

Register for Information Session

Adelaide Medtech Hackathon

When: 7, 8, 12 & 14th Sept 2022 

Time: 4.30pm - 8.00pm

Where: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building (AHMS) and Nexus 10 Building

Cost: Free to participate 

*Registration and meals during workshops are covered. 

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  • Key Challenge

    The Adelaide MedTech hackathon aims to approach the challenges associated with healthcare waste. This theme contributes to ensuring environmentally sound healthcare waste management in the prevention of successive adverse health and environmental consequences.

    What is A Hackathon?  

    A Hackathon is a competition-style event where teams from different disciplines get together for a short period of time to collaborate on a project to solve a well-defined problem. 

  • Who can enter?

    Open to all tertiary students across all disciplines in South Australia and the general public. You can join individually or as a part of a team. If you like to solve problems, generate ideas, and want to help solve problem of healthcare waste, then you can participate! 

  • Key Dates


    Date and Time 


    Registrations open     

    Monday 27 June  



    Information Session   

    Tuesday 26 July 2022  

    4:30pm - 5:00pm 


    G Floor/ Nexus 10 Building 

    10 Pulteney Street

    Workshop 1:  

    Wednesday 7 September 2022 

    4:30pm - 8:00pm   

    Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS) 

    Workshop 2:  

    Thursday 8 September 2022

    4:30pm - 8:00pm    


    Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS) 

    Workshop 3: 

    Mon 12 September 2022 

    4:30pm - 8:00pm    


    Rooms 7.03 & 7.04, Level 7, Nexus 10 Building  

    Pitching and Awards Ceremony  

    Wed 14 September 2022  

    4:30pm - 8:00pm    

    Nexus 10 Building 

  • Mentors and facilitators

    The Adelaide Medtech Hackathon will deliver a series of workshops delivered by industry and academic leaders in sustainability, medicine, and innovation. 

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