Open Health HACKademy
March 1 @ 5:00 pm - March 17 @ 5:00 pm CET
The Open Health HACKademy invites students of different disciplines, people with disabilities, health experts and makers to co-create and share open health care products in a educational program from 1.st till 17th. of march.
You can apply to participate until 17.th of February!
WHEN AND WHERE?
The Open Health HACKademy takes place at a FabLab in Berlin or Potsdam (the exact location will be announced):
The dates are:
1.3.2019 Kick-off and introduction to the program (Friday 6 pm to 9 pm)
2nd & 3.3.2019 HACKademy – Sprint 1 (Saturday 10 am to Sunday 5 pm)
9. & 10.3.2019 HACKademy – Sprint 2 (Saturday 10 am to Sunday 5 pm)
16. & 17.3.2019 HACKademy – Sprint 3 (Saturday 10 am to Sunday 21 pm)
During the week, the project teams carry out and coordinate their tasks independently.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
You will learn how to work collaboratively with a mixed team and bring in your skills. You will learn hands-on about user-centered design process from the problem definition to the prototype development. You will have direct experiences with the topics inclusion, accessibility and diversity. You will gain insights into open source hardware development, electronic prototyping, coding, digital fabrication and methods of design thinking and user centered product development.
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING?
You should bring interest and openness to collaborative teamwork with people with special needs and people from other disciplines. It would be nice if you bring your own expertise and experience, e.g. if you have a degree in engineering or design, a health degree, experience in making, DIY or tinkering, or basic knowledge in digital fabrication, electronic prototyping or coding.
You can find more about the content and application here.