Are you tired of watching Hackathons going on in MIT, Harvard etc. And just wishing that you could participate in the challenge? Well you can stop dreaming ways to use youtube to transport you to MIT, because there is now a Hackathon in Jos, Plateau State. To be hosted by nHub, the only northern hub in Nigeria.
And for those that don’t know what a Hackathon is, A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development and hardware development, including graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate intensively on software projects.
Beginners, students, experts, engineers, makers, artists, storytellers — Space Apps is for you! We welcome all passionate problem solvers to join our community of innovators. Citizens like you have already created thousands of open-source solutions together through code, data visualizations, hardware and design. How will you make your global impact?
The International Space Apps Challenge is a two-day hackathon where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students across the globe collaborate and engage with publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges. During the event, participants will organize into projects focused on solving a specific challenge for example in aeronautics, earth, Journey to mars or solar system, space station, and technology. Be part of the best collective intelligence experience, through our open innovation event.
This year, nHub Nigeria will be hosting the space apps challenge in Jos – Nigeria, and we are inviting you all to come so we can find solutions for global challenges.