Department of Education, Innovation and Technology

DEIT Hackathon

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DEIT Hackathon
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The Department of Education, Innovation, and Technology is searching for the next big idea in health professions and health sciences.

We invite you to register a team and take the stage to pitch your innovative idea to our panel of judges. Teams will compete for up to $25,000 to develop and grow their innovative project.

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Hackathon Event Dates and Deadlines

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Jan. 19, 2022, Noon - 2 p.m.

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Creating Innovation Ecosystems and Spurring New Ideas

Education Grand Rounds and Education Hackathon Kickoff Event

Join us to learn from Grace Rodriguez, CEO of Impact Hub Houston, Co-Founder of Station Houston and the Houston Innovation Summit. Grace will be sharing her experiences creating innovation ecosystems across the region and programs to help uplift women and minority entrepreneurs.

Noon - 1 p.m.
Cullen Auditorium & Zoom

Join by Zoom

1 - 2 p.m.
Open House and Q&A Session

Participate in an open house and Q&A session with the Education Hackathon committee to learn more about how you and a team can win $25,000 from the Department of Education, Innovation and Technology to fund your education idea

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Jan. 31, 2022, 5 p.m.

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Registration Deadline for Hackathon Team Sign UP Team

Register Today!

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Feb. 2, 2022, 11 a.m. - Noon

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How to Craft a Problem Statement & Hackathon Q&A

Join the Education Hackathon organizing committee to go over tips for crafting a compelling “why” for your pitch and a general Q&A session.
Join by Zoom

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Feb. 16, 2022, 11 a.m. - Noon

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Polishing Your Pitch

Join the Education Hackathon organizing committee to go over tips for perfecting your team’s pitch, review judging rubric, and discuss what to expect on pitch day.
Join by Zoom

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March 2, 2022, 2 - 5 p.m.

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Hackathon Pitch Event

Join us for a high-energy Shark-tank style pitch competition to hear how educators and innovators across Baylor College of Medicine plan to revolutionize the future of health sciences education! Both judges and audience members will have an opportunity to vote for the team who will take home up to $25,000 to support their innovative project.

Cullen Auditorium & Zoom
Join by Zoom