CAMTech Uganda Medtech Hack-a-thon
August 26-28, 2015 | Mbarara, Uganda
The 3rd Annual CAMTech Uganda Medtech Hack-a-thon brought together over 200 participants and mentors from more than 30 universities and organizations from across Africa, North America and Asia for a weekend of ideation, innovation and co-creation.
Held at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), the 48-hour event invited students, engineers, entrepreneurs, clinicians and end-users to collaborate and develop affordable medical health technologies that address identified clinical pain points in Uganda and around the world. Click here to learn more about the event and the winners.
Earlier this month, CAMTech also presented a post-event prize to the team that made the most progress 30 days after the Hack-a-thon. Mechanically Operated Suction and Evacuation System (M.O.S.E.S) won $1,000 for their potentially game-changing device for surgery.