Open Data Hackathon was held in Kyiv. Winners to compete for a prize of $143k

The two-day Open Data Hackathon focused on the development of open data solutions was held in Kyiv on June 22. 10 teams presented their projects to the jury and the open data community, the organizers of the event informed AIN.

The jury evaluated the solutions presented by the participants based on the innovativeness of their ideas, the use of open data, the potential for competitiveness and influence, their progress during the hackathon, the presence of a strong team, and a high-quality presentation.

The winners are

  • Strum, a career guidance platform for teenagers and parents. It has up-to-date information on the labor market, training, and internship opportunities, as well as a gamified algorithm to help with career selection.
  • CrimeDataLab, a platform for analyzing official crime statistics. It helps evaluate the effectiveness of law enforcement and judicial bodies and combines interactive dashboards, an AI assistant for working with data and data science tools.
  • Health HERE, an AI assistant in the form of a chatbot that helps users find a family doctor, free drugs under the “Affordable Medicines” program, and medical services.

The teams received an invitation to the Open Data Accelerator, where they will compete for a grant for the implementation of the project from the general fund of over 5.8 million UAH (over $143,000 at the current exchange rate).

About Open Data Hackathon

The Open Data Hackathon was implemented with the support of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, the “Support for Digital Transformation” project with the support of USAID and UK Dev, as well as the executive partner SocialBoost.