Hackathon Preview: hackX 2k18

hackX 2k18 : A Word from the Organizers

Can you introduce yourself as the Organizer?

hackX is a technological- innovation based inter university hackathon which was initially launched in 2016, with the objective of creating a platform for the talented undergraduates of Sri Lanka to bring their innovative ideas into a reality.

After two successful chapters of hackX, this year the Industrial Management Science Students’ Association of University of Kelaniya, brings you hackX 2k18 with much pleasure and excitement, unraveling the path of success for the ingenious undergraduates, once again.

What’s the idea behind this Hackathon?

Our slogan is Make Ideas Happen! The sole objective of hackX is to create the best platform for the innovative young minds of Sri Lanka to introduce and market their ideas. hackX is the place for an undergraduate to make their geekiest ideas a reality.

As a student body it has always been a great pleasure for us to, support and encourage our peer groups to become the innovator that they’ve always wanted to be, by creating a platform like hackX.

Could you describe the theme this Hackathon is based on?

hackX 2018 does not have a specified theme but open for all technology based innovative ideas. The idea could be a solution for an existing issues, or it could be any technology oriented product or a service. The only limitation is that the only the undergraduates can apply for hackX 2018 with their own unique ideas.

What makes this Hackathon stand out from the rest?

hackX is one of the most prominent hackathons organized by a state university student body of Sri Lanka.  As the Industrial Management Science Students’ Association, the platform we create through hackX brings a novel experience and an exposure for the competitors, as it combines all the functional bodies in the process of a product development; including industry, technology, innovation, product design, development, marketing and many more.

Simply our platform expose the competitors into an environment where they get better understanding about marketability and the future of their product.

Anything you would like to say to potential participants?

“Nothing is worse than missing an opportunity that could have changed your life”

And this is definitely not the opportunity that you should miss!

For more information visit the hackathon page.

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