Hackathon Preview: Open AgroHack’19

Open Agro Hack ’19 : A Word from the Organizers

Can you introduce yourself as the Organizer?

competition – for innovators organized by The Open University of Sri Lanka jointly with University College of Anuradhapura & Caffeine Labs of Nations Trust Bank of Sri Lanka.

What’s the idea behind this Hackathon?

Open Agro Hack’19 will bring together the most creative and passionate technologists and students to

Build groundbreaking solutions to challenging real-world problems in the agriculture and food industry.

Experts and students in a variety of areas such as Agriculture, Food Technology, Engineering, Science, and Management…etc will participate in the event.

Could you describe the theme this Hackathon is based on?

Open Agro Hack’19 is an excellent opportunity to identify and connect with innovative entrepreneurial

Talent in Sri Lanka, with the aim of recognizing their abilities, partnering with their efforts, and creating

An opportunity for their products and ideas to thrive locally

What makes this Hackathon stand out from the rest?

The simplicity of breaking the Hackathon culture. We are not focusing on the coding ability or it solution from this hackthon. We are opened this hack to everybody. Finally our expectation is to provide solutions for real world problems in agriculture sector. 

Anything you would like to say to potential participants?

Open Agro Hack’19 is the first Sri Lankan Agro Hackathon – a 24-hour rapid solution building competition for innovators organized by The Open University of Sri Lanka jointly with University College of Anuradhapura & Caffeine Labs of Nations Trust Bank of Sri Lanka. 

This is not a traditional hackthon aimed only IT solutions. If you are willing to give other solution such as product or kind of service all are accepted. 

For more information visit the hackathon page.

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Upcoming Hackathons

Open Agro Hack’19
The Open University of Sri Lanka - The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda, OUSL, Sri Lanka 0112881000 ext 667 - 0703502765 02/25/2019 10:00 AM