International Assistive Technology (AT) Hackathon

Innovation Hub, AKTU is glad to announce the International Assistive Technology (AT) Hackathon in collaboration with Voice of Specially Abled People (VOSAP)

VOSAP (www.voiceofsap.org) is an advocacy organization in ‘Special Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC, which is working towards creating an inclusive and accessible world for SAPs by leveraging technology and digital tools.

Market Opportunity: There are 15% of people with disabilities in our society per WHO. 1 out of 10 only have Assistive Devices as of now. There exists a multi-billion $, 21st-century socio-economic expansion opportunity by harnessing the “Ability” of 1 BN+ “disabled” people by providing them Assistive Devices.

Themes for Hackathon are “MOBILITY”, “COMMUNICATION”, and “LEARNING”. 

→ Register now at www.voiceofsap.org/athackathon

→ Submit by Aug 31 your prototype, supporting documentation, specification of hardware, code, etc.

Exciting Prizes to be announced on Jan 6, 2023

  1. There are 3 prizes and First Prize is $1,000 by Voice of SAP (VOSAP).
  2. The TOP selected ideas will get Mentorship and Incubation support from AKTU Innovation Hub
  3. The selected ideas will also get global exposure by setting up Booth at VOSAP’s Virtual Assistive Technology Exhibition at events.voiceofsap.org 
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