IDEATHON

ONLINE PARTICIPATION ONLY

An idea can change the future. IDEATHON is now open for university/college students and professionals who has great problem-solving ideas for the Earth and Space.

IDEATHON does not require participants to present a concrete solution or utilizing NASA’s open data source thus non-engineers are welcomed!

THEME

EARTH and space

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TAKE 30 SECOND VIDEO

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APPLY NOW

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PITCH YOUR IDEA

Create 30 second video and upload on youtube account.

See the video guide to help take better video.

Submit IDEATHON application form.

Copy your video link to the application form.

*Submission will close at

7 October 2018, 23:59

*new date

Present your idea in front of judges at final.

(only for the selected Top10) 

*Announcement for the Top10 at 

12 October 2018, 16:00

on official Facebook page

 

*Top10 will be invited for a Pitch session at Petrosains on 

21 October 2018

  • Get Your Free T-shirt, Sticker, and e-Certificate

    Collect at Petrosains

    Hot Science

    All eligible participants* will receive Free T-shirt, Sticker & e-Certificate.

     

    Free T-shirt & Sticker Collection for the IDEATHON

    20 October 2018 - 11:00 - 16:00

    21 October 2018 - 10:00 - 14:00

    e-Certificate will be sent you your email upon request after the event. 

    * Free T-shirt & Sticker will only be distributed at above venue, date and time. 

    * Feel free to attend the TALK session on 20 October 2018.

    * All submitted entries must be the original creation of the participant/teams, must be in English and only complete entry forms will be judged.

    * Participants who provide incomplete details in the submission form will be automatically disqualified.

Judging criteria for Ideathon

Your video will be judged by mentors by Innovation/Tech/Impact Index. All criteria are equally weighted (1/3). Presentations will be evaluated by each criteria on a 1 – 10 scale.

 

1. Innovativeness

How innovative / creative / unique is the idea? Was there a novel approach applied to solve the problem?

 

2. Technical awesomeness

How technically sophisticated / advanced / elegant was the solution?

 

3. Impact

How impactful is the idea? Can it impact the lives of many people in a significant way? Is there a business potential?

 

 

FAQ 

Q : What is the difference between Hackathon & Ideathon?

A : HACKATHON (2 days Hackathon - physical participation at the venue) participants need to present a concrete solution or utilizing NASA’s open data source.

IDEATHON (Online participation) does not require participants to present a concrete solution or utilizing NASA’s open data source as long as you have great problem-solving ideas for the Earth and Space.

 

 

Q : Can I participate to both Hackathon & Ideathon? 

A : You can choose one, or both Hackathon & Ideathon to participate! terms and condition applies as below.

*Hackathon registration will only limit to the first 300 participants.

*If participants are selected into Top 10 in Ideathon, participants then need to choose either one challenge to participate, either Ideathon or Hackathon.

Q : I'm participating in Ideathon. Can I attend to opening and award ceremony?
A : Unfortunately opening and closing ceremony is open for Hackathon participants only. But we welcome you to the TALK session! 

 

 

Q : Can I get free gift?

A : Yes, Free T-shirt & Sticker Collection for the IDEATHON eligible participants at entrance of Petrosains, called Hot Science.
     20 October 2018 - 11:00 - 16:00
     21 October 2018 - 10:00 - 14:00
     For more detail, please visit our website above.

 

 

Q : Last year I participated in Ideathon and able to participate at the venue (Petrosains). Can I join at the venue this year?

A : Unfortunately opening and closing ceremony are open for Hackathon participants only. But we welcome you to the TALK session!

 

 

Q : I'm not a coder or engineer, can I still participate in Ideathon?

A : Yes, IDEATHON does not require participants to present a concrete solution or utilizing NASA’s open data source thus non-engineers are welcomed!
Please note that IDEATHON will be online participation and Top10 only will be invited to the venue on 21 October 2018, Petrosains.

 

 

Q : If my team shortlisted Top10, what time is the pitch?

A : Registration at Petrosains 9:00 and your pitching time will be announced nearer to date.

 

 

Q : What is the minimum age to be able to attend this hackathon in KL location?

A : Hackathon, Ideathon is open for university/college students and professionals for KL location.