UAE government launches a series of hackathon governments in 8 major cities around the world

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Government announced the UAE launch of a series hackathon governments “GovHack Series” in 8 major cities around the world, the award under the technology world governments organized annually, and winners of the categories of the different on the platform of the World Summit for governments.

The award is organized in cooperation with the company Union, and in partnership with both the World Summit for governments, and 2071, and Mackenzie, to promote competition between the companies emerging in the field of technology and emerging technologies with a view to reaching the best solutions to innovative and most influential in the face of global challenges facing governments.

The list includes cities which would be considered hackathon governments in both New Delhi and Tokyo, Santiago and Jakarta, Washington, London, Berlin and Cairo, and these series as of next May, and continue until December 2018.

Mohammed bin the forefront of the Assistant General Manager for government services in the Office of the presidency of the Council of Ministers at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and the future that the prize of the hackathon and governments represent one of the initiatives of the UAE government to support innovation in emerging technologies, reinforcing the position of the UAE the world as a platform to consult the future of key sectors, and an incubator environment to generate ideas in all around the world.

Ben told vanguard: “the launch of the hackathon governments in 8 countries and major is a new achievement and add quality contributions award technology governments aiming to inspire individuals and governmental and private organizations around the world for innovation and assessment of ideas business plan, and stimulate the minds and experiences of the global screen and government agencies and students from all over the world to develop initiatives and partnerships the Government of intelligent and innovative technological solutions to address the most important global challenges, as they will enable these innovative ideas of a global reach across the width of her during the events of the next session of the World Summit for governments”.

The Government of the UAE, a series of meetings with experts and government officials in the participating cities to closely on their challenges, make challenges to groups within the four main axes are:

  • Dialogue and flexibility.
  • The environment and health care.
  • The economy and society.
  • The future and progress.

Will be evaluated startups by a panel of experts, based on criteria that focus on the extent of its creativity and impact on society, sustainability, and improvement and expansion and ease of development and commercialization.

Will the winners of each city of the eight prize worth $ 10,000 as well as the opportunity to qualify to compete for the grand prize, worth $ 100,000 during the final event held on the sidelines of the World Summit for governments, the city of Dubai in February 2019.

Winners will also have the opportunity to cooperate with their governments to implement the technical solutions that they have participated in the competition, will also be invited to participate in the program, a business incubator for 90 days in Dubai.

The series hackathon governments a range of topics and challenges in the introduction of dialogue and flexibility, it covers this transformation potential that provide solutions for artificial intelligence in the development of government work, finding new opportunities to help governments in the areas of governance, different.

Require to participate in this challenge of developing solutions include taking advantage of emerging technologies so smart AI and digital transactions “block Qi” to help governments face the challenges of collection and analysis of large flows of data and utilize them, and maintain privacy and security, in the shadow of the potential offered by the artificial intelligence the ability to influence the quality of life for individuals and improve the processes of service delivery.

Requires participation in the second “economy and Society” of emerging companies take advantage of technical solutions for future applications such as big data applications and predictive to help improve decision-making processes and analysis to help enhance the quality of life.

Come to the health care environment to the second challenge, which requires startups to benefit from the concepts of the circular economy to access new products and services will help the environment and make a positive impact in health care.

The challenge “the future and” startups that are working to bring about radical change in the way to learn individuals and equip them with the skills to cope with the coming changes in the labour market, particularly in light of growing concerns of the loss of millions of jobs due to the entry of automation in many areas.

And for those looking to recognize the terms of participation visit the website: www.GovHackSeries.ae follow the latest developments via the hashtag #GovHackSeries #second

UAE government launches a series of hackathon governments in 8 major cities around the world

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