Hack the future of health!

Welcome to the hackathon, a 48 hour competition organized in Oulu from 15 to 17 June. OuluHealth Hack is focusing on digital transformation in healthcare and looking for new digital solutions that will speed the upcoming health and social services reform. The hackathon is organized by the OuluHealth ecosystem, the forerunner of future health, and powered by Ultrahack, one of the leading hackathon organizers in the world.

Solve one of the challenges and take home the prize! The prizes of the hackathon are worth of 13 500€ in cash in total. Our challenge partners offer also partnership opportunitie. Whether you are a programmer, a student or a company, this is your chance to step into the spotlight and let the world know about your ideas. Join the search for next generation digital solutions and secure your place among the best health innovators.

When: 15 – 17 June 2018

Where: Tellus at the University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Participation is free of charge. Deadline to register and submit project applications is 31st May, 2018.


Why to participate?

  • be where the future of health is being created
  • gain more visibility –> and extend your own personal network
  • receive money for further product development
  • find new partners and opportunities for your project
  • get your idea validated and solution sold to real customers

The winner of the OuluHealth Hack will be announced on 17th of June at the end of the Hackathon.


Oulu Health hackathon will be held in Oulu June 15 – 17, 2018.

The Hackathon runs under the main rules of Ultrahack >>.


Here are the challenges for OuluHealth Hack

Hospital App Hack with OYS and InterSystems

What kind of patient platform or UX you could create if the sky would be the limit?In Hospital Hack, build mobile application for better patient engagement. To solve this challenge, you may also to utilize synthetized OYS functional floorplans 20  and test patient data sets offered by OYS Test Lab via InterSystems HealthShare FHIR APIb.

Prize 5.000€ in cash.

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Hack the Customer Journey with CGI

Create customer journey apps or solutions which are designed to adults who are able to use public transportation system or their own vehicles and who are able to choose which health care services they are willing to use for the symptoms and illnesses. CGI’s OMNI360 API that utilises appointment and self-registration functions is available for solving the challenge, along with Etsimo Healthcare’s symptom assessment interface.

Prize 5.000€ in cash.

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Healthtech Hack - Open Challenge

Any healthtech idea or solution may apply! This hack is for all health enthusiasts and teams that are interested to improve or revolutionize Finnish Health ecosystem. You are free to use any open data source around health topics.

Prize 3.500€ in cash

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Hacking the future of health at OuluHealth Hack


The Ecosystem to Boost your Business

OuluHealth, one of the five Oulu Innovation Alliance ecosystems, brings together universities, researchers, healthcare professionals and health tech companies to accelerate innovation, boost the health tech business and create better solutions for the benefit of citizens. The ecosystem offers a unique test environment for developing products and services under authentic conditions and with genuine users. OuluHealth is a member of European Connected Health Alliance and Business Finland network.

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