DreamCatchers MedTech Hackathon 2018 Final Pitch!

DreamCatchers MedTech Hackathon 2018 Final Pitch!

55 Innovators, 35 Mentors, 7 days and 1 Final Pitch.

Co-organised by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), the DreamCatchers MedTech Hackathon Hong Kong is led by Dr Robert Chang and team from Stanford University.

The week-long hackathon is targeting students from Stanford University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Hong Kong universities, and young professionals from HKSTP to experience Stanford Biodesign methodologies, design thinking, business model canvas, and to work in interdisciplinary teams to come up with prototypes of sustainable healthcare solutions.

2018 Theme: Automating Medical Care
Period: 24-30 June, 2018

Final Pitch Result:

Champion: Team Echo Eco

Vision (Cardiology): A way to increase the efficiency of taking and reading echocardiograms for patients with cardiac concerns in HK in order to improve their ability to receive proper treatment.

Team members:
Vineeth Gangaram (Stanford Student)
Hui Tin Ho
Cynthia Lam (HKU Student)
Li Yik Sum (HKU Student)
Liu Shounan (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Student)

1st Runner-up: Team AnaeMirror

Vision (Microbiology/ Haemetology): A device to take frequent hemoglobin measurements in haematology patients receiving chemotherapy in order to decrease complications and costs from untreated anemia.

Team members:
Brianna Chrisman (Stanford Student)
Ling Sikai (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Student)
Tang Yu Lam
Wong Chi Wut (HKU Student)
Sabrina Wong (HKU Student)
Yau Yui Pan, Arthur

2nd Runner-up: AccuHeart

Vision (Cardiology): A way to improve the diagnosis of non-ST elevation myocardial infarction patients to decrease the incidence of complications arising from delayed treatment.

Team members:
Gordon Chu (HKU Student)
Rosa Hamalainen (Stanford Student)
Hubert Lo
Ma Abraham Tak Ka
Ray Wong
Zhang Ni (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Student)

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