The two-day Hackathon provided an additional platform to co-create and develop innovative solutions that can be nurtured and supported and ultimately contribute to development in Uganda. Nine teams of four people (36 participants) took part in this Hackathon. These were mainly engineers, software developers, public health specialists, data scientists, students, fresh graduates, young innovators and entrepreneurs, and students.
The Hackathon was jointly organised by UCC and Makerere University School of Public Health - ResilientAfrica Network (RAN). RAN, a consortium of 18 African Universities from 13 countries, is a multi-disciplinary innovation hub that leverages the creativity and talent of young innovators and entrepreneurs. The Hackathon also attracted key stakeholders in the transport management like KCCA, Uganda Police and Safe Boda As usual our sponsors and partners Airtel, Huawei and Serena Hotel, and partners Outbox, Barefoot Law and Resilient Africa Network have demonstrated the role of partnership in propelling innovations to greater heights.