HACK THE HOSPITAL!
Barcelona x Boston
Technologists, teachers, doctors, designers, communicators, psychologists, innovators… you’re being called to get on board! 🛳
Join Garage Stories and Mobile World Capital Barcelona on their first edition of the 5G Transatlantic Lab series “HACK THE HOSPITAL!” and help them explore the potential of 5G and XR to make children’s and families’ stay at the hospital as enjoyable and less traumatic as possible! 👶👧🧒
HACK THE HOSPITAL: 300 creative minds from BARCELONA and BOSTON will connect with the promising children of the Sant Joan de Déu and the Boston Children’s Hospital to build impact solutions by exploring the potential of new technologies (XR/AI/IOT/5G) to help them improve their hospital experience!
The cruise will count on expert talks, the advice of international mentors and the real stories of the expert kids staying at the Sant Joan de Déu and the Boston Children’s Hospital – By the end of the journey, 2 best ideas will be presented at the Mobile World Capital stand under the framework of MWC Barcelona 2021 and will be developed at both hospitals!
Dates: May 21 – 23
Challenges: education, mental health, socialization, entertainment and family experience within the hospital environment
Who can apply: This is a call to technologists, teachers, doctors, designers, communicators, psychologists, coders… whatever professional background YOU come from. Your unique talent and passion is the magic we need to start the engines of our cruise!
How to apply:
- Form a team with 3 diverse and creative minds from your city – Boston or Barcelona (all profiles are welcome!)
- Fill out the application form by April 18
- Choose a challenge
- Prepare to team up with 3 transatlantic creative minds and 🛳️ board on to Hack the Hospital
Organized by Garage Stories and Mobile World Capital Barcelona with the support of Cisco, IBM, GSMA, CaixaBank, 5G Barcelona, Barcelona Tech City and MedVR – With the outstanding participation of the children staying at the Sant Joan de Déu and the Boston Children’s Hospital as active mentors and decisive role as part of the final jury!