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Microsoft Generative AI Hackathon: A Call to Innovate in Healthcare Technology

The digital frontier is expanding, and with it, the possibilities for technological innovation in healthcare. Microsoft is inviting developers and tech enthusiasts to participate in the Microsoft Generative AI Hackathon.

This event promises to blend the artistry of multimodal experiences with the precision of modern technology, using tools from Microsoft Azure AI.

If you’re passionate about driving change and innovation in healthcare through technology, this hackathon is your stage.

What is the Microsoft Generative AI Hackathon?

Imagine combining sight, sound, touch, and perhaps even more senses in an app that aids doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers in their daily tasks. The Microsoft Generative AI Hackathon is not just a coding challenge; it’s an opportunity to craft solutions that are as multifaceted as the finest gourmet meal, where each line of code acts as an ingredient contributing to a larger, impactful technological solution.


Why Focus on Healthcare?

Healthcare is a field that benefits immensely from integrated technology solutions. By participating in this hackathon, you can create apps that support diagnostic processes, enhance patient interaction, and streamline healthcare services. The potential to impact this sector with innovative solutions using Azure AI is immense.


Event Details and How to Participate

Theme: Imagine, Integrate, Innovate: Build with Azure AI to revolutionize multimodal experiences.

Challenge: Developers are tasked with creating a multimodal app that uses at least two of the following modes: image, video/motion, voice/audio, or text.

Utilizing Microsoft’s Responsible AI tools and principles will ensure that these innovations not only lead in technology but also in ethical AI usage.

Participation: To get started, review the resources here, join the Microsoft Azure AI Community Discord, and the Devpost Discord for collaboration opportunities.


Submission for Requirements:

💼 Provide a URL for your working app and testing instructions for the judges to review and test your project.

🧑‍💻 Provide a URL to your GitHub code repository. The repository must be public and have an open-source license from one of the following:

• MIT –
• Apache 2.0 –
• 3-Clause BSD –

🎥 Include a 3 minute video that demonstrates your project in action (hosted on YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook Video and made public). The video should include an explanation of how your project uses Azure AI while highlighting the impact and category chosen.

📩 Your complete submission form on Devpost before the final deadline.


How Can Your Innovation Impact Healthcare?

Multimodal AI can transform healthcare delivery. For example, an app combining voice and video can assist in remote patient monitoring, while integrating text and image modes can enhance electronic health records (EHRs). The possibilities are limitless, and your solution could be at the forefront of this transformation.


Judging Criteria:

Technological Implementation
Does the project demonstrate quality software development? Did the developers go above and beyond by using Azure AI features?

Potential Impact
How big of an impact could the project have on the AI community? How big of an impact could it have beyond the target community?

Quality of the Idea Effective
How creative and unique is the project? Does the concept exist already? If so, how much does the project improve on it?

Multimodal Functionality
Does the project make interesting use of the required multimodal functionality? How well do 2 or more multimodal features (image, video/motion, voice/audio, text) add value to the overall project?

Bonus VS Code Extensions
Does the project use VS Code Extensions? How well do they add value to the overall project?

📌 Learn More: Microsoft Generative AI Hackathon

This hackathon represents a unique opportunity to showcase your skills, make an impact on the healthcare industry, and possibly revolutionize aspects of healthcare delivery. It’s more than a competition; it’s a chance to contribute to a future where technology and healthcare intersect more seamlessly than ever.

Join Devpost to register for Microsoft Generative AI Hackathon

➕ Plus find and participate in other great hackathons to improve your skills and win prizes. Join here! 👋

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