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2 August, 2021
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EIT Jointly Organised Transatlantic Health and Safety Monitoring Hackathon in Sept

AI4EU project partner EIT and the German American Business Association (GABA) are organising the first hackathon series on “Health and Safety Monitoring DeepHack” and will deep dive into Edge AI’s exceptional potential towards the development of improved and more robust health and safety monitoring solutions, and offerings.



EIT Digital hackathon

The official date for the online hackathon will be on 24-26 Sept 2021 and the deadline for participation applications is on 8 Sept.

Participants in this DeepHack are challenged to develop Edge AI-powered sensors and computer vision solutions to aid individuals or groups of people to stay safe and healthy. Potential solution domains include fall monitoring, pedestrian/bicyclist safety, monitoring physical distance and mask-wearing, physical worker safety, fitness, and posture tracking - and other health and safety problems that can be addressed by utilizing Edge AI for IoT.

The first series is a part of a publicly financed program over 3 years - three hackathons, one each year. The program is supported by the Transatlantic Program of the Federal Republic of Germany and funded by the European Recovery Program (ERP) of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi). More information can be found website:

GABA has provided training sessions on the tools that can be used on July 28th (first session), the following four training sessions are until Aug 25th. The registered teams will have a matchmaking event and another introduction for the logistics. Full information about the training sessions is on the Transatlantic Hackathons website:

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