Purpose of the UAE Hackathon
Under its motto 'Data for Happiness', the UAE Hackathon aims to use data to develop innovative solutions and ideas that contribute to the happiness of the community.
Why "Data for Happiness"?
The wise leadership of the UAE places community happiness at the forefront of its objectives, which are embodied in the government's strategies and plans.
Who can participate in the hackathon?
Anyone residing in the UAE and having a valid Emirates ID can participate in the UAE Hackathon. check Roles & Responsibilities
Why UAE Hackathon?
The goal of the hackathon series is to find creative ways to further happiness, using data. We have identified eight key areas and themes, any of these and more may be used to serve the goal of Data for Happiness
Transportation and traffic congestion
The UAE Government is looking at easing transportation and traffic congestion at peak hours to save public time and fuel.
Health and safety
World-class healthcare system and safety are amongst the main aims of Vision 2021. Hence, the hackathon seeks to obtain solutions in this field.
Sustainable development (post-oil age)
The hackathon aims to develop solutions for the UAE’s sustainable development, relying on innovation and data analysis.
Enhancement of Social Relations in the UAE Community
The people of the UAE are known globally for their generosity and commitment to social good and we seek to support growing social relations in the home, communities, and across the world
Mitigating climate change and protecting the environment have never been this urgent. Innovative solutions can make this humungous task achievable.
Education was, and remains to be, pivotal for building the capacity of the UAE nationals and enabling them to participate in making the bright future for their country.
The UAE leads in gender balance and aims to further its position globally by ensuring that Emirati women continue to play a leading role in the development of the UAE.
Enhancement of Lifestyle in the UAE
Quality of life in the UAE is a consideration of all of life: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness