Brain-Tech 2021: Idea Generator and Hackathon

Official Rules

Submission to participate in the Hackathon by any and all individuals constitute agreement to the Official Rules of the Hackathon and each participant consents to be bound by all the terms and conditions stated herein.

Each participant or team participating in the Hackathon may submit one project for a chance to win one of the prizes outlined in the Official Rules.



Dynamic Brain Circuits in Health and Disease Research Excellence Cluster (DBC) & BC Brain Wellness program (BWP).

- And -

Individuals identified in the submission document (“Participants”)

- Hosted by -

Devpost, Inc. (“Devpost”)


1.1 The Dynamic Brain Circuits Research Cluster and the BC Brain Wellness Program are collaborating together to host a hackathon event scheduled to take place on August 6th, 2021 and August 13th, 2021. The Hackathon schedule is as follows:

Competition Period: 8:00 PDT August 13th, 2021 - 23:59 PDT August 13th, 2021

Submission Period: 8:00 PDT August 13th, 2021 - 23:59 PDT August 13th, 2021

Judging Period: 8:00 PDT August 14th, 2021 - 23:59 PDT August 20th, 2021

1.2 The deadline for registration in the Hackathon is July 30th, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

1.3 The Hackathon shall take place virtually.

1.4 No purchase is required to participate in or win the Hackathon. No purchase or payment will improve a participant’s chance of winning the Hackathon.



2.1 “Participants” means entrants in the Hackathon, who can participate solely as individuals or as a team of no more than eight individuals.

2.2 “Team” means a group entrant of no more than eight individuals.

2.3 “Team Representative” means the representative of each Team who is authorized to represent, act on behalf of, and enter a submission for the Team.

2.4 “Brain-Tech 2021” means the Hackathon that is to take place as defined in Section 1.

2.5 “Judge” means third-party volunteers from the brain health or neuroscience community appointed by Brain-Tech 2021.

2.6 “Project” means the final submission entered during the Submission Period by each Team Representative.

2.7 “Code” means any software program written as part of a Submission to the Hackathon.


3.1 Participants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and the age of majority under the laws of the jurisdiction in which they reside.

3.2 Participants may have only one entry, either individually or with one Team.

3.2 Participants must be eligible to receive prizes in competitions such as the Hackathon under the laws of the jurisdiction in which they reside in order to be eligible to recieve any prize money. 



4.1 Participants may submit one (1) Project to be evaluated by the Hackathon Judges consisting of the following:

4.1.1 A Project Summary 

A written project summary of approximately 250 words.

4.1.2 A Project Presentation

A 5-minute video presentation.

A rubric for the video presentation will be provided to Participants

4.1.3 A Project Code Repository

A link to a public Github repository



5.1 The winning team will receive a number of 100$ gift cards equal to the number of members in the team. 

5.2 The Prizes are subject to change without notice.