Transport Hackathon

Bringing together industry, entrepreneurs, students and academics to enable greater mobility and connectivity for a world-class Innovation District.

Find out more



challenge

HackMacPark (2-3 November) involved over 70 participants from corporate partners, students and entrepreneurs.This unique mix included equal parts students and professionals.

Teams addressed one of two challenges: solutions to improve mobility and connectivity in Macquarie Park or solutions to enhance the vibrancy of Macquarie Park.

11 teams pitched solutions on the final day including: peak-shifting apps, ride-share apps, sustainable food-truck platforms, district engagement platforms and active travel platforms

CO-CREATION

Partner Ideation 
  • 40 MPID partners attended a ideation workshop to formulate the challenge focus

MPID-ICONS-01-45000 Consultation
  • 400+ employees, students and residents in Macquarie Park had their say via the online survey to inform the Challenge Statement

 

MPID-ICONS-05-180large 2-day Hackathon
  • 11 teams designed, built and pitched solutions

MPID-ICONS-05-180large Mentorship + Incubation
  • Winning teams mentored by BlueChilli  and MQ Incubator to go from concept to start-up

Judges & Mentors

The judging panel was made up of experts from the MPID network and hack partner BlueChilli.

howard

collette

lara


Partner Facilitator

The MPID Transport Hackathon is proudly facilitated by BlueChilli

BlueChilli_logo_RGB

 

PARTNER Supporter

Proudly supported by the NSW Department of Industry Boosting Business Innovation Program.

NSWGovtLogo