Buraimi Hackathon results
The Youth Committee of Al Nahda Club, in cooperation with the Governor’s Office of Al Buraimi and Al Buraimi University College, implemented the Al Buraimi Hackathon, which is the first event of its kind in the governorate for technical innovation, as it is an event where innovative youth gather, calling on them to unleash their digital skills, creativity and pioneering spirit to work together on excellence and innovation.
Al Buraimi Hackathon aims to use data to develop innovative solutions and ideas that contribute to the development of society through the use of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies such as artificial intelligence, Internet of things, automation, augmented reality and virtual reality. It also aims to involve a large number of young people from different segments of society to develop modern solutions based on analysis. Available data.
The event lasted for two days. On the first day, the participating teams were received, as the number of participants reached 40, followed by a series of different workshops, such as a workshop on how to preserve intellectual property rights for your product, presented by Eng. Ahmed bin Saeed Al Ameri, Head of Programs and Professional Development Department at the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer at Sultan University Qaboos and an application-making workshop presented by Ms. Abeer Al-Sudairi, an academic at Al-Buraimi University College, and a “Start, Work and You Will Succeed” workshop presented by Ms. Maryam Al-Muqbaliya, an academic at Al-Buraimi University College, and then counseling sessions for the participating teams with a group of mentors. On the second day, the teams worked on preparing ideas with the mentors and preparing the presentations, then they were presented to the jury, where the presentations amounted to 15 innovative presentations in different areas of life, and finally the results were announced in the presence of Sheikh Ahmed bin Nasser Al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al-Nahda Club. The smart waste project won the first place, the third eye project came in second place, and the ring economy project ranked third.