Future Mobility Idea Ad-venture Hackathon 2018
Part one: a synopsis of the two-day competition and the selection of finalists
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From November 10th-11th, the 2018 Future Mobility Idea AD-venture Hackathon took place at the Hanyang University Commax Startup Town over the span of two days. Regarding the issue of future mobility, which is related to the people’s future transportation needs, the competition focused on selecting viable ideas in the technology and service field. Hosted by the Center for Global Entrepreneurship, LINC Foundation, and Hyundai NGV, the hackathon consisted of 11 participating teams from Hanyang University, which produced a final seven teams who will give their final presentation pitch on November 24th, 2018.
“Hackathon” is a combination of two words: “hack,” which is a slang word for ‘high-productivity programming,’ and “marathon,” which means ‘a very long race.’ In other words, it is an event that goes on for several days, in which a large number of people participate to produce ideas. In the hackathon held at Hanyang University, the main topic was creating and producing viable ideas for future mobility such as exhaust gas pollution abatement technology and elderly driver support technology with shared economy.
Part two will cover the finalists’ final pitch presentations and the final winning team.
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