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BrainGurion 5.0

Brain-Machine Interface Hackathon

24 Hours, 100 entrepreneurial students. 

Our participants will collaborate to create products that improve the field of MENTAL HEALTH, based on human machine interface. The teams will be guided by expert mentors and will be given access to advanced innovative equipment.

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June 06-07
2024

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The challenge

The Challenge

Within 24 hours, you and your teammates will create a product aimed at addressing or improving a mental health disorder

The neurological component can be expressed by control of the product or feedback. The product can be digital or physical, and may be supported by a combination of technologies, such as EEG, Virtual Reality (VR), Microcontrollers and Robots.

 

Inspiration Board

Inspiration Board
 

difficulties &  Symptoms

physiological
Rapid heartbeat
Dizziness 
Sweating
Nausea
Cold and clammy hands
​Difficulty swallowing
Muscle tension
Dry mouth
Trembling
Hyperventilation
Gastrointestinal issues

Psychological
Paralysis
Irritability
Detachment from oneself
Fear of insanity or death
Excessive worries
Negative thoughts
Rumination

Inside Out: Personal Stories dealing with Mental Health

Criteria for judging

 

Innovation 

How innovative is the technology or idea? 

 

Neurological components 

How much does the product rely on neurophysiological activity and human monitoring?

Prototype

Is the product ready for use?

Product Impact

How impactful is the product in improving mental health?

Pitch Deck

Quality of presentation.

Bonus

The judges' discretion regarding the “additional value” of the product.

Criteria For Judging
To pick the winning team, the judges will ask themselves the following questions:

Registration options

Registration Options

Alone or with a team?

You can join as part of a team, or by yourself and we will find a team for you. 

Team size

2-6 people

Observer

You can take part without participating in the Hackathon.

Agenda

Thursday - June 6th

13:00

Registration, Reception and refreshments

13:30

Welcome Session

Friday - June 7th

00:00

Surprise

9:30

Code Freeze, Breakfast and Presentations

14:30

Start Hacking!

12:30

Closing Remarks and Awards

19:00

Dinner

20:00

Hacking

Agenda
Prizes
Pre-Hackathon schedule

Pre-Hackathon Schedule
We're welcoming you to participate in our lectures and workshops planned for the Hackathon

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Judging Panel

Judging Panel

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Our Mentors

Meet Our Mentors

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Our Team

Meet Our Team

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Chen Ben Shoshan

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Hackathon Team Manager of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive, Neuroscience & Psychology student at BGU

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Noa Ben Asher

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Hackathon Team Manager of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive, Neuroscience & Psychology student at BGU

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Hadas Eitan

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Team leader of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive and Neuroscience Student at BGU

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Yuval Lachberg

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Hub Team Manager of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive and Neuroscience Student at BGU

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Elad Orpaz

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Hub Team Manager of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive and Neuroscience Student at BGU

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Boaz Merchav

Digital Team Manager of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive, Neuroscience & Psychology student at BGU

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Anton Pasternak

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NeuroHub Team of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive and Neuroscience  student at BGU

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Or Rabani

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Gordon Cohen NeuroTech Hub Manager

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Ishai Bleiweiss

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Events Team Manager of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive and Neuroscience student at BGU

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Alex Lazarovich

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NeuroHub Team of Brainstorm BGU | Computer science Student at BGU

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Shani Jacob

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Events Team Manager of Brainstorm BGU | Cognitive and Neuroscience student at BGU

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Adi Cohen

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NeuroHub Team of Brainstorm BGU | Psychology & Biology student at BGU

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Asaf Harel

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Chairman Of The Board at BrainstormIL

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Ofek Salama

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CEO of BrainstormIL

Copyright & Intellectual Property Disclaimer 

We would love to see your ideas become a reality in the future. However, this event is above all intended to inspire creativity and provide an opportunity to gain experience and network. Things you share with others in this event are public and will not remain confidential. In addition, the participation is as a team which may include, in addition to you, other students from various academic institutions and various majors. As a team, you may also be accompanied by professional mentors. New works or ideas may be created as part of such a team which members and mentors may be subject to different IP restrictions. Therefore, in order to maintain your IP rights, please consider carefully what you share with others, or otherwise bring with you and/or present in this event, especially an idea you are actively working on or is too similar to an idea you’d prefer to pursue individually at a later time and we highly recommend you consult with a legal advisor before doing so.

Our Partners

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