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Applications Due: 03/08/2020 22:59
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Organizers
Luca Malinverno

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About this event

What will you do with a pocket-size quantum random number generator?

Try to answer this challenging question and win the invitation to the Hackathon finals that will be held at the CERN Idea Square, in Geneve.

Participation is simple:

i. Build your team (3 people max)

ii. Write a project and send it to hackathon@randompower.eu before March 8th 2020

iii. The 15 best proposals will be invited (Via e-mail by March 15th 2020) to the finals:

24h to develop and present their idea @ CERN IdeaSquare centre

– food voucher to be used @ CERN canteen

– Free Coffee, Tea and Snacks all day/night long

iv. Win the competition and bring home:

3000€ for the best project,

2000€ for the second-best

1000€ for the third-best

Participation Fee: FREE. Cost of the organisation will be covered thanks to the ATTRACT-EU funding (This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 777222)

The hackathon is organised with the help of CERN OpenLab (https://openlab.cern) and CERN IdeaSquare (https://ideasquare.cern).

Schedule

  • Wednesday
  • 15/04 10:00 MeetUp at the Globe of Science, Meyrin, Switzerland; 15/04 10:30 - 12:00 Registration & System Set-Up 15/04 12:00 Competition Starts

  • Thursday
  • 16/04 12:00 Competition Ends 16/04 13:00 - 15:00 Final Evaluation 16/04 16:00 Awards & Farewell.

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Rules

You have to submit a project to be admitted to the finals (https://www.randompower.eu/randompower-hackaton/) You can prepare the project development either at home or during the 24h Final at CER...

You have to submit a project to be admitted to the finals (https://www.randompower.eu/randompower-hackaton/)

You can prepare the project development either at home or during the 24h Final at CERN, except that the following should be performed at CERN:

Embedding the Random Power Generator into your project; Qualifying your project in terms of performance and advantages connected to the use of the Random Power platform with respect to classical approaches. You will have to present your solution during the Evaluation Phase. You can use slides as you wish.

Click here to download the rule sheet. https://www.randompower.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Hackaton-Rules-Finals.pdf