The IET-150 Hack//Planet is a hackathon aimed at sustainability and solutions to help SAVE OUR PLANET!
The competition will start with problem statements. Students and groups are then challenge to think and sketch their top ideas through an online proposal submission platform.
If you're an Engineer, a Maker, or a student, do join us in this hackathon to win some great prizes! SIGN UP NOW!
04 Jun 2021 - 10 Sep 2021
9:00am - 6:00pm
Malaysia Local Network
Stage 1: Online idea submission
To get in, you will first need to submit a proposal online. If you are selected, we will send a challenge kit over to you to be used for the development of your project.
Stage 2: Build proof of concept
The top 20 teams will be selected from the online submission to proceed. For this round, you will be required to build a proof-of-concept using the challenge kit, and present your project in a short 5 minutes video.
Stage 3: Make-athon!
The top performing teams will be invited to our physical event held in Kuala Lumpur for an intensive, fun-filled make-athon**! At the end of the event, you will be invited to showcase your products to a panel of experts from the industry!
** Subject to the COVID-19 situation, government regulations and venue availability.
Theme 1: War against extinction - Wildlife Conservation
Approximately 80 percent of the decline in global biological diversity is caused by habitat destruction. Join the battle against extinction by creating electronic, data-driven solutions to combat poaching and habitat destruction.
Theme 2: Sustainability focused - Green Planet
Each year, 1.3 billion tonnes of food products ends up rotting in the bins of due to poor transportation and harvesting practices. This is just the tip of the iceberg for human related wastage. Combat against excessive consumption by proposing a data-driven approach to drive sustainability.
Theme 3: Save our ocean - Cleaner Seas
The water pollution is a serious global problem faced by a big part of the human population and the animal kingdom. Help us make our seas cleaner using innovative solutions!
To enter the competition, first, you will need to sign up for stage 1 before 30th June 2021.
If you are selected, you will be contacted by the organizing committee for stage 2, where you will be given a FREE electronics starter pack. You will then be required to submit a 5 minutes video showing us your proof-of-concept.
The top 10 teams will be invited to our FINALS in September, to built their winning idea! The top 3 teams will win prizes up to RM3000 in total!