Come join us on February 2nd - 3rd to engage in critical conversations regarding healthcare and pharmacy with industry giants and leading researchers. We want everyone - pharmacy students, engineers, designers, and more - to come and help solve some of the biggest challenges facing the world today.

Hackathon Sponsors


$6,450 in prizes

First Place

$2000 for the team

Second Place

$1200 for the team

Third Place

$800 for the team

Best Hardware Hack

Fitbit Alta for each team member

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

$250 AWS Credit for each team member

Best Domain Name from

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Best Fitness Hack

Sports Headphones for each team member

Best Use of Medical Data (2)

Google Home Mini for each team member

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


All students 18 and older are eligible to participate in the Pitt Challenge. Teams may have up to 4 people.

How to enter

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Dr. Michael Wehar

Dr. Michael Wehar
Computer Vision Programmer at CapSen Robotics and Part-time Instructor at University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Randall Smith

Dr. Randall Smith
Professor and Senior Associate Dean at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Dr. Phil Empey

Dr. Phil Empey
Associate Director for Pharmacogenomics of the Pitt/UPMC Institute of Precision Medicine

Dr. Ravi Patel

Dr. Ravi Patel
Lead Innovation Advisor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics at University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Dr. L’Altrelli

Dr. L’Altrelli
Administrative Director of Pharmacy at UPMC Presbyterian

Dr. Mike Flock

Dr. Mike Flock
Innovation Core Manager for the Clinical & Translational Science Institute

Judging Criteria

  • Unannounced

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