Taking place from the 30th to the 31st of January 2016, the first large hackathon in Cambridge is bound to be a lot fun. 400 attendees will descend upon one of the world's oldest universities, some coming from as far as MIT, Singapore, and Egypt. Students from all over the world are welcome!

Like our Facebook page and apply now at http://www.hackcambridge.com/.

Hackathon Sponsors


Hack Cambridge 1st Place

Nexus 9

Hack Cambridge 2nd Place

Parrot Taxi MiniDrone

Hack Cambridge 3rd Place

Amazon Kindle

Hack Cambridge People's Choice Award

Pebble Time

The Thales Security Challenge

£200 Amazon vouchers for each member of the winning team.

Best Hack in Gaming/Virtual Reality by Improbable

Early access to SpatialOS and Improbable printed Oculus Gear VR kits.

Best Hack in Hardware by ARM

For each member of the winning team: Grover Sensor starter kit for mbed, ROCKI wifi music system, and a £30 Spotify gift card.

Best use of HPE Haven OnDemand API

GoPro - HERO4 Session HD

Best use of Mendeley API

One Parrot Jumping Race Drone JETT for each member of the winning team.

Best use of Beaker API

£1000 pounds in gift cards split amongst the winning team.

Best use of Nessie API

Nespresso Inissia Coffee Machine

Best use of Amazon Web Services

Power banks.

Best use of Google Cloud Platform

£1000 in Cloud Platform credit to continue your idea after the hackathon.

Best domain name registered with Domain.com

Arduino Red Board

Best use of OpenTSDB

£100 Amazon voucher for each member of the winning team.

Bloomberg's Favorite Hack

Funniest Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Dr. Robert Mullins

Dr. Robert Mullins
Senior Lecturer in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge

Tim Fogarty

Tim Fogarty
Commissioner of Major League Hacking

John Britton

John Britton
Education Liaison at GitHub

William Tunstall-Pedoe

William Tunstall-Pedoe
Principal Product Manager at Amazon (Echo, Alexa and Evi)

Professor Cicilia Mascolo

Professor Cicilia Mascolo
Full Professor of Mobile Systems in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge

Robert Whitehead

Robert Whitehead
CTO at Improbable

Judging Criteria

  • TBA

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