In Partnership with AWS


Global Hackathon Challenge
July 9-11, 2021
Hackathon in partnership with AWS
Tackling global challenges

Join us for Hack2Vax!

Help accelerate the vaccine rollout to stop the spread of Covid-19.

The Hack2Vax Hackathon is engaging the global developer community to innovate and create technology solutions to solve social and environmental challenges. As the name suggests, this event is focused on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Hackathon Process

How it works

How to participate in hackathon
What will you do?

You can participate as an individual, or as a team of up to 5 people, to work on an innovative idea (of yours) to help accelerate mass vaccine distribution using AWS Cloud Services. Apexon will provide all required AWS Cloud access for the period of the hackathon.

Who can participate in hackathon
Who should attend?

If you are a product owner, cloud architect/developer, or frontend developer and would like to apply your knowledge to help solve social problems, this platform is a great opportunity to showcase your talent.

Eligibility and requirements for hackathon
What are the requirements?

There are no specific requirements. If you think your idea can bring value to the vaccine distribution challenge the world is facing today, we encourage you to participate.

Technical specification
Any technical specifications?

Your solutions are expected to take full advantage of the rich AWS Service ecosystem.

Solving global issues

For $, Fame and Glory!

Aside from being part of a cross-cultural collaboration to solve one of the most important global issues of our time, the winners of the hackathon will take home a cash prize and be showcased for their talent and thought leadership:

Award 1st place - $500 per Participant
1st Place

$500 per Participant(Maximum $2,500 per team)

Award 2nd place - $300 per Participant
2nd Place

$300 per Participant(Maximum $1,500 per team)

Award 3rd place - $200 per Participant
3rd Place

$200 per Participant(Maximum $1,000 per team)

Get PR Exposure
PR Exposure
PR Exposure

The winning team will be featured in an article in a top-tier technology or SciTech publication. 

Shout-out and social media coverage
Apexon  Shout-Out
Apexon  Shout-Out

The winning team will also be featured on the Apexon home page for one week; be part of a feature story on our blog; and be included in social media coverage.

AWS Retweet

AWS will retweet the winner announcement and blog featuring the winning team.

Calendar of events

Hackathon Schedule

July, 7th 2021
7:00-8:00 PM PST
Hackathon rules readout and Q&A session
July, 9th 2021
7:00-7:45 PM PST
Hackathon Kick Off Session with team leaders
July, 9th 2021
7:45-8:00 PM PST
AWS account distribution and MS teams allocation
July, 9th 2021
8:00 PM PST
Start of the Hackathon
July, 11th 2021
8:00 AM PST
End of the Hackathon (Submission of all deliverables, code, presentations, solution architecture)
July, 11th 2021
11:00 AM PST
Assessment and winner announcement

Expected Deliverables

The following slides are required:

  • Problem statement
  • Proposed solution
  • Competitive and market size analysis
  • Wireframes
  • Application / web / conceptual flow
  • If data science problem, include:
    • Approach to data model
    • Data sources - features considered, weightage, importance and impact of the features
    • Data sources references
    • Expected outcome/results
    • Improvement points
Judging Criteria



Impact of solution


Solution architecture


Demo and presentation




User experience

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