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Digital solutions to current problems in Moscow will be developed at an online hackathon

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Цифровые решения актуальных задач Москвы разработают на онлайн-хакатоне
02.11.2020
357 Russian it teams will take part in the competition for the Moscow Mayor's award "Leaders of digital transformation". 10 winners will receive one million rubles each.
The winners of the Moscow Mayor's award "Leaders of digital transformation" will be determined based on the results of an online hackathon that will be held from October 30 to November 1. More than three thousand specialists expressed their desire to participate in the development of it solutions to improve the urban environment.

"In total, more than three thousand people from 75 regions of Russia registered to participate in the hackathon. These include developers, artificial intelligence specialists, data scientists, project managers, and marketers. As a result, 357 teams will create digital solutions to urban problems — - said Alexey Fursin, head of the Moscow Department of entrepreneurship and innovative development. - 10 winning teams will receive one million rubles each. The best projects will be included in the product development program."

Representatives of 10 departments of the Moscow Government formulated 10 tasks for two tracks, each team will have to find a solution for one of them in 48 hours.

In the track "Artificial intelligence in the city", participants will be asked to offer:

- an interactive map of the improvement of Moscow;

service that will recommend to the cultural content and activities on the basis of past visits;

— a service that will evaluate the quality of medical image markup algorithms;

- a solution that allows you to automatically analyze and divide archived documents into groups;

- smart assistant for entrepreneurs.

In the track "Digitalization of urban structures", you need to find the following solutions:

- a service for entrepreneurs that provides recommendations for opening new retail facilities;

- electronic database of animals without owners;

- app for accident prevention and time tracking on the construction site;

- interactive map of the Moscow metro;

- virtual laboratory for programming.

The best teams will take part in an online intensive Mosbootcamp program, where they will be able to Refine their products to the pilot stage together with experts.

The opening ceremony of the hackathon will begin on October 30 at 19: 00, the broadcast will be available on the YouTube channel of the Digital business space.

The competition is organized by the Department of entrepreneurship and innovative development of the city of Moscow, and the operator is the Moscow innovation Agency, which brings together representatives of government and business, as well as technology companies to jointly solve problems of creating, testing and implementing innovative solutions in the capital.

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