The hackathon is open to everybody upon registration, however, the event is limited to a maximum number of 70 participants.

Both students and professionals fitting the profiles below can participate!

Participants will have to indicate which of the five roles or profiles they fall into. After registration, participants will be added to a waiting list until their data is confirmed.

Data Scientist

You are a passionate and highly analytical data scientist with skills in signal processing, statistical analysis, pattern recognition, machine learning, and programming. Experience in treatment of medical data such as EEG, ECG, EMG, and EDA (Electrodermal Activity) will be the key to success in your role.


You have a sense of creativity, good set of design skills, and a keen eye for design that will contribute in creating a great prototype. Experience related to human-computer interaction, wearables, and e-textile is a plus.

Business and/or communicator

You think outside the box and consider yourself an entrepreneur. You are good, creative and disruptive at seeing business opportunities and designing business cases.

Software developer

You have a creative mind behind software programs and know how to create applications from scratch. You should already have had experience on several of the following languages: android, iOS, java, python, C++, unity, C#.

Embedded developer/Firmware engineer/IoT engineer

You like to design, develop, and implement embedded systems. If you already had hands-on experience with board computers (such as Raspberry Pi & Arduino boards), and interfacing its sensors, you have made an important step forward for your team’s success.

Evaluation criterion


Usage of sensors, validity of the scientific basis of the method.

Innovation and quality of signal processing techniques used.

Quality/robustness of the software created.

Combination of the three streams (technical, business and design solution).


User experience: adaptability to user need, ergonomic aspects, and overall user experience.

Design: considering functional, esthetic and emotional aspects, target and integration with the context.

Combination of the three streams (technical, business and design solution).


Relevance: considering how well it fits to the healthcare sector.

Scalability: considering units economics and scaling / expansion dynamics.

Combination of the three streams (technical, business and design solution).


The projects will be judged by a experts panel including representatives of the three Fusion Point partners schools (ESADE, UPC and IED), a representative from Accenture, a representative from Sanofi and a medical doctor.


Hackathon winners

Up to 70 participants, 15 winners and up to 3.000€ in prizes. Go for it!


Best technical solution


Best business model


Best design

All winners will receive a participation diploma.

How to get there

The Event will take place at the Fusion Point a large space located in ESADE’s Rambla of Innovation.
There are signs indicating the location once you reach ESADE’s campus.

By Car/Motorbike

The right address is Av. Torre Blanca n.59 – 08172 Sant Cugat del Vallés, once you reach the campus you can park anywhere around it, there’s plenty of space. In case you cannot find an available slot, there’s a very large free parking 3 minutes away at the “Escola Avenç”.

By Public Trasportation

From Barcelona: Get on the S1 or S2 FGC trains (direction: Terrassa or Sabadell), get off at the Sant Cugat Station (Zone 2, make sure you have the right ticket) then walk approx. 15’ minutes or take the L1 bus (direction: Torrent de Ferrussons) or the L2 (direction: Rambla del Celler) or the L8 (direction: Torrent de Ferrussons).