Here is a video summary of the Healthcare Solutions Hackathon, check it out!

Listen to Ni Jin, from China, testimonial of the last Fusion Point hackathon!

Designers, marketers, statisticians, business managers, developers, data and computer scientists, unite! And blend your skills into a unique combination to glean fresh insights from complex data and behaviours!

Work in a multidisciplinary team for two days to build the smartest healthcare solution, leveraging the knowledge, experience and tools provided at Fusion Point on the ESADE campus.
Fusion Point is a project designed to find innovative solutions to social or company challenges through interdisciplinary collaboration in education and research. It is the result of 5 year of collaboration between 3 centres of exellence in Barcelona: ESADE Business and Law School, UPC Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and IED Istituto Europeo di Design. Find out more.


Best Design Solution

Team Lithium

The team developed a ‘Litbrush’ that monitors lithium levels in bipolar patients.

Best Technical Solution

Team Metamorphosis

The team developed a wearable and virtual assistant to prevent suicidal behaviours.

Best Business Model Solution

Team Enigma

The team developed beband, a device for treating anxiety and bipolar disorders.

Here is your Challenge

You will develop a functioning prototype and a viability/business plan for a product that can detect & manage psychiatric symptoms, such as anxiety, hyperactivity, as well as other symptoms associated with psychiatric disorders (bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, etc.)

And these are you tools

A portable biomedical device for signal acquisition and a small microcontroller with sensors and actuators, as well as your tablets and laptops!

Field experts will assist you

You will get help from mentors from the three participating schools: ESADE, the technical university UPC and the design school IED, as well as experts from Accenture and Sanofi.

  48 hours +  
 multidisciplinary teams