Hackathon for youth takes place in Andijan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 18-19 November 2020, at the Digital City Technopark (Andijan), with the support of the Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications and in cooperation with UNODC, IT Park, the Center for Support of Youth Entrepreneurship of Uzbekistan, Andijan khokimiyat region and Technopark "Digital City" held a competition "Hackaton 4 unlimited education".
The hackathon participants created mobile and web applications in important social areas, such as combating violence, fighting corruption, and providing youth employment. Among the participants were not only young people, but also experienced programmers, graphic designers, analysts, project managers. During the 24 hours allotted for the implementation of projects, experienced specialists as mentors shared their advice and recommendations with the participants.
Participants of the hackathon had the opportunity to contribute to improving living standards in Uzbekistan, to familiarize the general public with their ideas and projects, to win valuable prizes, to receive recommendations from leading experts in their field, to study the experience of creating projects or its prototype in a short time, within 24 hours.
The organizers presented the winners of the hackathon with valuable prizes - special laptops for programmers, the opportunity to participate in investment programs, an office without charging a rent in the Digital City Technopark.