By: Keira
Posted: 26/01/2016

Help change the city: EdinburghApps hack on health and wellbeing

EdinburghApps is a civic challenge programme developed and run by the City of Edinburgh Council. Its vision is to change the city through encouraging innovation with technology, design and user-centric development.

The third EdinburghApps programme will kick off with a two-day hack-style event, 6th – 7th February. We’ll be on hand to support participants from start to finish: exploring challenges, generating ingenious ideas and developing prototypes. The organisations who have set the challenges will also be available to offer insider advice and support in developing projects.

Not sure if you should come along?

EdinburghApps supports the City of Edinburgh Council’s open data programme, developed through its open data strategy, with a data portal that encourages re-use of portal data, sharing of data stories, data requests and the publishing of data challenges. Wherever possible, these resources held by City of Edinburgh Council will be made available to participants.

Despite the name, EdinburghApps hopes to uncover a range of creative solutions to the challenges presented, not just apps! We’ll be looking for the best ways to solve these problems, whether that would be through apps, services, products or something entirely different!

If fast-paced, practical problem solving for real world challenges in Edinburgh has you tantalised, click here to grab your ticket now!