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Invitation to tender - planning and execution of two hackathons

  • Published 02/11/2018
  • Last updated 05/11/2018
Nordic Innovation is looking for a supplier to plan and execute two Nordic health hackathons in the beginning of 2019.

The Nordic Innovation program called Health, Demography and Quality of Life is looking for a supplier that can plan and execute two hackathons in the Nordic region. The program runs from 2018-2021 and has various activities in all the Nordic countries. The program’s objective is to contribute the following vision:

 

In 2030 the Nordics will be the most sustainable and integrated health region in the world, providing the best possible personalized health care for all its citizens.


Further information about the Health, Demography and Quality of Life programme.

 

 

About the hackathons

The main purpose of the hackathons is to stimulate the creation of digital solutions that can help the Nordics achieve the vision above.

As a part of the program Nordic Innovation will have two hackathons in January – March 2019. The hackathons must take place in two different parts of the Nordic region. The hackathons will be open to everyone but have a special focus on Nordic participants and be held in English. Nordic Innovation will cover the travel and accommodation costs for one team (max 4 pers. per team) from each of the Nordic Countries, apart from the host country, to participate in the hackathon.

The results of the hackathon must fulfil the following criteria:

  • New innovative digital solution
  • The solution should aim to improve health and quality of life in the Nordics

 

The winners of the hackathons will be chosen by a selection committee represented by Nordic Innovation and get a prize of 100.000 NOK. Nordic Innovation will assist the winners to promote their solution on an international scale.

 

 

The selection of the supplier

Nordic Innovation is looking for a supplier to plan and execute the hackathons. In cooperation, Nordic Innovation and the supplier will further develop the outline of the hackathons.

The value of the contract is 800.000 NOK including 200.000 NOK as prize money for the winners of the two hackathons (100.000 NOK for each winner). The supplier shall cover all costs related to the two hackathons including premises and catering. It is expected that the successful supplier will cooperate with public and private partners on running and/or funding of the hackathons. 

 

The supplier must demonstrate following criteria:

  • The ability to provide relevant health data to be used in the hackathons
  • Proficient experience in running hackathons, preferably within the field of health
  • The ability to attract Nordic participants
  • The ability to find cooperation partners
  • A realistic financial plan and budget

 

Submitted proposals will be evaluated on the above criteria.

 

Please send your proposal to Nordic Innovation at info@nordicinnovation.org

 

Deadline 25. November 2018.

 

 

 

Q and A from suppliers

 

Question: 
The 100.000 NKR prize for each event is coming out of the 800.000 NKR budget, so the actual budget for two events is 600.000 NKR? 
Answer: 
Yes that is correct. 
Question: 
The travel and accommodation cost for one team from each country(total max 8 teams) is excluded in this budget? 
Answer:
Yes, that is correct. Four teams to each hackathon from the four other Nordic countries. Different teams for each of the two hackathons. 
Question: 
So we have maximum of 600.000 NKR to host two events in two different Nordic cities in Q1 2019? 
Answer:
Yes, that is correct.

Question 1: 

The 100.000 NKR prize for each event is coming out of the 800.000 NKR budget, so the actual budget for two events is 600.000 NKR? 

 

Answer: 

Yes that is correct. 

 

 

Question 2: 

The travel and accommodation cost for one team from each country(total max 8 teams) is excluded in this budget? 

 

Answer:

Yes, that is correct. Four teams to each hackathon. Different teams for each of the two hackathons. 

 

 

Question 3: 

So we have maximum of 600.000 NKR to host two events in two different Nordic cities in Q1 2019? 

 

Answer:

Yes, that is correct.

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