IBM COVID-19 Call for Code Global Challenge 2020 Win up to $200,000

The world is facing unprecedented challenges and IBM Call For Code believe technology can help hence the IBM call for code challenge open for application, being the largest technical challenge of its kind. These program is in its 3rd year now and these year target is for world’s developers to build solutions for COVID-19

The 2020 challenge has two tracks

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  1. First track is to profer solutions that help halt and reverse the impact of climate change
  2. The second track is to profer solutions to mitigate the impact of global pandemics like COVID-19 on communities around the world.

About IBM Call For Code:

Call for Code is a program that asks innovators to create practical, effective, and high-quality applications based on one or more IBM Cloud services (for example, web, mobile, data, analytics, AI, IoT, or weather) that can have an immediate and lasting impact on humanitarian issues.

The IBM call for Code has 3 categories

  1. Remote Education
  2. Community cooperation
  3. Crisis communication

Click here to download full details PDF file about IBM Call For Code Challenge

Eligibilty

ELIGIBILITY:
THIS CONTEST IS VOID TO RESIDENTS OF U.S. EMBARGOED COUNTRIES AND IS
VOID WHEREVER RESTRICTED BY, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FILING OR
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS, OR IS OTHERWISE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED
BY LAW. In addition, employees, employers, officers and directors of:

(i) IBM Group, including
Red Hat

(ii) government agencies, departments, branches, instrumentalities and public enterprises,
whether regional, national or local

(iii) any advertising and promotion agencies, and those
individuals and entities involved in the preparation of materials for, administration, organization
(including David Clark Cause) and/or execution of this event and/or this Contest (all collectively
the “Promotion Entities”), and, and

(iv) the immediate family members (defined as parents,
children, siblings and spouse, including step and foster relations) regardless of where they reside,
and/or individuals living in the same household (whether or not related) of any of the Promotion
Entities are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Prior to registering for the Event, each
participant, whether individually or as part of a team, must ensure that he/she is in compliance
with any employment or other contract to which he/she is a party on issues such as, but not limited
to, eligibility to participate, intellectual property and acceptance of prizes.

IBM Call For Code Prize and Benefits


GRAND PRIZE: $200,000.00 USD (Distributed by David Clark Cause)
● The Call for Code Global Prize
● Open source support from The Linux Foundation
● Meetings with mentors and potential investors
● Solution implementation support through Code and Response™, the deployment initiative from IBM.
● Travel to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
RUNNER UP PRIZE: $25,000.00 USD (Distributed by David Clark Cause)
● Travel to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
2nd RUNNER UP PRIZE: $25,000.00 (Distributed by David Clark Cause)
● Travel to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
3rd RUNNER UP PRIZE: $10,000.00 (Distributed by David Clark Cause)
4th RUNNER UP PRIZE: $10,000.00 (Distributed by David Clark Cause)

How to Apply

Click on the link below

Official Link

Or

Apply here

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