28 MARCH 2023
The Shri Shankaracharaya Technical Campus in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India, orchestrated the HackBIOS event. The previous offline hackathon was an enjoyable experience as it accommodated over 100 teams of four members each. This time around, we aim to incorporate school students in order to expose them to the latest technologies and the tech community, thereby sparking their interest in the field. Additionally, it will provide college students with the chance to be recruited by various corporations.
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Postman - API Track
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Track: Universal Health Card (UHC)
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Food & Farm Tech.
Developing solutions keeping in mind the need to enhance the primary sector of India - Agriculture, and to manage and process our agriculture produce.
1. Limited access to sustainable farming technologies in rural areas results in reducedcrop
yields and food insecurity. This is due to several factors, including the highcost of
modern farming equipment, inadequate infrastructure, and limited access to financing. These challenges can
lead to lower yields and less productive farms, contributingtofood insecurity and economic hardship for
2. Inefficient food distribution systems lead to high food waste and prices, creatingfoodaccess and affordability problems. Food waste occurs at different stages of the supplychain, from harvest to distribution, and from retail to consumer. Poor logistics andtransportation systems, and a lack of proper storage and preservation technologies alsocontribute to waste. This wastes resources and increases the cost of food for consumers.
3. Over-reliance on chemical fertilizers and pesticides has led to environmental degradation and health hazards. The overuse of chemicals can lead to soil depletion, water pollution, and health hazards for farmers and consumers. Chemicals alsoharmbeneficial insects and pollinators, which can further reduce crop yields and damageecosystems.
4. Small-scale farmers lack adequate training on sustainable farming practices andtechnology adoption, limiting their productivity and efficiency. Small-scale farmers oftenlack access to the latest farming techniques, innovations, and technologies. Inadequateeducation and training can lead to lower yields and reduced profitability, makingit challenging to sustain their livelihoods.
5. Urban areas often have limited access to affordable and nutritious food options, leading to health and wellness concerns. Urbanization has led to increased demandfor food, but the proximity of cities to farms has decreased, leading to food scarcity and higher prices. Many urban areas also lack access to fresh, locally produced, andnutrientrich food options, leading to health problems.
6. Climate change has disrupted traditional weather patterns, resulting in unpredictablecrop yields and affecting food production. Climate change has led to more extremeweather conditions, including floods, droughts, and heatwaves, which can destroycrops, affect soil quality, and increase pests and diseases. These effects can threaten foodproduction and food security.
7. Inadequate investment in research and development of new farming technologiesandpractices has limited productivity and efficiency gains. There is a lack of investment inresearch and development of new farming technologies and practices to address challenges faced by farmers. This has led to stagnation in productivity gains andlowprofitability, making it challenging for farmers to sustain their livelihoods.
8. The underuse of data-driven decision-making in agriculture results in suboptimal resource allocation and reduced productivity. The underuse of data-driven decision- making tools, such as precision agriculture, can limit productivity gains and leadtosuboptimal resource allocation. Lack of data sharing and poor data quality alsocontribute to low productivity.
9. Fragmented food supply chains and a lack of transparency and accountability inthefood system can result in food safety concerns and other issues. Fragmented foodsupply chains can create gaps in the system, leading to quality issues and supply chaindisruptions. A lack of transparency and accountability in the food systemcan leadtofood safety concerns, traceability issues, and other problems.
Smart Education & Learning
Smart education, a concept that describes learning in digital age. It enables learners to learn more effectively, efficiently, flexibly and comfortably.
1. The lack of pedagogical training among educators is a
major challenge in the implementation of smart education and learning
technologies, as the complex integration of technology with traditional
teaching methodologies demands advanced skillsets beyond the grasp of
2. The deployment of smart education and learning technologies in low-income communities is hampered by the high cost of access and maintenance, compounded by the challenge of securing funding from reluctant public entities and private investors.
3. The advancement of smart education and learning technologies is impeded by the inadequate infrastructure in remote areas, where power supply and high-speed internet are scarce, and the cost of laying down necessary infrastructure to implement the latest technologies is exorbitant.
4. The detrimental impact of increased screen time due to smart education and learning technologies on students' physical and mental well-being poses a serious challenge, with little mitigation available in the absence of proven alternatives.
5. The proper handling and use of data generated by smart education and learning technologies is an increasingly complex challenge in the face of evolving privacy laws, increased cybersecurity risks, and a shortage of personnel with the necessary expertise to effectively manage and safeguard data.
6. The effectiveness of smart education and learning technologies is hampered by the lack of consistency and standardization in the design of digital educational materials, as well as the varying levels of competence and expertise among educators tasked with implementing these materials
7. The potential negative impact of smart education and learning technologies on students' cognitive development and non-digital skills represents a significant obstacle, particularly as there is limited research on how to balance the use of technology with traditional educational methods.
8. The rapid pace of technological innovation and the complexity of emerging technologies creates a daunting challenge for educators, who must continually adapt their teaching methodologies to keep pace with new developments and integrate them effectively into the curriculum.
9. The digital divide created by the uneven distribution of smart education and learning technologies among different socioeconomic groups presents a formidable obstacle to achieving educational equity, particularly in the face of mounting pressure to close achievement gaps and improve learning outcomes.
Cutting-edge technology in these sectors continues to be in demand. Recent shifts in healthcare trends, growing populations also present an array of opportunities for innovation.
1. No direct access to the patient's health: The offline healthcare systems are not
sustainable, and many people cannot afford primary healthcare and rely on the ER for routine check
ups. Health professionals lack the time and devices to provide direct care to every patient.
2. Siloes in the Healthcare World: Healthcare professionals are disconnected and working in silos. A missing platform can bring the healthcare industry to a single page, where they can discuss their learning, share knowledge, and create notes. Things could get better if there were a single platform exclusively for the healthcare sector. Everyone can learn from everyone, leading to a better understanding, diagnosis, and treatment.
3. Issues with Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement; Medicare and Medicaid are government healthcare programs that provide healthcare coverage to patients. Their repayment structures vary significantly and need to maintain an orchestrated management process. The procedures for filing and receiving Medicare and Medicaid are very different and are an extra task on the to-do list of healthcare professionals. The regulations also need them to store and record patient records in a particular format for the services rendered.
4. Absence of Supply Management System: As patients, we never think of the logistics behind healthcare services. But they form the backbone of the industry. Efficient logistics practices ensure smooth healthcare services. However, managing these logistics is still a tricky task.
5. Invest in Data Management Systems: To avoid heavy losses and spending unnecessarily, it's imperative to turn to digital healthcare technology providers for a powerful and effective solution. Invest in an inventory or warehouse management system at the higher end of supply chain management.
6. Managing the Massive Volumes of Patient-Related Data; Patient-related data is one of the most overwhelming aspects of healthcare. With each new addition to the patient database, the existing data pool still becomes bigger. Consequently, it becomes even tougher to manage this data. As much as we expect the traditional infrastructure to manage and secure the data, it is only unrealistic.
7. Inefficiencies and Errors in Data Sharing : In an age where medical science has made noteworthy advancements, inefficiencies and healthcare errors are still persistent because of the healthcare industry's traditional technology for management. This is not just a hurdle in medical science; it causes regression because of the waste it generates. Not only do patients pay the price in the form of inconvenience and health, but we also see a rise in administrative expenses and litigation owing to these inefficiencies.
8. No early warning healthcare devices: Diseases like cancer, as well as events like aneurysms and strokes, frequently catch doctors off guard. It is often too late to do much, and many patients die not because they cannot be saved but because it is too late to save them. The new smoking is sitting, and lifestyle diseases are on the rise. Lifestyle diseases include cancer, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and kidney disease. IoMT can manage the risk of suffering from all of these.
9. Slow pace with modern solutions:Our knowledge is limited. We need to learn more about the mechanisms underlying the various diseases caused by viral infections. A small change in human DNA can help prevent a variety of ailments.
Transporation & Smart Mobility
Ideas focused on the intelligent use of resources to meet the transportation demands of evergrowing population.
" Travel time and traffic flow optimization in India " :
Traffic congestion on roads not only increases the fuel consumption but consequently leads to increase in carbon dioxide emissions, outdoor air pollution as well as increase in the exposure time of the passengers. There are constraints on making large scale additions/ improvements to the road infrastructure. There is also no baseline against which the quality of the traffic flow in town or any other city could be measured on any given day. This problem is looking for optimization solution of Traffic flow in any City through Traffic Flow Analysis using open-source data as well as development of a dashboard to objectively monitor the quality of traffic flow in a city on a given day. The objective analysis solutions will help to both monitor and manage traffic congestion and emissions through better utilisation of the available infrastructure and help identify the low hanging fruit infrastructure bottlenecks addressing which will lead to an immediate improvement in the traffic flow in the city.
" Smart driver training problem for attitudinal change ":
While there has been a lot of emphasis given on Road Safety information by Traffic Police and other stake holders yet an attitudinal change with willingness to adhere to traffic rules that impact safety has not been achieved. There is a need to devise programmes and interventions that bring about an attitudinal change in the citizens.
" Parking Management following system approach for the city " :
Parking is a major problem in urban areas in both developed and developing countries. Following the rapid incense of car ownership, many cities are suffering from lack of car parking areas with imbalance between parking supply and demand which can be considered the initial reason for metropolis parking problems. This imbalance is partially due to ineffective land use planning and miscalculations of space requirements during first stages of planning. Shortage of parking space, high parking tariffs, and traffic congestion due to visitors in search for a parking place are only a few examples of everyday parking problems. We are looking for solutions proposing effective parking system and its optimum utilization within cities.
" Low-cost urban space transformation for the vulnerable road users like pedestrian and cyclists. ":
In Indian cities, the focus on car-centric infrastructure, traffic congestion, narrow roads, and a general disregard for cyclists and pedestrians has created an environment that favours motorised transport over walking and cycling. Re-purposing streets to ensure equitable distribution among road users and focusing on the most vulnerable users like cyclists and pedestrians are key to creating a bicycle-friendly environment. However, in India's space constrained cities, there are practical limitations on creating more infrastructure. Thus, while encouraging bicycle and pedestrian transportation in cities is a laudable objective, however from the standpoint of the traffic police, there is a need for a plan or idea to adopt pro-pedestrian and cyclist policies without compromising safety. Therefore, to manage the above, we are looking for some better ideas from you all.
" Innovation for improving occupational safety health for traffic Personnel ":
Traffic management and regulations is still manpower intensive and heavily dependent on having feet on ground. This exposes the Traffic personnel to high levels of air and noise pollution, discomfort due to weather and stress. Therefore, there is an urgent need for innovation to improve the occupational safety health of traffic personnel. We are looking for innovative and smart ideas from you all to help the traffic police of your city.
" Vigilance and Integrity monitoring of traffic personnel "
Preventive vigilance is one of the tools in ensuring the integrity in public governance. With the advent of smart phones and other gadgets there is a need to innovate on technical solutions that help promote greater integrity and transparency in the service delivery by Govt. functionaries including Traffic Personnel.
Under this theme, participants are required to brainstorm and develop solutions to reduce the crash occurrence frequency and reduce the impact of the crash in case a crash happens. Possible innovations (but not limited to) could be a vehicle fitness check device, fatigue analyser, mechanism to ban underage driving, etc.
Working on a web/tool that can improve the post-accident emergency space in India. From working on making, it makes easy for the victims to claim financial support to the process of getting an ambulance on time- there is a lot of gaps in the space that can be worked upon by using technology to improve the same.
Carpooling is the easiest and most common ridesharing arrangement. Promoting more efficient carpooling can not only help with urban traffic decongestion, but will also go a long way towards reducing environment impact by cutting down emissions and idling . Design a car-pooling system which takes into account of the points of start and stop of the commuter and availability of cars at that particular point of time to match with available vehicles.
Blockchain / Web 3.0
Provide ideas in a decentralized and distributed ledger technology used to store digital information that powers cryptocurrencies and NFTs and can radically change multiple sectors.
1. Blockchain-based supply chain tracking: Develop a simple platform that uses blockchain
technology to track the movement of goods in a supply chain, providing transparency and
2. Blockchain-based real estate management: Develop a simple platform that uses blockchain technology to enable secure and transparent management of real estate transactions, such as property sales and rentals.
3. Build a web3-based platform for decentralized music streaming that allows artists to get paid directly by listeners without intermediaries.
4. Develop a web3-based platform for decentralized charity auctions, allowing individuals and organizations to raise funds for charitable causes.
5. Blockchain-based timestamping application: Develop a simple application that uses blockchain technology to create tamper-proof timestamps for documents and files.
6. Blockchain-based decentralized cloud storage: Develop a decentralized cloud storage platform that uses blockchain technology to ensure data privacy, security, and availability, while also providing an efficient and cost-effective alternative to traditional cloud storage solutions.
7. Blockchain-based secure messaging app: Develop a blockchain-based messaging app that provides end-to-end encryption, user privacy, and censorship resistance, while also ensuring scalability and ease of use.
8. Health Records Management: Develop a blockchain-based platform that enables secure and decentralized management of health records, allowing patients to have control over their data, and providing healthcare providers with a secure and efficient way to access patient information.
9. Develop a decentralized e-commerce platform that allows users to buy and sell goods and services using cryptocurrencies and smart contracts.
10. Create a web3-based platform for decentralized education, where users can learn and earn cryptocurrency rewards for completing courses and contributing to the platform's ecosystem.
11. Develop a blockchain-based identity verification system that enables users to prove their identity without sharing personal information and protects against identity theft.
Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality
The use of Augmented Reality enhances the overall digital experience for users as it offers the perfect combination of physical and virtual components. The technology provides the necessary link between the real world and the digital world by striking a balance between the two.
1. Though online maps have made their own level in today's world but a 2D map can be
confusing many a times. Integration of AR / VR technology with these maps will make the
things a lot different.AR / VR implemented maps of a campus or big complex can make it lot
easier for the visitors to get acquainted with the place.
2. Developing an AR/VR solution for enhancing accessibility and inclusivity for individuals with disabilities. Will help them in many day to day/ simple activities and act as their helping hand.
3. Although online shopping is continuously growing, customers still prefer brick & mortar shopping to have the feel. Creating an AR/VR solution for enhancing shopping experiences, such as virtual try-on for clothing or home decor.
4. Lack of practice in the field of surgery and anatomy is still an issue this could be tackled by creating an AR/VR application for training and education purposes, such as medical training or engineering simulations.
5. Developing an AR/VR solution for enhancing live sports broadcasts, allowing viewers to experience the game from multiple angles and with interactive features such as player stats and replays.
6. Developing an AR/VR solution for improving urban planning and design, allowing planners to test and visualize proposed changes in a realistic, immersive environment.
7. These days we quite often see people suffering from mental illness like anxiety, depression and disorders. These problems have a basic point in common which includes social attention which is foremost importance to deal with any mental illness Thus, creating an AR/VR solution for enhancing mental health and wellness, such as guided meditation or stress management exercises.
Open innovation fosters a spirit of creativity and encourages participants
to think outside the box.
Hackers don't worry if you can't relate to given tracks, there is also an open innovation section by which you can make your project, solutions by using your own idea.
No, HackBIOS is a 24-hour Offline hackathon & all teammates must be present offline at the venue.
An open mind, laptop, charger, and anything else you would need to hack!
Perfect! We welcome hackers of all experience levels and backgrounds. We will be providing resources and workshops to help new hackers get started on projects and learn new technologies. There will also be mentors at the event to help guide you.
You will be building your project from scratch. However, feel free to come with ideas of what you want to build!
At least 2 and at most 4 people can on team.
No, admission to the event is free!
We hope this event inspires and highlights high school, undergraduate, and graduate students identifying as women or allies to hack. There are also opportunities to participate as mentors and volunteers to support!
Yes! We encourage Out of the box Ideas you can build anything under Open Innovation Category.
We require At least 2 number of members in a team, if you can't find a teammate you can find Hackers on our Discord server.
You can reach us out on our Discord, or you can mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy Hacking!!