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We like to support the developer community by providing regular opportunities to develop together. By bring together not only programmers, but also information specialists, visual designers and journalists, we provide an opportunity to rapidly build new open data applications.

Hong Kong versus Zika: come fight the “data gap” at #ZikaHackathon

Open Data versus the Mosquito The current global panic about zika can be boiled down a “data gap” issue. Gaps in understanding of why it has started spreading so rapidly now, a gulf in fathoming its effects on pregnant women (evidence linking zika and microcephaly is...

Make.05: HK Budget Hackathon

See this event on Facebook here Add to:  Agenda Saturday 10:30 Registration 11:00-11:30 Overview/ Ideas quick pitches Choose if you will form a team or lend your much-needed skills to various teams as a "floater" 11:30-12:00 Form into Groups and just get started!...

Make.04: Hacking Health

ODHK is partnering up to bring Hacking Health to Hong Kong! Hacking Health is a hackathon series designed to improve healthcare by inviting technology creators and healthcare professionals to collaborate on realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line problems....

Make.03: Data with a Purpose

Open data is great, but it isn't the end goal. Data can and should serve a larger purpose - to solve problems, tell stories, surface hidden truths. How could you use data to prevent human trafficking, to redistribute unwanted food, or understand what happens in LegCo?...

Make.02: Data.One

The Make.02 hackathon is dedicated to building apps with Data.One – Hong Kong Government’s Open Data portal. The portal features datasets from domains like Buildings Data, Census Data and Food & Hygiene. The folks in charge of the portal, the OGCIO, are organising an app competition with HK$140,000 in cash prizes. We want to enable you to give it your best shot, so we’re organising a dedicated hackathon where you can team up and collaborate on ideas for the competition.