criteria for the hackathon teams

Judges will not be assessing teams according to a "checklist" rather, as experts in their fields, the panel of judges will assess the presentation and response to questions and will meet independently to assess and determine the winners in the days following the event.

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Highest consideration will be given to inclusion of data from the UAE government, additional consideration will be given to data that is not UAE government origin but is relevant to UAE, finally consideration will be given to proposed or theoretical data.

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Assessment will be determined on the creativity of the project itself and in the application of data.

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Teams will be evaluated based on their presentation and quality of communication and demonstration that their submission furthers happiness across the UAE.

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Priority will be given to those teams that demonstrate a viable plan for the work to continue, sustain, and grow beyond the dates of the UAE Hackathon.