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BrainTech wins TEC2016 hackathon

Six teams from six universities in Ghana gathered at the LBC Auditorium at the University of Professional Studies, Accra to battle for first place a hackathon organized by the Technology Executive Conference (TEC).

The “hackathon” saw teams from Central University, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Wisconsin University and Pentecost University pitch either a web or mobile app solution that addresses an identified problem related to education, health, law, banking & finance and energy.

The six teams, Levite, Logic, Code, Geez, BrainTech and PenTech, presented an mhealth app, an e-payment app, an automated timetabling system to ease the burden of timetabling for tertiary institutions in Ghana, emergency alert system, a cross-campus communication platform and a gas leakage detector respectively.

BrainTech’s campus communication platform was adjudged the best and the team walked away with a GHS 2,000 cash prize. The other teams received handshakes and certificates.

This conference is a precursor to the main event scheduled for the 23rd of July, 2016 at the British Council from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The speakers for that event include Frank Onwona, Chief Technology Officer at Rockforrest, Inc. Technology Consultants, Richard Okyere-Fosu, Director of IT, Databank, Augustine Blay, President, LeadOne Africa and Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Renowned cardiothoracic surgeon & President, Ghana Heart Foundation.

 

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