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Innovators welcome

The Ministry of Data (MoD) hosts hackathons to solve the most curious technological problems faced by Government agencies. Open to developers, start-ups, entrepreneurs, data aficionados, business analytics, and innovators for a better world, a MoD Hackathon is an opportunity to solve a real validated problem and deliver a product that has great market product fit.

AgHack was a success!

AgHack powered by Ministry of Data aims to solve pre-validated agricultural challenges presented by the WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).

  • 21 June 2018Launch Party

    At Launch Party, we announced the challenges. Attendees also got the valuable chance to ask questions to mentors from our government sponsor, DPIRD, and discuss possible solutions with everyone!

  • 27-29 July 2018Hackathon Weekend!

    The big weekend! Get ready for some energised team work and problem-solving. Your solution will be presented to DPIRD and our judges. Who know's where it will take you.

  • 29 July 2018Winners Announced!

    The event attracted 100+ attendees, 74 participant ticket sales, 11 teams, 10 mentors and 2 state ministers. Click here to see the winners

The Prizes

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Ministry of Data provides:

  1. Qualified Government agency problems to the innovator and startup community that have global potential if solved.
  2. Direct access into Government agencies so conceived solutions have an internal rainmaker and potential seed funding to move solutions forward.
  3. Access to pathways to accelerate solution commercialisation through some of Perth’s finest accelerator programs.
  4. The bridge to government for existing great initiatives and startups!

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