What is the CNT Hackathon?

The CNT Hackathon is an annual, extended weekend-long event that takes place in Seattle, WA. In 36 hours, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a soldering iron, elite teams of local and out-of-state students compete to create novel neural engineering solutions. 

Equipment for Hacking Include

Oculus VR  // OpenBCI Mark IV UltraCortex  // Leap Motion // Myo Gesture Control Armband  // Microsoft HoloLens  // Microsoft Kinect  // uPrint SE 3D Printer // Much more...

CNT Hackathon is now on twitter!

Follow us on twitter to see live updates during the event!

Winners of the 2021 CNT Hackathon

Congratulations to the winners (from top to bottom) Jim Schwoebel (Sonde Health, Boston, MA), Pamel Kang (University of Washington, Electrical Engineering, Seattle, WA), and Jayant Arora (North Park Secondary School, Toronto, Canada) from the team Nostalgia!

Photo by Team Nostalgia - Center for Neurotechnology Hackathon 2021

The team developed an eye-tracking app to provide early diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease. View their project demo at Vibe demo - YouTube.

Thank you to all the participants, volunteers, and judges!

Photo by Zoom - Center for Neurotechnology Hackathon 2021

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2021 Team Presentations

Team presentations were recorded and will be made available online ... soon.

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Variety of Technologies
Competitive Innovation
Friendly Environment