National HPC Hackathon

378 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4
378 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

This campaign is over.

Idea Phase
starts on:
Nov 01, 2021, 04:30 AM UTC (UTC)
ends on:
Nov 25, 2021, 06:25 PM UTC (UTC)
Hack Phase
starts on:
Nov 29, 2021, 04:30 AM UTC (UTC)
ends on:
Dec 08, 2021, 04:30 AM UTC (UTC)


In alignment with India’s mission to enhance the capacity and capability for research in India, Intel and AWS, in association with the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA), invite research teams to participate in the National HPC Hackathon to port their existing solutions and optimize in cloud. 

Participating teams will be provided with AWS infrastructure on Intel for building pipelines for solutions in the field of life sciences. They will compete to execute these pipelines to showcase faster, parallel, high throughput and optimized use of compute. Exciting prizes await the winners. 


Note: It is mandatory to submit your idea in the proposed format only. Click here to download the format.

Life Sciences

Life sciences field is vast and covers a plethora of opportunities. An indicative list of a few life sciences research areas below (not exhaustive):

  • Chemistry: Bio-chemistry & molecular modelling
  • Bio-engineering: Agricultural engineering
  • Genomics: Complex disease genomics, agri-genomics, oncology & microbial genomics
  • Biology: Molecular biology
  • Pharmacology: Drug discovery, pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamic modelling


Main Prizes

Winning Team will receive prizes worth USD 30K and a 2-year access to exclusive Intel software support.

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