The objective of #HackAccessDublin is to make Dublin inclusive to people of all abilities by hacking the access obstacles in our way.

Engineers, developers, designers, urban innovators, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in innovation; here’s your opportunity to make an impact on your city! 

Join us to find innovative solutions to Dublin’s accessibility challenges.
Help us create a more diverse, open and engaging environment for everyone who lives in this amazing city.

 

 
 
 

 

PRIZES

First place - €2,000 plus 3 months hotdesk space, mentors tbc.

Second place - €1,000 plus 3 months hotdesk space.

Hotdesk space is being provided by Dogpatch Labs & DCU Alpha. 

 

Check out the highlights from 25 - 27 November 2016

 

CHALLENGES

 

The Transport Challenge

Create an alternative mode of transport for people with mobility problems who are not being

supported by current public transport methods

 

The Transport Challenge

Create a solution for sensory and visually impaired people to navigate the transport system

more efficiently and safely

 

The Workplace Challenge

Create a solution to help third level graduates with a disability find work placement with employers

seeking to create inclusive workplaces. All disabilities

 

The Social Challenge

create a solution that is both user-friendly & easy to implement, which makes it easier for

people in wheelchairs to socialise in the city. 

 

The Data Challenge

Create a way to gather and analyse data relating to the accessibility of Dublin's

transport system

 

The Awareness Challenge

Create a way for people to identify & rate the level of accessibility of their environment (public places) including

transport, workplaces & community event/cultural/social spaces, so that Dublin has an 'Access Score Card'

that would enable thecity to track and measure how accessible it is, encourage better design of

our city & create evidence-based solutions in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

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RESOURCES

3D rapid prototyping facilities & support 

Parking Data 

Accessible Transport Under Disability Act

 Nissan have given hackers a qashqai to work with!

Two Wheelchairs have been provided by Irish Wheechair Association

4 Purpose hack framework

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE AVAILABLE HERE

 

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Thanks to our sponsors & partners

Supporters

   

 

 

LOCATION

Google, Gordon House, barrow Street, Dublin 4