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IBM COVID-19 Call for Code Global Challenge 2020

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IBM COVID-19 Call for Code Global Challenge 2020

The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge brings community experts to identify and deploy solutions for COVID-19, also called Coronavirus. The global pandemic Coronavirus outbreak has presented an unprecedented global challenge which must be tackled and solved.

IBM regonizes the urgency to act – this years call for code will tackle both climate change and COVID 19. We beleive technology will go a long way in helping us. So we need everyong to get involved in the massive effort to help make the world safe.

To accelerate the fight against COVID-19, IBM is uniting world developers, data scientists and problem solvers who will come together to respond provide top solutions.

Value/Prizes

Grand Prize

$200,000 USD cash prize
Invitation to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
Open source project support from The Linux Foundation
Opportunity for mentorship and investment in the solution
Solution implementation support through Code and Response.

First and Second Runner Up

$25,000 USD cash prize
Invitation to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
Open source project support from The Linux Foundation

Third and Fourth Runner Up

$10,000 USD cash prize
Invitation to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
Open source project support from The Linux Foundation.

Eligibility and Rules

  • Submissions –
    Submissions must use one or more IBM Cloud services or IBM Systems. Use of sponsor or affiliate APIs and open source libraries is also encouraged.
  • Team size –
    Teams of up to five (5) participants, each at least 18 years old, are allowed.
  • Joining teams –
    A participant may not be part of multiple teams.
  • Participation agreement –
    All team members must have accepted the 2020 Participation Agreement at the time they submit to be eligible.
  • Application standards –
    Applications must be new and built for the 2020 competition, but they may use code that was open sourced and publicly available to all other participants as of February 26, 2020.
  • Winners –
    Winning teams will be subject to a code review after submissions close.

How To Apply

Accept the Challenge, create an account and go through all the application requirements.

Submit your completed application

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Click Here to get further details on the IBM Call for Code Global Challenge 2020

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