3rd edition
Healthcare Heroes


  • Where can I find directions to the building? +

    The hackathon will take place at Comet Meetings – Louise in Brussels. Here is how to get there!

    Place Stéphanie 20 1050 Brussels



    Metro: lines 2 and 6 (Louise)

    Bus: N11 (Stéphanie)

    Tram: 92 and 93 (Stéphanie)


    • ZenPark Parking (Rue Dejoncker 36 1060 Brussels)

    • Q-Park Parking (Rue Capitaine Crespel 27, 1050 Brussels)

    • Inter-Parking Stéphanie (Avenue Louise 83, 1060 Brussels)

  • How are winners selected? +

    During the hackathon and the presentation to the Federal Parliament, the projects will be evaluated by an independent jury according to the following criteria:

    The concept empowers patients to take responsibility for the prevention or management of their disease

    The concept is innovative

    The concept will have a positive economic impact on society

    The concept meets a need

    The concept shows potential for further development and implementation

  • Do I need to have an idea before the event? +

    No prior knowledge or ideas are required to register for the hackathon. During the hackathon, innovation experts will guide you through the latest design thinking techniques. Healthcare experts such as partners, patient associations and healthcare professionals will also be present to guide you.

  • Is there a maximum number of participants? +

    Yes. A maximum of 100 students can participate in the event. Since places are limited, we operate on a first come, first served basis.

  • How much does registration cost? +

    Registration is free!

  • What is the registration deadline? +

    The deadline for registration is October 13, 2023, at 4:00 pm. Please be aware that the event may have reached its full capacity before this date.

  • What do I need to bring to the event? +

    You should bring yourself, a great attitude and a laptop!

  • Do I need to bring my own food? +

    No. We will provide sandwiches, snacks and drinks for both days of the hackathon.

  • Do I need to have a background in healthcare? +

    No. You don’t need to have a background in healthcare to participate in the Healthcare Heroes hackathon. Whether you are a student in pharmacy, marketing, business, nursing, communication, management… you can participate!

  • What language will the hackathon be held in? +

    The hackathon will be held in English. As many Dutch-speaking and French-speaking students will participate, this will enhance all communication.  For the presentation of the cases however, each student can speak in his own language.

  • Who can participate? +

    The Healthcare Heroes hackathon is open to all higher education students in Belgium.

Healthcare Heroes
October 20 and 21, 2023
Be part of the event