Winners

Hack
 
for
 
Sweden
 

2019

Environment
Mobility
Business Sector
Labor Market
Education & Science
Health Sector
All teams
Award ceremony
🥇Winner of our prestigious Hack for Sweden Award and also category winners of the Health Award
Winner of 50.000SEK, the support of our partners to realize the solution and a trip to the world exhibition Expo2020 in Dubai to present their solution in the Swedish Pavilion

Daresay
 

Jane Bertheim, Lisa Lee, Lena Kjellqvist, Lexi Li, Miriana Gischia, Joakim.Ljungren, Arvid Langstrom

Collecting data on medicine compliance by empathizing and supporting chronically ill patients

Selected challenge:
How can we use data strategically to decrease the human illnesses and mental disorders?
Open Data used:
  • Läkemedelsboken: Medicine information, side effects, dosage and etc
  • Socialstyrelsen (Number of the patients per illness and medication)
Motivation by the Jury:

A comprehensible solution that could be of great importance for a lot of people – while at the same time using data gathered to get a better understanding of possible side effects of commonly used medications.

🥇Winner of Green Award
Winner of 30.000SEK, the support of our partners to realize the solution and a trip to Almedalen to present their prototype on stage at Hack for Sweden’s event on July 5th 2019

Vattn
 

Adelric Wong, Daniel Andersson, Neo Ann Qi, Philip Eriksson, Yanisa Suratpipit

See what you can't see, stay informed on your groundwater levels to prepare for the unforeseen.

🥈Silver winner of Green Award

Hsf-team-Sustainability
 

Thomas Pettersson, Jonas Lindholm, Johan Hallenberg, Victor Nordh, Don Michael Graben

A travel planner that helps the traveler to take co2 emissions into account when selecting way of travel.

Selected challenge:
How can we facilitate for citizens to make sustainable choices in their everyday life?
Open Data used:
  • Stationer (autocomplete) - ResRobot/Samtrafiken
  • Utsläppsvärden - Trafikverket
  • Position och resrutter - GoogleApi (inkl ResRobot)
Motivation by the Jury:

A seductively, simple idea with great potential to create impact on the travel system in line with peoples wishes to make informed decisions using open data. Cheep and quick to realize with great benefit to society!

🥉Bronze winner of Green Award

Kåda
 
development
 
/
 
FoodPrint
 

Gustav Bylund, Alexander Kazen, Filip Marko, Hanna Björkman

FoodPrint - because Great Food is healthy for both you and the environment

Selected challenge:
How can we facilitate for citizens to make sustainable choices in their everyday life?
Contact person:
Open Data used:
  • Mat-klimat-listan - 1.1 (SLU)
  • Livsmedelsdatabas (Livsmedelsverket)
  • Öppna listan - ett utdrag från RISE klimatdatabas för livsmedel v 1.5 (RISE)
Motivation by the Jury:

Creating instant awareness of your consumtion behaviors. A clear simple and attractive solution that can be used in order to change your climate impact by visualizing national statistics. A recipe for saving the world!

🥇Winner of Mobility Award
Winner of 30.000SEK, the support of our partners to realize the solution and a trip to Almedalen to present their prototype on stage at Hack for Sweden’s event on July 5th 2019

News
 
analytics
 

Luis Cano, Isaias Cabrera

Use VR and 8D to livestreaming the event so the people with real motor disability can live the experience

Selected challenge:
How do we make it possible to enjoy the experience of travelling, without the physical movement through time and space?
Contact person:
Open Data used:

Försäkringskassan´s Datasets

Motivation by the Jury:

The solution VR Sweden makes the experiences of life accessible to people with mobility restrictions. The team intends to create an NGO that operates a platform for everyone to take part of experiences through peer-to-peer VR technology and live streaming even if they cannot travel due to mobility issues or other disabilities. The team has a well though trough strategy including plausible partnerships, investment plan and clear go to market strategy with a positive impact for society. 

🥈Silver winner of Mobility Award

Green
 
light
 
/
 
Smoove
 

Emil Janitzek, Stephanie Mazzotta, Alexander Maxia, Michael Gigler, Ysanne Yeo

The smart solution to making public transport smooth.

Selected challenge:
How do we create smarter cities through visualizing dataflows from traffic?
Contact person:
Open Data used:

Trafiklab

  • ResRobot - Reseplanerare
  • ResRobot - Stolptidtabeller 2
  • Trafikverket öppet API
Motivation by the Jury:

The solution Smoove seeks to create a win-win-win scenario for travel operators, commuters and the environment to motive more people to use public transportation by providing the chance to optimise and personalise their travel for comfort or speed. Based on the insight that many people do not use public transportation due to over-crowded busses or trains and the associated stress with these, the team combines machine learning of transportation flow, weather data and crowd-sourcing to allow for smarter travel planning. The solution is realisable, possible to scale and with a clear benefit for society.

🥉Bronze winner of Mobility Award

Komju:n
 

Kajsa Forslund Sundman, Farhia Mohamed Muse

Using Open data and crowdsourced data, we aim to increase physical safety for people to get around their neighborhood

Selected challenge:
How can we make personal transport safer and simpler with a clear sustainable perspective?
Contact person:
Open Data used:

Traffic accidents (Stockholms stad)

Motivation by the Jury:

The team behind Komju:n addresses the need to increase perceived and experienced safety in the neighbourhood to promote increased sustainable means of transport such as walking or bicycling. The app combines data from accident reports and crowd-sourced prioritisation of issues to provide municipalities with an actionable list of problems to fix to increase perceived feeling of safety and the user a chance to choose safer alternative routes.

🥇Winner of Business Award
Winner of 30.000SEK, the support of our partners to realize the solution and a trip to Almedalen to present their prototype on stage at Hack for Sweden’s event on July 5th 2019

ECO
 
56
 

Alex Baker, Alice Heiman, Antonio Calderon, Ariane Bundoc, Elisseos Mavratzotis, Helen Poetri, Victor Naumburg

Online marketplace where farmers can share low carbon footprint goods/products with environmentally conscious consumers

Selected challenge:
How can we highlight and promote societal challenges with a market potential to entrepreneurs?
Contact person:
Open Data used:

Alex Baker, Alice Heiman, Antonio Calderon, Ariane Bundoc, Elisseos Mavratzotis, Helen Poetri, Victor Naumburg

Motivation by the Jury:

The team has created a solution that adresses 4 out of 5 of the biggest carbon emission polluters in a fun and engaging way through app based service that uses AR and data from SCB, Konsumentverket and others sources.

We believe this will have the possibility to make citizens take more conscious purchase decisions.

🥈Silver winner of Business Award

Unergy
 

Eric Leijonmarck, Jonas Sunde, Johan Vikström, Monika Lionaite

Solving Overloaded power-grids by getting optimized timeslots for energy consumption for your appliances.

Open Data used:
  • Nordpolen API
  • SMHI API
  • Energimyndighetens databas
Motivation by the Jury:

Unergy aims to solve an urgent societal challenge: making energy consumption more efficient and sustainable by evening out power usage throughout the day. With a clear value proposition where consumers save money by eg. running their dishwasher in the middle of the day and households collectively use power grids more effiiciently,  this solution is scalable, and beneficial for society and the environment.

🥉Bronze winner of Business Award

High
 
Tech
 
Unicorns
 

Johan Lind, Anette Gustafsson, Amandha Stensson, André Edetun Falk, Agnes Lindell

A chrome extension to get a gently reminder when you are about to exhibit a possible return behavior when onlineshopping

Selected challenge:
How can we in a sustainable way improve the delivery of goods?
Open Data used:

Kolada API

Motivation by the Jury:

High Tech Unicorns offers a simple solution to help change the return behaviour of consumers who shop online. This team has already created a Chrome Extension that allows for testing the impact of their idea early on and will be able to spread knowledge and highlight an often overlooked problem in the return behaviour.

🥇Winner of Job Award
Winner of 30.000SEK, the support of our partners to realize the solution and a trip to Almedalen to present their prototype on stage at Hack for Sweden’s event on July 5th 2019

Ava
 

Fred Isaksson, Joakim Eklund

Ava - Digitalised and self-empowered study- and work guidance for everyone.

Selected challenge:
How do we improve the possibilities to lifelong learning and increase the movement in the Swedish labour market?
Open Data used:

Arbetsförmedlingen open API:

  • Yrkesbeskrivningar
  • Framtidsprognoser
  • Platsbanken
Motivation by the Jury:

Ava solves a fundamental problem in labor market - and in life. What are you really good at? What do you really enjoy doing? It digitizes and democratized the best possible career counselling. Ava asks the hard questions and helps you reflect. That is what creates driven citizens for citizen driven innovation. Ava is flexible, it can evolve independently and it is realistically scalable. Ava is the most scifi idea we heard, but it actually works - we tried.   

🥈Silver winner of Job Award

Ndoors
 

Isabella Richiello, Angelina von Gegerfelt, Per Sonberg, John Stjernrup, Johan Cederloo, Max Dyrhage

We help job seekers gather and share references. Crowdsourcing social proof of globally.

Selected challenge:
How do we ensure competence in an increasingly changing labour market?
Open Data used:

JobTechDev Data: Skills, abilities and roles Crowdsourcing the verification of the future workforce

JobTechDev Data: Jobs based on your skills Training our machine learning algoritms to predict which jobs will match what skills

Motivation by the Jury:

The Ndoors team created a simple, self-reinforcing system that enabled its users to provide references to prospective employers in a way that the employers could trust, eliminating a slow and tedious part of the hiring process.  Their system solved a single problem well, and they offered a realistic value proposition for employers.

🥉Bronze winner of Job Award

Micro
 

Motivation by the Jury:

Micro targets a very specific and vulnerable group in the labour marker: newly arrived women. They are not easily reached by the current agencies and their skills remain easily invisible. Micro solves inequality with flexibility, while it also creates a data stream to enable the market to evolve and accommodate the new, real skills and capabilities.

🥇Winner of Education and Science Award
Winner of 30.000SEK, the support of our partners to realize the solution and a trip to Almedalen to present their prototype on stage at Hack for Sweden’s event on July 5th 2019

Student
 
T-fest
 

Marcus Mazouch, Mikael Ahlin, Martin Andersson, Johannes Rönnqvist, Felix Ranby, Trolle Jacobsson, Johannes Sjölund, Jakob Flygare

We present a cluster of sub categories within a certain area using web scraping, NLP and clustering.

Selected challenge:
How do we make scientific results more accessible to the citizens in order to fight fake news?
Open Data used:

Open sources for scientific articles

Motivation by the Jury:

Student T-fest addresses the next big challenge in the information-age, to sort, curate and package large amounts of information and present it in a easy and accessible way. It has a very broad application potential: from citizens evaluating news to changing educational methods to professionals doing secondary research.

🥈Silver winner of Education and Science Award

IBM++
 

Mark Holmgren, Andreas Herman, Isak Kabir, Joel Tsegaye, Mariam Massoud, Anton Picetti, Linus Berg, Sejal Gandhi
Selected challenge:
How do we make scientific results more accessible to the citizens in order to fight fake news?
Contact person:
Open Data used:

Citation network dataset by Aminer

Motivation by the Jury:

Sourcerer app and plug-in backtracks sources of news in order to filter out fake news, and identify inflection points and outliers. Through this the take on one of our times greatest democratic challenges.

🥉Bronze winner of Education and Science Award

Bridgely
 

Markus Tenghamn, Alex Örnberg, Sebastian Rundqvist, Lilly Zheng, Peter Tenghamn

We make it easy for anyone interested in learning and science to use data in any project.

Selected challenge:
How do we decrease the digital divide?
Contact person:
Open Data used:

We tested with data from Kronofogden and Centrala studiestödsnämnden but we plan to support any open data sets

Motivation by the Jury:

Bridgley simplifies and innovates the approach to connect open or legacy sources of data by an easy-to-use drag-and drop interface. This will open the door for many more people to innovate with open or legacy data.

🥇Winner of Health Award
Winner of 30.000SEK, the support of our partners to realize the solution and a trip to Almedalen to present their prototype on stage at Hack for Sweden’s event on July 5th 2019

Daresay
 

Jane Bertheim, Lisa Lee, Lena Kjellqvist, Lexi Li, Miriana Gischia, Joakim.Ljungren, Arvid Langstrom

Collecting data on medicine compliance by empathizing and supporting chronically ill patients

Selected challenge:
How can we use data strategically to decrease the human illnesses and mental disorders?
Open Data used:
  • Läkemedelsboken: Medicine information, side effects, dosage and etc
  • Socialstyrelsen (Number of the patients per illness and medication)
Motivation by the Jury:

A comprehensible solution that could be of great importance for a lot of people – while at the same time using data gathered to get a better understanding of possible side effects of commonly used medications.

🥈Silver winner of Health Award

St3m
 

Mariya Lysenkova, Steinar Sturlaugsson, Johan Hermansson, Johan Dahlberg

Helping residents to prepare for disaster or war using a gamified app with a social aspect.

Selected challenge:
How do we improve individual health and community wellbeing through better natural disaster preparedness, accelerated response and a greater capacity to recovery?
Open Data used:
  • MSB - Skyddsrumskartan
  • Viktigt meddelande till allmänheten, VMA
  • SMHI - weather warnings
Motivation by the Jury:

With high realizability and great potential for improving risk awareness and readiness and making it fun at the same time using gamification.

🥉Bronze winner of Health Award

Yugo
 
45
 

Mahir Hambiralovic, Anton Kostevski

A model for predicting Swedish flu-outbreaks 3 weeks pre-outbreak, based on a UCLA paper. Helps inform the public in app

Selected challenge:
How can we use data strategically to decrease the human illnesses and mental disorders?
Open Data used:

Folkhälsomyndighetens Influensarapport

Motivation by the Jury:

Simplifying disease detection using advanced modelling techniques from open sources for the benefit of society.

Want to see the teams pitch their solutions on stage to the Advisory Board? See the teams win their category and compete for the Hack for Sweden Award in this video from the Hack for Sweden finals!

Hack for Sweden Final