International Track Application Form

Welcome to the Presidential Hackathon in Taiwan! We are looking for exciting and innovative open data ideas that can help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the use of data, technology and collaboration. In order to facilitate the event, we would like to learn about your project and team, then use cases, outputs & outcomes, impact, replicability, target SDGs — and a final ‘wildcard’ question.
Team Members (Maximum 5 people per team.)

Member 1 should be the contact person and team leader

Member 1 Full Name *

Member 1 Skills * (such as Python, GIS, R, civil engineering, telecommunications)

Member 1 Home Country *

E-mail *

Member 2 Full Name

Member 2 Skills

Member 2 Home Country

Member 3 Full Name

Member 3 Skills

Member 3 Home Country

Member 4 Full Name

Member 4 Skills

Member 4 Home Country

Member 5 Full Name

Member 5 Skills

Member 5 Home Country

Project Title *

Project summary *

Team Name *

Use case (problem statement)

In this section, please provide a clear use case by answering the following questions.

1. What is the specific problem you are addressing? *

2. What research is there to show what the problem is? *

3. Who are your stakeholders and how will you engage them in the project? *

Outputs and outcomes

In this section, please explain your solution, prototype or tool by answering the following questions.

4. What is the solution, tool or prototype you intend to deliver or build? Please also indicate your minimum viable product and any features and/or functionality will you add on in future. *

5. Project type (Which of the following will your application deliver. Please select all that apply.) *

6. How does your proposed solution solve the problem? (i.e. what will happen as a result of your project, including a theory of change) *

7. Outline what open data you are going to generate or improve, analyse or use in your prototype. Provide URLs if possible. Outline what tools you are planning to use. *

8. Outline any other data sources you have / intend to use (Include as much information as possible, e.g. data name, URLs, format, whether it's open access or not.) *

9. Why is your proposed solution innovative? *


In this section, please indicate your solution, tool or prototype’s potential for delivering longer term and sustained impact by answering the following questions.

10. What is your strategy and next steps for implementing your solution after the hackathon to ensure it is widely adopted and embedded in organisations or institutional processes? *

11. Who are the partners you will work with to ensure use of your data and analysis or adoption of your solution/tool? Do you have existing support from or engagement with them? *


Please describe the replicable aspects of your project.

12. How will the code and/or learning be shared/replicated? (e.g. source code shared in a public repository or analysis notebook; blog posts sharing learning) *


13. Please identify SDGs related to your project. *

14. How does your project support social innovation to achieve SDG(s)? *


This section allows you to tell us anything else about the project not covered above.

15. Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your team or project?

Verification Code

Note: Please note that [Project name], [Why is this problem important?] and [Expected outcome and impact] will be displayed on this website after submission.

Intellectual Property Rights Statement

1. Any intellectual property in the submission must belong to the Applicant. Applicants will retain the intellectual property rights to their entry to the Prize. Such Intellectual Property must be clearly marked as proprietary except if you are publishing open source. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that they are not infringing on the Intellectual Property of others.
2. The teams guarantee that the information provided, including but not limited to the proposal, graphics, presentation, audio, video, and other materials, does not infringe intellectual property rights and other rights of others, or violate laws and regulations.
3. The shortlisted teams agree to authorize the organizer or co-organizers to use the graphics, presentations, photos, videos and other materials, including but not limited to the names and portraits of the team members, free of charge without the restriction of time, location, and number of times for non-profit purposes, including but not limited to printing, display, promotion, news reporting, publication, and publicizing, and to sublicense third parties to use the aforementioned materials. The teams also agree that the organizer may revise, reproduce, edit, and exercise, on relevant marketing media, all of the rights of the copyright owner enjoys under the copyright law without notifying the teams. However, the programs, software, system produced by the teams during the event are not included. The teams and their members also agree not to exercise their moral rights if the aforementioned rights are not compromised.
4. The team agrees to authorize the organizer or co-organizer to take photos, make films, or request the teams to provide relevant photos or videos for the purposes of recording, promoting, and marketing this event or related activities during the course of this event and that the organizer and co-organizer may publish the aforementioned photos or videos in any form.