IC Hack is back! Running for its sixth consecutive year, we’re inviting 300 of the UK’s most creative and talented students to London to hack on any project that takes their fancy for 24 hours.

Programming and design come together to build the technology of the future.

This year, IC Hack 17 will be hosted at Imperial College London's South Kensington campus!

Hackathon Sponsors


Microsoft Cognitive Services Prize

The hack has to rely on the Cognitive Services or Microsoft Bot Framework and have at least one of the following:
• Use emotion detection to provide a new means of interaction with the user of the application.
• Solve or improve a real-world problem.
• Incorporate the use of a cameras (whether in phones, robots using Kinect, Realsense or Laptop/Mobile inbuilt Camera).
• Provided in an application for Web or iOS, Android and Windows 10

Thales cyber-security Prize

Next Jump Web App Prize

Best Hardware Hack

Best Freshers' Hack

At least half of the team members must be 1st year undergraduates.

Best Game

Most Ridiculous Hack

DoCSoc Choice Award

Most Viable Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:






Thales e-security

Thales e-security

Next Jump

Next Jump

Judging Criteria

  • Awesome Hack

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