Nurse Hackathon 2018

Hacking the Opioid Crisis

The Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program of Northeastern University is excited to announce that we will be partnering with TechStars and NEUSHA for the second annual Nurse Hackathon as a part of Startup Weekend.

This time nurses are set on hacking the opioid crisis.



Brainstorm, Conceptualize, Ideate!


Create a prototype out of your concept!


Work your way through the innovation process with the help of our network of mentors!


Pitch your innovation to a panel of judges!

Hackathon 2018 Schedule

Dinner & Networking:

Get to know your new friends. Meet the people you’ll be working with.

Choose Your Project:

From the top projects – Choose which one you’ll work on over the weekend.

60 Seconds to Pitch:

Got an idea? You’ve got 1 minute to pitch in front of the group.

Build a Team:

Whether it’s your idea or someone else’s, you’ll create a cross-functional team to work with over the weekend.

Learn from the Best

Local mentors will be coming in throughout the event to coach you through the hard problems.

Get to Work

We’ve got the resources and support in place to make things happen in a short period of time. You’ll be responsible for everything from finding customers to building your product. We’ll be here to help when you need it.

Present in Front of Panel Judges

The culmination of the weekend. You’ll have 5 minutes to present the product or service you built to the crowd and a panel of experts.


Watch the other teams present and celebrate all the work you’ve done. Get the opportunity to talk to judges and mingle with mentors.

Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th

8am – 8pm Friday, May 18th
8am – 8pm Saturday, May 19th
8am – 3pm Sunday, May 20th

Northeastern University
Egan Research Center, Raython Ampitheater
120 Forsyth St, Boston, MA 02115