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IBM Call for Code Global Challenge 2020

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Mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and climate change by creating sustainable solutions using open source technology. Get the details on the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge, understand its two tracks, and start building today.

Call for Code asks innovators to create practical, effective, and high-quality applications based on one or more IBM Cloud services (for example, web, mobile, data, analytics, AI, IoT, or weather) that can have an immediate and lasting impact on humanitarian issues. Teams of developers, data scientists, designers, business analysts, subject matter experts and more are challenged to build solutions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and climate change.

Benefits:

Grand prize winner:

  •  $200,000 USD cash prize
  • Invitation to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
  • Open-source project support from The Linux Foundation
  • Opportunity for mentorship and investment in the solution
  • Solution implementation support through Code and Response.

First and second runner up:

  • $25,000 USD cash prize
  • Invitation to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
  • Open-source project support from The Linux Foundation

Third and fourth runner up:

  • $10,000 USD cash prize
  • Invitation to the Call for Code Global Award Announcement
  • Open-source project support from The Linux Foundation

Eligibilities

  • All developers, designers, and entrepreneurs who are over the age of 18 or the age of majority in their jurisdiction, whichever is greater.
  • Employees of IBM, DCC, and governmental agencies are not eligible to participate.
  • All participants must accept the terms of the participation Agreement upon submission.

Eligible Regions: Open for All
Application Deadline: July 31,2020
Official Link: https://callforcode.org/challenge/