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2:49 PM  June 7, 2019

Tomsk State University will host a 36-hour hackathon of IT specialists

© предоставлено компанией ENBISYSTomsk State University will host a 36-hour hackathon of IT specialists

TOMSK, Jun 7 – RIA Tomsk. About 200 IT specialists will take part in a regional stage of the All-Russian competition "Digital Break" which will take place on the platform of the Tomsk State University (TSU) in a format of a 36-hour hackathon, the organizer of the stage Alina Shuvalova reported to RIA Tomsk on Friday.

"Digital break" is a flagman project of Russia – the country of opportunities. According to Shuvalova, the regional stage of the competition will pass in Tomsk on June 8 and 9 in a format of a 36-hour hackathon during which contestants will develop prototypes of digital products.

"Tomsk is a scientific education center, and in this regard the hackathon will help development, first of all, of innovative activity in the region. The developed projects on five tracks (health care, state services, transport logistics, housing and public utilities, science and education) have to help with the solution of problems of the city and the region", – Shuvalova reported.

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She added that about 200 participants are expected. By results of the hackathon 15 best teams will present the Tomsk region in the final of "Digital break", it is planned for September in Moscow. Winners of the final will be able to apply for financing of the project. The general prize fund of the competition – 10 million rubles. Besides, contestants will have an opportunity to be trained according to special educational programs.

According to the interlocutor of the agency, the first wave of hackathons will be accepted on June 8-9 by four more cities: St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Vladivostok and Voronezh together with Tomsk. Internal events will be held till July 28 in 40 cities of Russia.

As it is reported on TSU website, the competition "Digital Break" started on April 3. The main goal of the project is to find new shots for digital economy across all Russia. More than 66 thousand applications from all regions were submitted for the competition. More than 19 thousand people will take part in regional stages in all cities.

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