A medico primarily discovers the problema and proposes a probable solution. Since it's a Hackathon on a pandemic, first hand knowledge and problem recognition will be developed by the medico. Eg. In the path of diagnostics, The primary tools of formulating a kit is primarily possessed by a medico.
Yes it is necessary to choose 3 diff tracks. Since, in the case of competition for a particular track, we will have to allot a 2nd or a 3rd preference.
If you register early, we will be able to provide you your 1st option. We will also provide an opportunity for SAMSA members to go for their tracks.
The online platform is basically an Instant messaging platform which shall be used a communication tool among team members, mentors and organizing team. You will not have to give us a product or device but only a tangible solution or a prototype. Our work is to help you find mentors who might be interested to invest in your plan.
Selecting 3 tracks is only for the scenario when your first runs out of space. It shall be prudent of you to get ideas ready for all of the tracks provided a need arises. Who knows! Maybe like Einstein, your subsequent ideas might be Nobel worthy as compared to your humble firsts!