The largest student-run hackathon in the UK! Bigger and better than ever!

Kick off the new decade right.
Are you ready for IC Hack 20?

The largest student-run hackathon in the UK returns to Imperial College better than ever before. Running for its 9th consecutive year, we’re bringing over 400 of the UK's most creative and talented students together for 24 hours of learning, building, fun, and networking on the weekend of 8-9th February 2020. Come create something cool!

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Best Educational Hack

Prize - Sony WH-1000XM3 (noise cancelling headphones)

Best Newcomers' Hack

More than 50% Freshers in the team
Prize - ASUS ZenScreens (lightweight portable monitor)

Best Entertainment Hack

Prize - PS4 + Game

Best Smart Home/IOT Hack

Prize - Google Nest Hub

Best Community Hack

Prize - Nintendo Switch Lite + Game

Cisco: Best Hack Using Cisco Technologies

American Express: Best User Experience

Thought Machine: Money For Good

Next Jump: The Most Helpful Hack

Prize - Oculus Go

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Github link and description of the project




Judging Criteria

  • Originality
  • Usefulness
  • Technical Challenge