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Winners of the Grand Prize receive $200,000 USD cash and open source deployment support through Code and Response™ with The Linux Foundation.
In a recent global IBM survey of more than 3,000 developers, first responders, and social activists, 77% agree that climate change is the single most pressing issue of our time. In the same survey, 79% of respondents agree that climate change is something that can be reduced or combatted with technology.
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The Grand Prize winners of the inaugural 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge designed solar-powered mesh network devices that build connectivity where there is none. The team brought their devices in a field test to parts of Puerto Rico hit hardest by Hurricane Maria.Read more
The Grand Prize winners of the 2019 Call for Code Global Challenge beat out nearly 180,000 participants with their solution. The Barcelona-based team, which includes first responders, developed a Watson-based AI solution designed to monitor health and safety in firefighters, both long term and in real-time.Read more
The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge is aligned with the United Nations and the launch for its 75th anniversary of a global conversation on urgent issues such as the climate crisis. Call for Code is a multi-year initiative created in 2018 by the David Clark Cause with founding partner IBM.
IBM today announced the 2019 Call for Code grand prize was awarded to Prometeo for developing a health monitoring platform for firefighters. The [team] will receive $200,000 and assistance from IBM and its partners to bring the project to life.
[IBM's] Call for Code and Code and Response programs leverage IBM’s technology to address some of the world’s most pressing problems.