YOUNG INNOVATORS COMPETITION ON BIG DATA AND HEALTH CHALLENGE
The ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition BIG DATA and Health challenge, sponsored by SAP is open for applications!
Until 22nd March 2016, ITU will be looking for the best young social entrepreneurs with innovative ideas on how ICTs can help in Health issues using Big Bata.
Health care is one of the most exciting frontiers for big data today. As cited by the ITU, an average hospital is expected to output 665 terabytes of data annually. That data can be used by individuals to create specialized treatment plans, or by public health experts to design health systems that better aid their communities.
Big data is one of the major rising issues in tech today. In 2013, and ITU report stated that 90% of data had been created in the previous 2 years. That pace led to SAP citing prediction of 6 trillion terabytes of data available in 2014.
For more information, check out https://ideas.itu.int/