Over 84+ teams were registered for SPS Smarter Cities Hackathon. This resulted in more than 225+ participants from 12 different cities and 23 universities across Pakistan. The hackathon went on for over 4+ weeks and 35+ hour of live streams. The final decision was made by our panel of experts based on five salient points: the ingenuity of the smart cities idea, UX/UI, use of cognitive services, use of cloud services & performance & optimization of the final app.
Winning Team Name: Bisectors
Application Developed: Citizen’s Voice
Muhammad Ahsan Faheem
University Name: FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
Spinn Labs provides work space for individuals & small teams who have not yet grown into their own office space. The lab has been designed to foster collaboration & creativity. Individuals & teams can secure individual workstations on a monthly basis, & make use of the rest of the facilities such as conference rooms, collaboration spaces, & others on a first come first serve basis. Additionally, by working within Spinn Labs space individuals have the opportunity to interact with other entrepreneurial individuals in the community. Spinn Labs hosts a number of events on a regular basis to encourage learning & collaboration including Hackathons, Workshops & Meetups. Co-working in Spinn Labs gives participants a front row seat to all of these events & much more.
Spinn Labs is aligned with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan & has linkages with universities all across Pakistan through the Spinn Ambassador Program. Spinn Labs hosts virtual hackathons & other events in conjunction with the universities to foster practical learning. The goal of the lab is to assist students in applying their knowledge to real world problems, while interacting with professional innovators who can guide & mentor them.
Member of the technical community that want to try out the latest Cloud, Cognitive & IoT technology can get access to a variety of cutting edge tools & technologies. They can also get in touch with the experts in these fields & the professionals who know how to apply these tools & technologies through Spinn Labs. In many cases entrepreneurs can begin to investigate the technologies that can make their idea a reality with little or no cost through Spinn Labs.
In addition to technical assistance & an opportunity to collaborate with like-minded peers in the Spinn Labs, entrepreneurs can also access a number of services that can help a startup launch. Startups that are seeking guidance with product development &/or other business services like accounting, HR, marketing etc. can access these services through Spinn Labs. Everything you need to get a new company off the ground is available on as-needed basis.
SPINNLABS Innovation Ambassador is a person who provides opportunity for other fellow students to develop valuable real-world professional skills and an experiential learning experience. He/She facilitates the connection between SPS and dynamic students following SPS mission of driving innovation and entrepreneurship culture in the society. Innovation Ambassador also represents SPS at different innovation/entrepreneurship activities.
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A place where people from different fields, different backgrounds with different skill sets representing various geo-locations and industries can come together physically or virtually to solve a problem in an innovative fashion. We have a network of mentors who can help you from the initial idea to its final stage.
We have a number of different plans for individuals to small-sized teams. These plans are flexible in terms of your working hours and your specific needs. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
We have a unique SPINN Students Program at public and private sector universities across Pakistan. Under this program we conduct workshops, hackathons and other events to train students for the latest technologies being used in the industry. Through this program, for each term we choose the brightest & the most all-rounder students to become our ambassadors and to take our message forward. Please contact the Job Placement Officer at your university for further details on this program. Alternatively, you can write to us at email@example.com for further details.
We are a co-sharing space as well. This means that we have freelancers working for us which are shared among various teams & projects. As a freelancer, you get the opportunity to work on different ideas with different people - which is not only very exciting but also exposes you to a whole new range of experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage working mothers, students & freelancers to work with us both at our office or virtually from anywhere in the world.
SPINN Labs will serve as a hub for innovators and entrepreneurs. As a member of our organization you will:
Join a community of innovators, industry experts, academics and others who are seeking to make Pakistan and the world a better place. Receive mentoring from tech industry experts. Have the opportunity to apply for co-working space and funding. Have the opportunity to participate in tech meet ups and apply for training courses.