Challenge Rules

Phase 1

  1. The HIT Challenge 2016 is open to all professionals representing any Singapore-based healthcare organisation (for eg, healthcare groups, eldercare centers and private institutions).
  2. This is a team-based challenge comprising of a Core team (CORE) in Phase 1, and the addition of a Technical Support Team (TST) in Phase 2.
  3. Each CORE should comprise of at least two (02) but no more than five (05) persons from the healthcare fraternity.
  4. There is no limit to the number of teams that may participate from any given organisation.
  5. Each team may only submit their concept in one (01) participation  category.

Phase 2

  1. Each CORE can only have one (01) TST.
  2. Each TST should comprise of up to three (03) persons from the participating Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) or any individual from Startup Companies within the IT industry.
  3. Each CORE can also ‘loan’ technology from participating Corporate Companies.
  4. CORE are not limited by the technology offered by the participating Corporate Companies but they should inform the organisers should other sources of technology be used. Please contact the event organiser at
  5. Teams with accepted concepts (moving onto Phase 2) have been notified by email and will need to complete the team registration fee payment of S$60 per team. The payment is to be made online, via the official website page on “Team Registration”.
  6. The registration payment deadline is 23:59 hrs (+08:00 GMT) on Thursday, 30 June 2016. Teams who do not complete the payment by this deadline will automatically be considered as having withdrawn from the challenge.


  1. Each individual could not be a member in more than one team (CORE or TST).
  2. By taking part in the challenge, participants: (a) agree to comply with the official rules and decisions of the Organisers, and (b) hold harmless the Organisers against any and all injuries, liability, losses, damages, costs or expense of any kind relating to their participation in the challenge. The Organisers are not responsible for any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the challenge or the processing of submissions. The Organisers are not responsible for any injury or damage to persons or property which may be related to participation in the challenge or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
  3. The Organisers reserve the right in its sole discretion to (a) cancel, modify or suspend the challenge or any portion at any time, and (b) limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair by the Organisers in its sole discretion. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the challenge or website or who are in violation of these rules, as solely determined by the Organisers, will be disqualified and all associated submissions will be void.

Please also review the Official Rules and Regulations for further information.