2015 Business and Technology Contest

Kapparate 2015 Business and Technology Contest

The Kapparate Business and Technology Competition promotes the use of computer science and technology towards producing a positive impact on society. Through the competition, students either present innovations in scientific research, or they demonstrate novel applications of existing technologies.

A total of $1500 in cash prizes will be awarded. (Prizes may increase with additional sponsorship.)

Students may work independently or in teams of up to three students

Competition Schedule

Registration and Submission

Student Eligibility

The Kapparate Business and Technology Contest is open to middle and high school students across the United States. Students must be citizens or permanent residents, and they must be in good standing for the 2013-2015 school year.

Project Eligibility

Computer science or software must be a core component of the student's project. Both theoretical computer science (such as statistical machine learning, graph theory, etc) as well as applied software engineering (web services, analytical algorithms, web-based marketing) are permitted. Projects whose subject matter involves a traditional science, but whose experimental or analytical methodology relies on computer science, are encouraged.

Recommended topics for business include but are not limited to:

Recommended topics for computer science include but are not limited to:

Judging Criteria