About GTEL DEMOFEST

GTEL DEMOFEST

A contest for EdTech entrepreneurs, including students, faculty members, and app developers, to showcase innovative real-world projects using emerging technologies that serve the education sector. Participating entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to discuss options for accelerating market reach with invited investors and capital funds groups.

Tracks

Hackathon Track

Targets university students, allowing them to present their ideas and translate them into solutions through guidance sessions from IT specialists and entrepreneurs.

Application Track

Targets app developers and faculty members, enabling them to showcase and improve their previously developed applications to increase their chances of success in the market

Challenge Track

Targets those interested in data science and generative AI. Participants will be provided with educational data and will compete to build AI models to analyze and classify this data.

Awards

Total of 75 Thousand Riyals

Hackathon Track

1st

7,000

Saudi Riyals

2nd

5,000

Saudi Riyals

3rd

3,000

Saudi Riyals

4th – 8th

2,000

Saudi Riyals
each

Application Track

1st

7,000

Saudi Riyals

2nd

5,000

Saudi Riyals

3rd

3,000

Saudi Riyals

4th – 8th

2,000

Saudi Riyals
each

Challenge Track

1st

7,000

Saudi Riyals

2nd

5,000

Saudi Riyals

3rd

3,000

Saudi Riyals

4th – 8th

2,000

Saudi Riyals
each

Conditions and Registration

General Conditions

  1. Participants must be EdTech entrepreneurs, including students, faculty members, and app developers.
  2. All projects submitted must be original work created by the participants.
  3. Teams can consist of up to 5 members.
  4. All deliverables must be submitted by the specified deadline.
  5. Teams must present their projects to a panel of judges during DEMOFEST.
  6. Participants retain ownership of their projects but must agree to allow DEMOFEST to use their project information for promotional purposes.
  7. At least one team member must be present during DEMOFEST on 24-25 of November 2024 to present the project and answer questions.
  8. Participants are responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses related to their participation in the DEMOFEST.
  9. Participants must adhere to ethical standards and avoid any form of plagiarism or cheating.
  10. Projects should incorporate emerging technologies relevant to the education sector.

Registration Form

Track-Specific Conditions:

  • Participants must be currently enrolled university students.
  • Participants must attend all scheduled guidance sessions with IT specialists and entrepreneurs.
  • Projects must be at the idea stage or in early development.
  • Projects should be innovative and focus on solving a specific educational problem or improving educational processes.

Team Information


Team Members Information


Project Information


Agreement to General Conditions


Intellectual Property Agreement


Track-Specific Conditions:

  • Participants must have a previously developed application that they wish to showcase and improve.
  • The team should aim to enhance the existing application to increase its chances of success in the market.
  • The application should be innovative and address a specific educational problem or improve educational processes.
  • The application must not have participated in any previous competitions.
  • Participants can participate individually or as part of a team.

Team Information


Team Members Information


Application Information


Agreement to General Conditions


Intellectual Property Agreement


Track-Specific Conditions:

  • Participants should have some level of expertise in data science and AI to compete effectively.
  • Participants will be provided with a dataset that they must use to build their AI models.
  • Projects should focus on developing AI models to analyze and classify the provided educational data.

Team Information


Team Members Information


Team Experience Information


Agreement to General Conditions


Intellectual Property Agreement