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One week left to deadline - keep going!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the NanoString Spatial Omics Hackathon. Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due on May 3rd, 2021 at 5PM EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. 

Prepare your video

Don’t forget: your submission must include a video showing your submission. Too often, participants leave this video to the last minute without realizing that it’s an important way to showcase your work for the judges.

Pro Tip: Don't wait until the last minute to upload your video. Due to file size, format, and your Internet connection, uploading a video to Facebook Video, YouTube, Vimeo, or Youku could take anywhere from a few minutes to several hours. We cannot stress this enough! There have been many times a submission becomes ineligible due to errors with video rendering and uploading.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Are you creating an open source solution that can help scientists interpret data and learn new things from a large kidney dataset assembled by the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profile? 

  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines?

  • Did you include one of the non-copyleft OSI-approved open source licenses within your submission?

Be sure to read through the official rules more than once. Or better yet, have a friend or colleague provide a second pair of eyes to make sure you didn’t miss anything.

You are almost to the finish line!


If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.