UCB leads epilepsy hackathon to support patient needs through digital tools and services

On 24-26th April, 2015, developers, designers and epilepsy experts (doctors and patients) will come together at two simultaneous hackathons in Brussels, Belgium and Atlanta, US.


The Goal

To build innovative new digital tools for people with epilepsy and their caregivers.

“Epilepsy affects millions of people all over the world. At UCB, we want to support patients, their families and caregivers, with digital solutions that can connect them to valuable sources of knowledge and experience that can make a meaningful difference to their day-to-day living,” said Erik Janssen, Vice President Global Patient Solutions Epilepsy, UCB. “Hackathons are rapidly establishing themselves as a fast, effective way to develop innovative digital healthcare solutions. Creative, highly skilled online developers and designers relish the challenge of coming up with practical, workable prototypes