Augumenta has been nominated as the new Grand Prix winner of Oulu 5GFWD Hackathon. The judges of Oulu University track and the Grand Prix judges have decided to disqualify Navify from the competition for violating the rules. The judges have chosen the new winners for the Grand Prix prize and Oulu University Hospital’s challenge. This decision is to foster fair play, quality and creativity within the hackathon contestant community.


The new winner of the Oulu 5GFWD Hackathon Grand Prix prize is Augumenta.

Augumenta won Nokia Digital Factory challenge with Smart Worker 4.0 solution, which enhances the wireless production in Nokia’s factory. Augumenta gets the 5000 € Oulu 5GFWD Hackathon Grand Prix prize.

The new winner of the Oulu University Hospital challenge is ThereCare

ThereCare’s solution showed very high skill in developing a VR solution related to remote monitoring of a newborn baby. This solution incorporated 5G technology as a part of the solution and showed a large potential in making the customer journey better, especially for parents that cannot be physically in touch with their new born child. ThereCare gets the 5000 € track winner prize..

According to the Judges, the choice between Augumenta and Navify as the Grand Prix winner was really difficult one already in the first place. Therefore, now Augumenta was an obvious choice as the winner of the whole Hackathon.

What is Oulu 5GFWD Hackathon?

Oulu 5GFWD Hackathon is an intense development competition organized by the city of Oulu together with Nokia, Telia, Oulu University Hospital and chosen partners. In the Hackathon teams utilized 5G technology to develop solutions to the challenges given by Nokia, Telia and Oulu University Hospital. 70 coders and other experts of various fields took part on the event. The hackathon took place in June 9-11 2017 in Tellus Innovation Arena in Oulu University.

Ultrahack and BusinessOulu handled practical arrangements of Oulu 5GFWD Hackathon.