The competition for development of Open Data-enabled mobile applications announced for students in Astana

The competition for development of Open Data-enabled mobile applications announced for students in Astana

Тhe office of commercialization announces about the “Open Apps” competition among University students of Astana for the development of applications and services based on Open Data published on the data.egov.kz portal. The organizers of the competition are National Information Technologies JSC and “Astana Business Campus” innovation cluster.

Presentations devoted to Open Data portal and workshops on creation of mobile apps will be held for participants within the competition taking place at Astana Business Campus. Presentations will help in creating in-demand and qualitative product.   All the competition participants will be able to obtain any consultations and answers to their questions from the dedicated NIT JSC experts.

According to the competition conditions, participants have to develop mobile applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone using Open Data published on the data.gov.kz portal via API. Web applications (web services, telegram bots, etc.) will be also considered as alternative to mobile apps.

That is compulsory to use data from data.egov.kz portal for development, besides it is important that the created IT product will be useful and socially important. Also, participants can use external services and other API. Creative design and multi-language interface will be welcomed. Copyright for application should be reserved by the developer.

The developer of the best application or service will get a transformer ultrabook.

The registration deadline to participant in the competition is 8 December 2016. The deadline for submission of works is 25 January 2017. The results of competition will be announced on 30 January 2017.

Detailed information can be get from the Commercialization Office (university administration building, office 1304. tel - 310 245, nurmukhanbetovaa@mail.ru)