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Create your team and build a "mashup application" using our ENDIAPI and win up to $3000 in prizes.
The challenge is to create a Web Application that integrates at least three Programming Interfaces (API's) based on the categories:
  • Photo
  • News
  • Labeling
  • Shopping
  • Video
  • Advertising
  • Social Communities and Recommendations

The Application must be built with the content syndication interfaces of elnuevodia.com in an original Mashup to provide a compelling user experience.

Judging

Tecnical Innovation
  • The use of state-of-the art tools, algorithms, methods and techniques.
  • Creative use of the API’s Integration.

User Experience
  • Easy to use and effective User-centric design.
  • Use of effective User Information/Interaction Architecture Patterns.

Commercial Potential
  • Simple but clear monetization methods.
  • General revenues models.


Objectives

  • Identify, motivate and recognize the talents of our universities.
  • To promote Technological Business Development.
  • To promote interaction between the Academia, Government and the Private Sector to identify opportunities for collaboration to address technological challenges.


PRESENTERS

El Nuevo Dia & Apex Technologies

COORDINADORES

Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez
  • RUM - Centro de Innovación Tecnológica Colegio de Administración de Empresas
  • RUM - Colegio de Ingeniería

TEAM WINNING PRIZES

  • $ 3000 per team member (maximum of $ 9000 per team)
  • Chance of internship / job in Apex Technologies
  • Presentation and promotion of the solution to the web page www.elnuevodia.com
  • Participation on a Web 2.0 conference (including travel and lodging expenses)
  • 1 year subscription to the electronic version of El Nuevo Dia

IMPORTANT DATES

  • 2/18/2010 – Kick-off and Registration Open
  • 3/2/2010 – Workshop #1: How to prepare a High-Impact Proposal via WebEx
  • 3/18/2010 – Workshop #2: How to create a Web 2.0 Mash-up using the ENDIAPI with Open API’s.
  • 3/18/2010 – Registration Due-Date
  • 4/8/2010 – Workshop #3: How to create a High-Impact Presentation
  • 4/20/2010 – Proposal Due Date.
  • 5/7/2010 – Prototype Presentation.
  • TBD – Award Ceremony