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Fourth Annual UCLA 'Code for the Mission' App Competition

Friday, June 16, 2017

UCLA's Technology Development Group and Office of Information Technology are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual UCLA “Code for the Mission” App Competition. The “Code for the Mission” competition seeks to encourage UCLA Faculty, Students, and Staff to develop mobile apps that further the UCLA mission of translating research for social benefit.

Initial Competition Registration Deadline:  June 16, 2017

This year’s competition will have three contest categories: Education, Research, and Service. Winners from each category will receive a cash prize of $5,000.00 and placement in UCLA’s official app store.

2017 “Code for the Mission” Competition Categories:


Track 1: Education – Diversity in Education
Develop apps that support, encourage or celebrate diversity in education

Track 2: Research – Quantified-Self Apps
Develop apps that enhance self-knowledge via data

Track 3: Service – Creating a More Livable LA
Develop apps that encourage public transportation, strengthen investment in our environment, improve our air quality, etc.

For UCLA faculty, students, and staff interested in additional information about UCLA’s “Code for the Mission” initiative, additional deadlines, and how to find a team member for the competition, please visit http://codeforthemission.ucla.edu.

Please also see our student-only “Team up with the Chancellor” competition at https://codeforthemission.ucla.edu/team-chancellor.